Medical Device Registration and Approval in Qatar
General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page for medical device registration and approval in Qatar.
Last updated on November 5th, 2021.
Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Qatar
Regulatory Authority: Medical devices in Qatar are managed by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC). Currently medical devices do not require registration, but they do require an import permit, which must be obtained by a local authorized representative.
Classification System: Medical devices are classified according to EU model into risk-based Classes I, IIa, IIb, III, and IV.
Authorized Representative: A local authorized representative is required to obtain an import permit.
Additional Information: Medical devices must be authorized by one of the founding members of the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF) to obtain market access.
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