September 09, 2018

NAFDAC is the agency responsible for the control and regulation of consumable products in the country. Some of the products they regulate include: food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and packaged water including all drinks, animal feed and veterinary products, etc.

Follow the below steps to register your food/drink product with NAFDAC

  1. Purchase Product Registration Form online and submit duly completed form at LOD (R&R) at the agency’s office , along with the following documents;

(a) Application letter for product registration

(b) Photocopy of certificate of incorporation of company

(c) Contract manufacturing agreement (where applicable)

(d) Evidence of trademark approval from Federal Ministry of Commerce

(e) One sample and three labels

(f) Certificate of analysis for finished products

(g) Photocopy of receipts of payment for pre-production inspection

(h) and laboratory analysis

2. Upon satisfactory laboratory analysis, pre-production inspection report and approval of product, you shall pay for product registration certificate.

NAFDAC Registration could be an herculean task and a Compliance Directive is given where an applicant does not meet all the requirements for registration e.g incomplete documents, failure to meet conditions for inspection , etc. Applicant is mandated to comply with Compliance Directive (CD) within 7 days of issuance.

Note failure to comply with any CD issued by NAFDAC may be a basis for cancellation of the application and all delays of the client will not be counted within the registration timeframe.

However, the good news is we are available to assist you with the registration and our services are affordable, fast and seamless. We are here to also answer any questions that you may have concerning the registration process. Contact us by logging on to our website on or send an email to .

You can also call us on +23412803791


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