NAFDAC Announces Notification Of Newly Accredited Clean Report Of Inspection And Analysis (CRIA) Agents For China And India

NAFDAC has carried out a holistic review and assessment of the capacity of Clean Report of Insepction and Analysis (CRIA) Agents to conduct pre-shipment inspection and analysis of all NAFDAC regulated products exported from China and India into Nigeria. This is to improve the regulatory activities of the Agency with the aim of safeguarding the health of the nation.

Importers of all NAFDAC regulated products from China and India are Read More

South Africa’s Woolworths recalls frozen rice product at the wake of listeria outbreak in Europe

South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings Ltd is recalling a frozen savoury rice mix following a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency due to an outbreak of listeria in Europe.

More than a week ago, the Hungarian agency banned the marketing of all frozen vegetable and frozen mixed vegetable products made by the affected Hungarian plant and ordered their Read More

NAFDAC Requirements for Imported Products



Registration/Renewal Guidelines for Imported Food/ Drinks / Cosmetic/ Medical Device / Herbal

/Nutraceutical/Pesticide/Agrochemica1/Animal Feed Products




The following documents (all originals and two (2) sets of photocopies) are to be submitted:


  1. Notarized Declaration: To be type-filled and notarized by a Notary Public here in Nigeria See attached format


  1. Power of Attorney or Contract Man ufacturing Agreement: ; Power of Attorney shall be:
    1. Issued by the manufacturer of the
    2. Signed by the MD, GM, Chairman or President of the Company, stating the names of the products to be registered The Power of Attorney shall also indicate ‘authority to register product with NAFDAC ’
    3. State ownership of: brand name(s)/Trademark
    4. Notarized & by Notary’ public in the count of
    5. Valid for at least five (5) – Contract Manufacturing Agreement:
  2. Shall be notarized by a notary public in the country of
  3. Shall be signed by both parties stating marries and designations of the signatories with the names of all the products to be registered end other relevant clauses clearly explained in an unambiguous

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Difference Between Administrative Approval & Fast Track Processes


The process of registering regulatory products with NAFDAC usually takes a period of 3months or more depending on the product. Thus many manufacturers are discouraged to register their products. In light of this, NAFDAC introduced two processes to enable able and willing producers to register their products and obtain the registration number as soon as possible.

The two processes are: Administrative Approval and Fast Track.

Administrative Approval: the process involves submitting all the necessary documents as required by NAFDAC and make the official payment. Then you ………. Read More