Medical Device Registration with the NHRA allows all suppliers to import medical devices into Kingdom of Bahrain in accordance with international regulations. Medical Device Registration is Mandatory Requirement to import Medical Devices in to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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1. It is required to appoint an Authorized Representative and register it with the NHRA. The authorized representatives are the only party entitled to submit an application for registration.
2. Any and all medical devices should be assigned with a proper class in accordance with the risk-based classification before submitting an application.
3. After the registration, the information about the registered device, and also about the appropriate authorized representative, would be accessible via the NHRA website.
4. Healthcare institutions are allowed to purchase only the devices properly registered to be placed on the Bahrain market.
5. Importation and NHRA registration are separate procedures and should be carried out independently.
6. NHRA Fee structure is published and available at NHRA website https://www.nhra.bh/Departments/MDR/ .
7. The license holder must submit a renewal request in advance (six months before the license expiration date).
8. Any and all medical devices to be placed on the Bahrain market should have a quality assurance certificate issued by a notified body.
1. Declaration on recall status or the letter indicating the history of recalls.
2. Description of the device containing the name, model of the device and brand.
3. An agreement concluded by and between the authorized representative and the manufacturer of the device.
4. Healthcare institutions are allowed to purchase only the devices properly registered to be placed on the Bahrain market,or an authorization letter provided by the manufacturer to the authorized representative (Distributor).
5. Instruction for use.
6. Verified Quality Assurance Certificate & Quality Management System.
7. List of the national markets on which the device is already present (should be provided by the manufacturer).
8. Sample of labeling that should be in Arabic or English.
9. Request for the registration in the form of an acknowledgment available on our website.
10. Documents containing technical information, such as service/user manual.
11. Free Sale Certificate issued by the appropriate regulating authority of the country of origin.
12. Declaration of Conformity (Doc) indicating the class of the device in accordance with the risk-based classification (should be also provided by the manufacturer).
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