Product Registration in Dubai Municipality

The main purpose of Product Registration in Dubai Municipality is consumer safety; this process permits the CPSS (Consumer Products Safety Section) to fold adequate information to evaluate the safety of products. It is compulsory to highlight that no consumer product will be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Dubai without registration in accordance with Dubai Municipality regulation.

What is the Product Registration?

Product registration is a process to ensure each product in UAE will be safe. This process classifies consumer products components. The manufacturing of these products must follow the consumer safety guideline. Dubai Municipality is the sole authority who will take care of Products registration process in Dubai.

All consumer products are registered by the specified process and need some of the related documents. All the products are required to be registered before their import, promote and sell in Dubai.

Why Product Registration is Needed?

  • All Consumer Products Registration is mandatory before distributing in the UAE.
  • A Company wants to import or manufacture products in the UAE must register each product. The Registration will be done in Local Municipality in each emirate.
  • The product must comply with the health & safety specifications highlighted in CPSS (Consumer Products Safety Section).
  • The Products label must have information of ingredients, Expiry Date, Price and Uses direction etc.
  • In this process the authority may ask for a laboratory test to verify the specified ingredients.

The Registration Regulation in UAE

The Dubai Government standardizes the manufacture, sale, and import of consumer products by requiring that all products be registered prior to placing in Dubai market; as well as by regulating the individuals to get a proper license in Dubai.

Product Registration in Dubai Municipality

Cosmetic Products Registration in Dubai

Are any substances or /products/pharmaceuticals intended to be placed in contact with the various external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with an intention of exclusively or mainly to clean, perfume, change appearance, correct body odors, protect and / or keep these parts in good condition.

Why It’s Mandatory?

Cosmetic Products Label Assessment.

You have to register each Cosmetic Product in Dubai Municipality, before placing in UAE local market. it is mandatory to get a certificate for cosmetic products label assessment from Dubai Municipality before placing the products in the local market for trading purpose.
The Process will ensure the safety of the consumer and it will help to understand the purpose of the product, with standard label guidelines to be followed during the assessment procedure.

The validity of Product Registration in Dubai

The registration of a cosmetic product is valid for 5 years as an extension for renewal to be reviewed.

Functions for Cosmetics Products

Following are the basic function of Cosmetic products.

  • To clean
  • To perfume
  • To change the appearance
  • To protect
  • To keep in good condition
  • To correct body odors
Cosmetic Products Registration

Food Products Registration

Dubai has been established as a market for import and re-exports for Asia & North African countries in the last four decades. Dubai Port is used for whole GCC & North African traders. Food Products are one of the main sectors which imported in Dubai and re-exported in other countries. To manage such market, it could not be organized without forming proper food control measures enforced by an active, efficient & effective food control authority.

This Dubai Municipality aims at certifying the safety and quality of imported & re-exported food while ensuring simple & prompt procedures and transactions to facilitate food trade.

Organic Food Products Registration

Simply stated, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms, or ionizing radiation. Animals that produce meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products do not take antibiotics or growth hormones.

Registration and issuance of Conformity certificate for Organic Products by matching the UAE Assessment Scheme (ECAS) According to the technical requirements of the Ministerial resolution No. 84 for the year 2012

Food Item Registration in Dubai

Health Supplement Products Registration

The purpose of the procedures

To ensure the compliance of the health supplements with the endorsed conditions and specifications, in order to avoid the organization which import /deal with/ manufacture these products the rejection of their shipments when arriving at Dubai’s port or the expropriation from the local market.


Healthy Supplements Products: are products taken by mouth and contain nutritional elements that enhance the nutritional diet such as: vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fats, or herhbs found in the form of pharmaceutical preparations such as tablets, capsules, powders, liquids or any other form of food with a label indicating that the product is healthy supplement and not traditional food

Healthy supplements products companies: are trading companies licensed inside the UAE and have an activity related to the healthy supplements products which required registration.

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