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Product Registration

Product registration services in Dubai refer to the process of legally registering and obtaining the necessary approvals and permits to sell or distribute products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai, as a major business and trade hub in the region, has specific regulations and requirements for the registration of various types of products.


Product Registration

Here's an overview of the product registration process in Dubai:

Determine Product Eligibility

The first step is to determine if your product requires registration. Certain products, particularly those related to health, safety, or the environment, must go through the registration process to ensure they comply with local regulations.

Select the Appropriate Authority

Different authorities oversee the registration of various product categories. For example, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) is responsible for registering pharmaceuticals and medical devices, while the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) oversees product safety and standards. Identify the relevant authority for your product category.

Prepare Required Documentation

Each product category may have specific documentation requirements, which can include product specifications, safety data, quality certificates, and other supporting documents.

Product Testing and Certification

In many cases, products need to undergo testing and certification to ensure they meet local safety and quality standards. Testing may include laboratory tests and assessments to confirm that the product is safe for use and complies with applicable standards.

Review and Evaluation

The authority will review your application, conduct inspections (if necessary), and evaluate the documentation to ensure that the product meets regulatory requirements.

Approval and Registration

Once your product is approved, the relevant authority will issue the necessary permits or certificates. These documents allow you to legally sell or distribute your product in Dubai and the wider UAE.

Labeling and Packaging

Ensure that your product packaging and labeling conform to local regulations. This may include providing information in Arabic and adhering to specific labeling requirements.

Post-Market Surveillance

In some cases, you may need to comply with post-market surveillance requirements, which involve monitoring your product's safety and quality once it's in the market.

Renewal and Compliance

Be aware of any renewal requirements, as product registrations may need to be renewed periodically. Additionally, you must ensure ongoing compliance with relevant regulations.

The product registration process in Dubai can be complex and time-consuming, with various requirements and standards to meet. Many businesses choose to work with professional consultants like Smart Zone, that specialize in product registration services to navigate the process efficiently.

Working with experienced professionals and staying informed about local regulations is essential to successfully register and sell products in Dubai and the UAE.

We help in preparing and submitting your product registration application to the relevant authority. This typically involves filling out application forms and providing all required documentation, along with all the steps mentioned above to ensure you have a smooth product registration process.

Import & Export Code Registration

Import & Export Code Registration

Import and Export Code registration is a crucial requirement for individuals and businesses involved in international trade activities, specifically importing and exporting goods.

We offer such services to streamline the process and ensure compliance with the relevant government authorities. These services are particularly valuable for companies seeking to establish or expand their international trade operations.

Here’s an overview of what these registration services typically entail:

  • Application Assistance
  • Document Collection and Verification
  • Payment completion
  • Fulfillments of Additional Requirements

We simplify the process, reduce administrative burdens, and ensure that our clients meet all legal requirements for international trade operations.


VARA Registration

Being the first independent virtual asset regulator in the world, VARA (Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority) serves as a transparent and dependable governing body for the developing virtual asset industry. By creating an easy-to-understand framework for company regulation, VARA hopes to expand its mission to the entire world.

By utilizing the expertise of international professionals and organizations, collaborating with required regional financial regulatory authorities, and avoiding risk, VARA helps to assure secure market acceptance and growth.

VARA’s regulatory regime is founded on establishing clear guard rails to foster proactive and responsible market participation. Any firm seeking to carry on Virtual Asset Activities in or from Dubai (excluding DIFC) must apply for a VARA License prior to commencing operations.

Applying for a VARA License is completed in two stages; First, application for initial approval to establish a legal entity and to commence operational setup, then an application for the Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) license.

Our Concierge Advisors can assist with the VARA Registration process with detailed information on how to apply as seamlessly as possible.


VARA Registration

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