Fees and Turnaround time of Chinese Proprietary Medicines

Here is the list of fees and Turnaround time to help you with your Chinese Proprietary Medicine transactions.

Product listing

Fees

There are currently no fees for the application of a new product listing and the amendment or transfer of a product listing.

Turnaround time

The Turnaround time for the application of a new or amendments to product listing is 60 working days, excluding the time taken by you to respond to our request for clarification or additional information (applicant's stop-clock).

Dealer's licence application

Import licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines


Fee
Application for a new licence $515
Licence fee for each subsequent year $515
Application to amend a licence with site inspection $309
Application to amend a licence without site inspection $52

Wholesale dealer's licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

  Fee
Application for a new licence $515
Licence fee for each subsequent year $515
Application to amend a licence with site inspection $309
Application to amend a licence without site inspection $52

Manufacturer's licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

1. Application for a new licence for: Fee
  (a)  Manufacture of either an external preparation OR oral preparation $1,545
  (b) Manufacture of both an external preparation AND oral preparation $2,060
  (c) Primary assembly $1,030
  (d)  Secondary assembly only $615
2. Licence fee for each subsequent year for:  
  (a) A manufacturer of either an external preparation OR oral preparation $1,545 
  (b) manufacture of both an external preparation AND oral preparation $2,060 
  (c) A primary assembler $1,030 
  (d) A secondary assembler $615
3. Application to amend a licence:  
  (a)  With site inspection (for manufacturers)  $1,030 
  (b)  With site inspection (for assemblers)  $515
  (c)  Without site inspection (for manufacturers/assemblers)  $52

Note:

  • Licences are valid for 12 months from the date of licence approval. Renewal of licences must be submitted and processed before the expiry.
  • Turn-around-time is 10 working days from the date of audit close out.
  • Turn-around-time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop-clock").

Payment modes

Import for re-export permit for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

Fees

There are currently no fees for the application of the import for re-export permit for CPM.

Certificate for Exporter of Chinese Proprietary Medicines (Free Sale Certificate)

Fees and turnaround time

Fee type Fees Turnaround time (in working days)
Application fee $103 10

Note:

  • The certificate is valid for 24 months from the date of issuance.
  • Turnaround time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop-clock").

Payment modes

Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Distribution Practice certificates

Fees

Application type Fee
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate (valid for 3 years)  $6,180
Each additional GMP certificate not requiring further assessment $206
Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certificate (valid for 3 years) $3,605
Each additional GDP certificate not requiring further assessment $206

Turnaround time 

Turnaround time is 10 working days from the date of audit close out.

Note: Turnaround time excludes the time taken for you to respond to our requests for clarification or additional information ("applicant's stop-clock").

Payment modes

Advertisements and sales promotion permit

Fees

Application type Application fee Permit fee for first year Permit fee for subsequent year
Permit for a still media advertisement $103 $103 $206
Permit for a sound media advertisement
$103 $103 $206
Permit for a light and sound media advertisement $206 $103 $309
Permit for sales promotion $103 $103 $206
Amend a permit $52 N.A. N.A.
Transfer of advertisement or sales promotion permit $16 N.A. N.A.

Note: The permits issued are valid for one year unless otherwise stated.

Payment modes

Turnaround time

The Turnaround time (TAT) for each application is 14 working days.

Note: The TAT excludes the time taken by you to respond to our request for amendment, clarification or additional information.

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