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PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: HOW TO COMPLETE FORM

product registration certificateIn my article for how to process SON PC and SONCAP in Nigeria, I gave explicit detail on all the channels and routes available to obtaining SON Product registration certificate in Nigeria. Another article for How to Process SON Import Permit in Nigeria delved deep into how to process and obtain permit to import items for a protracted period of time.

The import permit is also used for a single import tied to a particular project or for manufacturing reasons. This article for product registration certificate will prepare you on the information to keep at your disposal before approaching SON agents to request for regulatory product registration certificate. Knowing and having these requirements by SON licensing agents will not only facilitate your certification, but will help you reduce expenses at the eleventh hour.

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PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: WHAT ARE YOU APPLYING FOR?

Determine in advance what regulatory certificate your kind of item need. Any of the following basically require same method of application, with the import permit being done electronically, and direct with SON

  • SON Product Certificate (PC)
  • The SON Conformity Assessment Program –SONCAP Certificate (SC)
  • Also, SON Import Permit

TRADE PARTY – EXPORTER’S DETAIL

The information normally needed about your exporter are:

  • Name of exporter
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Fax (not compulsory)
  • Email
  • Contact person

IMPORTER’S DETAIL

The information normally needed about your importers are:

  • Name of exporter
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Fax (not compulsory)
  • Email
  • Similarly, Contact person

CERTIFICATE PLACE OF INSPECTION DETAIL:

This is the location at which SON agents must inspect good and even as they are sent for loading these could be the as the supplier point of business place, or any other.

The following information are normally needed about your exporters:

  • Name of exporter
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Fax (not compulsory)
  • Email
  • Finally, Contact person

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PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: SHIPMENT DETAIL

The following are the shipment detail you should know:

  • Port of loading
  • Destination port
  • Country of supply
  • Products number, batch, brand, ec.

PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: SHIPMENT METHOD

  • Air
  • Road
  • Sea

PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: SALES INVOICE OR P.O. DETAIL

  • Invoice date
  • Also, Invoice number

GOODS CONDITION

  • Used
  • New
  • further, Refurbished

PRODUCT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE: DOCUMENTS ATTACHED

  • 3rd Party Test reports / certificates
  • Factory Inspection Report
  • Authorised Distributor Certification
  • Product identification Declaration (PID)
  • QMS Certificate e.g. ISO9001/ ISO/TS16949, ISO22000
  • Product Specification Sheet
  • As well as Photographs
  • Likewise MSDS
  • Additionally, Any other, specify

In Conclusion:

Previous articles dealt with how to process SON PC and SONCAP for importation to Nigeria. More so, for the importation of goods for manufacturing, or for specific projects, you should see my article on how to process SON Import Permit. Thus, this article prepares you on what you must fill with SON agents for all such certificates request.

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