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, 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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