Licensing of pharmaceutical activity

General Information

It is a legal requirement for both solo trading entrepreneurs and legal entities to be licensed for carrying out pharmaceutical activity.

Pharmaceutical activity includes wholesale and retail selling of medicinal and healthcare products by wholesale warehouses, pharmacies, pharmaceutical departments and kiosks.

The general information regarding pharmaceutical activity license is as follows:

  • License it is issued by:

Wholesale license is issued by the Federal Service of Healthcare and Social Development;

Retail license is issued on a territorial basis by the authorised body acting on behalf of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of every subdivision of RF.

  • License is valid for 5 years;    
  • The purpose of the license:

- It is the main legal document required for conducting pharmaceutical activity;

Cultjurist Consulting Agency provides a wide range of services in order to assist you to obtain a pharmaceutical activity license.

On the territory of RF our services regarding obtaining a pharmaceutical activity license are as follows:

  • Obtaining sanitary-epidemiological certificate for this type of activity;
  • Preparation and filing of license package to Roszdravnadzor (Russian Federation Healthcare Authority), Moscow Healthcare Department, Ministry of Healthcare of Moscow Region;     
  • Referring and enrolling your specialists to the training and  qualifications upgrade courses, obtaining relevant certificates;
  • On-site pre-licensing visit of our experts, within Moscow and Moscow region, for compliance inspection in order to make sure that all site conditions are in accordance with the legal licensing requirements.

Our consultants are ready to answer your individual questions regarding pharmaceutical activity licensing. Do not hesitate to contact us in case you need more information.