eCTD format only! From January 1, 2021 May 02, 2017

eCTD format only! From January 1, 2021

Latvian State Agency of Medicines informs that Latvia also currently is undergoing a gradual transition to all submission of regulatory documents in electronic form only - eCTD (electronic Common Technical Document) format. January 1, 2021 is set up as deadline when all the circulation of documents must be done electronically - only eCTD format Companies are encouraged to follow the recommendations of the EU Action Plan and provide only eCTD format for documentation:
  • from 1 January 2018 for mutual recognition procedure
  • from 1 July 2018  for registrations in national registration procedure
  • from 1 January 2019 in decentralized, mutual recognition and national procedure


  In order to help companies adjust to new requirements, we offer assistance in the form of:
  • Trainings on Regulatory Affairs and eSubmissions topics
  • Medicines registration services
  • Our partner's EXTEDO GmbH e-solutions for the electronic registration of medicinal products: e-CTD manager installation and training
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