Medical Device Registration and Approval in Venezuela
General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page for medical device registration and approval in Venezuela .
Last updated on November 16th, 2021.
Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Venezuela
REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Servicio Autónomo de Contraloría Sanitaria (SACS)
CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM: Medical Devices and IVDs: I/II/III/IV
20 working days (official timeline)
40 working days (based on experience)
Local Tests/Permit: Local analysis is required by Ministry of Health and must be carried out by institutions accredited by MoH.
Clinical Evaluation or Studies: N/A
LOCAL FEES (New Application):
New registration (Class I): 1 Petro
New registration (Class II): 1.5 Petro
New registration (Class III): 1.75 Petro
New registration (Class IV): 2 Petro
*All fees are indicated in Petro cryptocurrency, the correspondent value to other money must be done the same day of the payment to the SACS by using the virtual PETRO calculator.
LOCAL FEES (Manufacturer): N/A
LICENSE VALIDITY: 5 Years
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE: An Authorized Representative (AR) must be designated by foreign manufacturers to register medical devices in Venezuela.
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