Process Licensing Office joins the MHRA


The UK"s MHRA Inspectorate has announced the incorporation of the Process Licensing Office to the Inspectorate to become the Inspectorate & Process Licensing Group

The Process Licensing Office is responsible for:

  • Processing Initial and Variation Applications for Wholesale Distribution Authorisations, Broker Registrations and Manufacturing Licences
  • Processing Registration applications, variations and annual reports for Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors of active substances
  • Issuing Licences
  • Issuing and Re-Issuing GMP/GDP/GLP Certificates
  • Issuing Export Certificates for Pharmaceutical companies who wish to export products from the UK to another market. These Certificates are issued under the World Health Organisation (WHO) Certificate scheme
  • Answering Freedom of Information (FoI) requests on behalf of IE&S
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This change forms part of the ongoing Transformation programme at MHRA and is effective from 1st August 2018.