Home    CFDA Registration   AQSIQ Register   CIQ Inspection   CNCA Registration   NHFPC(MOH) Register   MOA Register      Contact Us

 : China DMF filing Cosmetics    Imported Food Products    Health Food Supplements  Drugs   Medical Device & IVD    Dairy Products   Pet Food     Disinfectant

Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) export to China
- Apply GMOs Bio-safety certificate of China's MOA -


All Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) need to be imported  into China, regardless of the purpose of use ( such as study, planting, production, processing, direct consumer goods, temporary transit, etc.), must be approved by the China's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), obtain relevant GMOs Bio-safety certificate, then can be permetted to export China.

China's approved imports and currently effective Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) involve corn, soybeans, cotton, canola and sugar beets, etc.

To 2019, the China's Ministry of Agriculture  (MOA) has approved nearly 200 Initial imported GMOs Bio-safety certificates to the Overseas Developers .

The genetically modified technology research and development companies include Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer, Dow, BASF etc.

Only the GMOs that obtained the Initial Import GMOs Bio-safety certificates are allowed to be imported into China;

And every subsequent import , the overseas consignor (Such as exporters, agents, traders, farms, manufacturers, etc.) must also apply to the MOA for the batch GMOs Bio-safety certificate for each import,

MOA need to verify that the genetic characteristics of this imported GMO is consistent with the approved GMOs varieties, before they can be imported;

The main source countries of Agri-GMOs export to China, are the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Australia, India, etc.

 1.     Initial GMOs Bio-safety certificate:

Subject

Approval to First-time Import of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms by Overseas Developers

境外研发商首次申请农业转基因生物安全证书(进口)

Applicant

GMOs Overseas Developers (Such as Monsanto, BASF, Dow, Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer, etc. )

Certificate valid

3-5 years

Contents to be examined

1. Environmental safety of the GMO 

2. Safety of the GMO as food 

3. Safety level of the GMO 

4. Approval of the GMO abroad/outside the Chinese mainland

5. Related qualifications of the applicant

Approval Procedures

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Application for Safety Assessment of Agricultural GMOs and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA examines the application documents according to related national regulations.

3. Issue of approval document on entry of GMO materials. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety issues the Approval Document on Entry of Agricultural GMO Materials to a qualified applicant according to the examination findings as well as the procedures for issue of the document so that the developer from outside the Chinese mainland could import the agricultural GMO materials.

4. Technical testing. The institution for technical testing of agricultural GMOs entrusted by MOA performs the environmental and edible safety testing and produces a test report.

5. Expert examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA designates the National Committee on Safety of Agricultural GMOs to examine the application documents and the test report.

6. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination results, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

Application Dossiers

Abbreviation,Inquire us for detail.

Time

1-2  years

Cost (USD)

Inquire us for detail.

Note

For each subsequent import, a copy of this certificate is required.

 

2.     Batch GMOs Bio-safety certificate for each import :

Subject

Approval to Import of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms By Overseas Traders

境外贸易商申请农业转基因生物安全证书(进口)

Applicant

GMOs Overseas Traders (Such as exporters, agents, traders, farms, manufacturers, etc.)

Contents to be examined

1. Characteristics of the GMO

2. Purpose of the GMO and safety in the process of transportation

3. Destination of the GMO

4. Approval of the GMO in the country of origin

Approval Procedures

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Registration Form for Safety of Import of Agricultural GMOs (used as raw materials for processing) and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Expert examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA designates an expert team to examine the application documents.

3. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

Application Dossiers

Abbreviation, Inquire us for detail.

Time

2-3 months

Cost (USD)

Inquire us for detail.

Note

Copy of Initial Import GMOs Bio-safety certificate is required.

 

3.     Import GMOs Labeling for each import batch:

Subject

Approval to Labeling of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms

农业转基因生物标识审查认可批准文件

Applicant

China local importer, agents, traders, farms, manufacturers, Processor etc.

