Kurdistan Region and Iraq law states that no foreign manufacturer can register with the Ministry of Health in Iraq unless they have an Iraqi agent that will represent them. This agent must also be registered with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Trade as well as the local chamber of commerce whilst also holding a valid Pharmaceutical License that must be registered with the Ministry of Health. To register a company in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, there are forms that would need to be filled, evidence of the company’s manufacturing facilities amongst as well as undergoing the long and arduous task of contacting and working with the different offices and ministries to obtain valid licences.
Once a manufacturer has been registered each product would then need to be registered before it can be sold in Kurdistan Region and Iraq. (Note: At the moment products registration does not require at KMCA Kurdistan Region) and once products imported through KMCA Kurdistan Region products can be sold in both territories Kurdistan Region and Iraq (KMCA officially recognised by the Iraq Government authorities.
HQM PHARMA has offices in both the UK and Kurdistan Region and Iraq which makes this process a lot easier, with speakers in English, Kurdish and the Arabic tongue to help expedite matters more effectively.
HQM Pharma has staff that is versed in all of the processes that are involved and can deal with these procedures with ease, ensuring your company has no need to worry.
Once the registering of your company and products have been completed, we then have the freedom to market your Brand in the whole of Iraq which also includes the Kurdistan region giving you complete market coverage.
Also once the importation licenses have been granted for your products, they then become protected from counterfeit products and from other companies using your brand unofficially.
The registration of new companies in Kurdistan Region and Iraq can only be accomplished by using an agent that is registered with the above agencies and who can understand the bureaucracy that is involved in the process.