Guidance document on the application for a certificate of a pharmaceutical product and good manufacturing practice certificate (GUI-0024) - Summary


The purpose of this guide is to help applicant understand how to apply for a good manufacturing practices (GMP) certificate and a certificate of a pharmaceutical product (CPP). This guidance document clarifies the requirements to be met for the issuance of a Certificate of a Pharmaceutical Product (CPP) or a Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and describes the procedure for their request.

Who this guide is for

  1. Any World Health Organization member state
  2. Any Drug identification Number (DIN) owner of a pharmaceutical product; or in the case of radiopharmaceuticals any party to which a Notice of Compliance (NOC) has been issued
  3. Any Canadian pharmaceutical product fabricator that is GMP compliant;
  4. Any third party who is submitting an application for any of the parties mentioned above.

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  • Published: April 1, 2020
  • Updated: April 1, 2020
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