Contents to be examined

1. Characteristics of the GMO 

2. Content of label

3. Labeling position

4. Information on entry of the GMO

Approval Procedures

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Application Form for Examination and Recognition of Agricultural GMO Labeling and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Project examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA examines the application documents according to related national regulations.

3. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

Application Dossiers

Abbreviation, Inquire us for detail.

Time

2-3 months

Cost (USD)

Inquire us for detail.

Note

Can apply with Import GMOs Bio-safety certificate for each batch together

 

4.     GMOs Bio-safety certificate for Consumer Goods:

Subject

Approval to Use of Imported Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms as Consumer Goods

进口农业转基因生物直接用作消费品

Applicant

China local importer, agents, traders  etc.

Contents to be examined

1. Characteristics of the GMO

2. Purpose of the GMO and safety during transportation

3. Destination of the GMO

4. Approval for the GMO in the country of origin

Approval Procedures

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Registration Form for Safety of Import of Agricultural GMOs (directly for consumption) and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Expert examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA designates experts to examine the application documents.

3. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

Application Dossiers

Abbreviation, Inquire us for detail.

Time

2-3 months

Cost (USD)

Inquire us for detail.

Note

Such as Foods, flowers, ornamental animals and plants, etc.

 

5.     GMOs Bio-safety certificate for Production:

Subject

Approval to Application for Bio-safety Certificate of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms (for Production)

农业转基因生物安全证书〔生产应用〕

Applicant

China local farms, manufacturers, Processor etc.

Contents to be examined

1. Safety assessment and safety level of the GMO

2. Testing of the GMO

3. Related qualifications of the applicant

Approval Procedures

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Application for Safety Assessment of Agricultural GMO and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Expert examination. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA designates the National Agricultural GMO Safety Committee to examine the application documents.

3. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination results, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

Application Dossiers

Abbreviation, Inquire us for detail.

Time

1-2  years

Cost (USD)

Inquire us for detail.

Note

Such as plant seeds, animal seedlings, manufacturing materials, etc.

 

 
 


           Site  Search
 
Note
Since 1-Sep, 2018, CFDA (China Food and Drug Administration) has changed its name to NMPA (National Medical Product Administration). So, all CFDA and SFDA on this website default mean NMPA.  
Our Service Items
CFDA CFDA Registration for Cosmetics, Health Food, Infant Formula, FSMP , Medical Device, IVD,Drug etc.
AQSIQ  AQSIQ Registration for  Foreign Food Facility and Exporter
CNCA CNCA Registration for Foreign Dairy, Meat, Aquatic Foods Facility
CIQ CIQ Inspection & filing for Foods & Cosmetics Chinese Labeling, Batteries & Coatings Product etc.
MOA CNCA Registration for Foreign Animal Feed, Dog, Cat Food, GMO etc.
MOH MOH Registration for Disinfectant, New Food & Cosmetic Ingredient
GB China National GB Standards English Translation & GB Standards Item Test
Imported Commodity China Regulatory Compliance Review & Consulting
  Our Search Tools
China National GB Standards Search
China HS Code Search
Customs Tariff & Tax Search
CIQ Import Inspection Requirements Search
China Cosmetics Formula Ingredients Analysis System
China Foods Formula Ingredients Analysis System
Guide of How to Export China
Contact Us
Post Message
info@sfdachina.com 
rjschina
+86-755-25831330
* Order Items
* Payment Amount USD
* Email
 
 
 

  |  Home  |  About Us  |  China CFDA(sfda) Registration   |  China CRO Service  |  China Regulations News  |  Contact Us  |

+86-755-2583-1330       info@sfdachina.com 
106# Zhongmao Mansion,No.1 Beizhan Road, Shenzhen,China 518000
©  RJS Copyright  2001-2017 All Rights Reserved&
  粤ICP备16023696号



www.GBstandards.org