REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Medical devices in Cuba are regulated by the CECMED (Centro para el Control Estatal de Medicamentos, Equipos y Dispositivos Médicos).
CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM: Cuba follows the EU model of risk-based classification into Classes I, IIa, IIb, III and IV.
TIMEFRAME: Obtaining a manufacturer’s license takes 1-2 months, while obtaining a product license takes 8-12 months.
LICENSE VALIDITY: License issued in Cuba are valid for five years.
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE: A local authorized representative is not required.
Other Central America and the Caribbean Countries: Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama