REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Medical devices are regulated by the MINSA or Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health).
CLASSIFICATION: Medical devices are divided into four classes (I, II, III, IV) based on risk level.
TIMEFRAME: The registration process takes around 2-3 months.
LICENSE VALIDITY: Licenses issued in Nicaragua expire after five years.
Other Central America and the Caribbean Countries: Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama