Medical Device Registration and Approval in Nigeria

General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page for medical device registration and approval in Nigeria. Become a LICENSALE.COM user to receive detailed device-specific compliance information for each market, including Nigeria, free of charge, to expedite the preparation of your medical device or IVD registration application.

Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Nigeria

REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Medical devices are regulated by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

TIMEFRAME: The approval process takes around 3-6 months.

LICENSE VALIDITY: Licenses issued in Nigeria are valid for five years.

AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE: An authorized representative is required to register in Nigeria.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Trademark registration is required to request a license and should be requested ahead of time. An advertising permit should also be requested separately.

Last updated on February 9, 2015.

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