FDA Drug Establishment Registration Renewal

Domestic and foreign Drug Establishments registered with US FDA must renew their registration every year between October 1st and December 31st. The renewal must submit in SPL format with same set-id used in original establishment registration SPL via FDA ESG. The establishment registration is valid till December 31st of next year. FDA Registration number or the facility identifier will remain same after the renewal. Drug manufacturer must have at least one drug listing with FDA to keep their Establishment registration and NDC Labeler code active. If the establishment did not renew their registration before December 31st, FDA may consider their drug products as misbranded and may take regulatory action, foreign manufacturers products may detain at the port.

Cosmetic companies manufacture OTC Drug products like, Acne cream , Sunscreen, Anti-bacterial hand sanitizer, etc... are also need to renew their registration every year. if your drug is not marketing in the USA anymore, and wish to cancel the existing registration, you need to submit an Establishment De-Registration SPL to FDA.

FDA will not issue any certificate after registration renewal, but you can verify / Search your drug establishment registration status at FDA website FDA establishment registration

If you need assistance in FDA establishment registration renewal, please complete Establishment Registration Form

FDA Drug Listing Renewal

If there any changes in the existing drug listing, the labeler must update the drug listing immediately. If there is no change in drug listing, the labeler need to submit a no change certification every year during the renewal period; which will consider as all drugs are reviewed by the labeler and updated. Any drug listing that is not updated between October 1st and December 31st will consider as inactive and removed from FDA database.


Drug establishments must have at least one drug listing to keep the FDA Drug establishment registration and NDC labeler code active.

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