Drug License Renewal

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Drugs and medicines in India are regulated by the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. Any person who intends to manufacture, sale or distribute any type of Drugs or Pharma products or import any Drugs in India for the purpose of carrying out the business in pharmaceutical industry are required to obtain a License from the Government of India.

Key Points:
  1. The License is valid for 3-5 years depending upon the type of license which has been applied by the applicant. Thus it is very important to renew the license to continue carrying on the business operations to avoid penalties later on.
  2. License is required to be renewed within a period of 6 months from the expiry of the license.
  3. If the license is not renewed within the time frame allowed penalty shall be applicable on the same.
Procedure:
  • Step 1: Application Form: - Fill up the prescribed application form available with the concerned authority.
  • Step 2: Documentation: - Provide the prescribed documents required to be submitted along with the application form.
  • Step 3: Application Submit: - Once the application if complete, it will be filed with the Drug Control Department along with the prescribed fees depending upon the type of license which is to be renewed.
  • Step 4: Drug License: - Once the application is completely verified by the Department, fresh certificate is issued in the name of the Applicant.