News & Updates

22 December 2020 Post Importation Testing Exemptions (PITE) granted due to COVID-19 pandemic Post importation testing exemption approvals granted since March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are extended to 30 April 2021 without further need of an application thereof. The initial approval date was extended to...

19 November 2020 The Backlog Clearance Team has been made aware of a miscommunication in our Newsletter dated August 2020 and we would like to clarify the matter. It relates to the submission of Type I & II variation applications and states that Type I variations...

Embargo: Immediate release SAHPRA has issued Section 21 authorisation for one serological test kit (rapid, point of care test kit) and five lab-based SARS-Cov-2 serology tests. For the rapid, point of care serology tests, the manufacturer is Zhejiang Orient Gene Biotech. There are seven licence holders for...