Importation of Medical Products – Border Control

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has a process flow for the importation of medical products into the Republic of South Africa in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965, as amended. Please see specific process flows below for:

  • Complementary Medicines
  • Orthodox / Veterinary Medicines
  • Medical Devices
  • Sample / Reference Standards
  • Transmission through the Republic


Complementary Medicines

Complementary Medicines process

Orthodox / Veterinary Medicines

Orthodox / Veterinary Medicines processes

Medical Devices

Medical Devices processes

Samples / Reference Standards

Sample / Reference Standards processes

Transmission through the Republic of South Africa

Transmission through the Republic processes