A brief Introduction to Dubai Municipality  

Dubai Municipality is one of the largest governmental institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it is considered as one of Dubai’s leading growth and development institutions in terms of its smart projects and services.


Register your Products in Dubai Municipality


Product registration ensures the safety of customers and helps put a stop to trading fake and harmful products in the UAE. All the products have to be registered with the Dubai Municipality Control. If you don’t get your products registered or they don’t pass the procedure, then they can’t be sold. This is why it’s vital to get your products registered after you’ve formed your company in UAE.

To tell you more clearly, Dubai Municipality conducted a survey wherein found that there are some chemicals used in different cosmetics. The products were banned since they were not safe to use.

Dubai Municipality Registration Options

Montaji Department

Apply for assessment and registration of consumer products and Food Contact Materials (FCMs) after verifying their conformity with public health and safety standards and requirements.

This service covers fragrances, detergents, biocides, health supplements, cosmetics and personal care products.

Food Safety Department

Register a food item for import or export through UAE ports, after ensuring its conformity with local and GCC specifications.

With specialized food products registration, our team is capable in completing compliance, admin, and communication activities with the authorities to increase success chances and speed up processes.

Our Expertise

Cosmetics

Cosmetic Products Registration in Dubai is compulsory before Importing, selling...

Cosmetic Products Registration

Food and Beverages

All food businesses must always ensure compliance with UAE regulations.

F&B Products Registration

Detergents

Detergent product registration in Dubai is mandatory. Register your products now

Detergent Products Registration

Disinfectants

Disinfectant products required to register with Dubai Municipality's Montaji system first

Disinfectant Product Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

We can help you make sure you are following the right regulations relevant to food manufacturing and processing to ensure your product's compliance, smooth market entry and market Sustainability.

First the company must be set up  &registered on the Dubai municipality portal. Once that is set the customer can apply to the service "Register and Assess a Food Item". Food products need to undergo both label assessment and registration prior to exportation. Raw materials and samples only require registration.

Product Registration with Dubai Municipality

Dubai:  First the company must be set up and registered on the Dubai municipality portal. Once that is set the customer can apply to the service "Register and Assess a Food Item". Food products need to undergo both label assessment and registration prior to exportation. Raw materials and samples only require registration.

Sharjah:  The product must be registered on the online portal ZAD and assessed with Sharjah Municipality. https://zad.gov.ae/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2F

Rest of the UAE:  The product must be registered on the online portal ZAD: https://zad.gov.ae/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2F

For Other GCC countries and o ther MENA countries   please share your inquiry
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Yes, we can help you with structure & physical properties of food in accordance with your product's applicable regulation. We can provide you with the physical specifications requirements of your product. 

1. Getting the cosmetics trade license: the first requirement to sell a cosmetic product in the UAE is to have a UAE-based commercial trade license with the related activity of cosmetic trading. 

2. Registering the company with the Dubai municipality: after getting the trade license, the company must be registered with Dubai municipality to obtain Montaji’s portal access. 

3. Registering the product with the Dubai municipality under Montaji’ s portal: the main purpose of product registration is to ensure consumer safety. Before applying for the registration, the product must be compliant with the regulations in terms of labelling and formula to ensure smooth registration. After that, the registration can be submitted by filling in the required documents and paying the fees.

To import to Dubai, the customer must register and assess the products prior to exportation. Once the product is assessed with no comments from DM, the product can be imported.

If the customer wishes to do any of the following they must apply for a food permit from DM:

Re-packing without changing the product

Promotion packing

Label re-fixing

Re-design the label or the package

declare the prod. and exp. code

Stick the Arabic translation on the label

Other changes

First the company must be set up and registered on the Dubai municipality portal. Once that is set the customer can apply to the service "Register and Assess a Food Item". Food products need to undergo both label assessment and registration prior to exportation. Raw materials and samples only require registration

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