Mexico – Mexican regulators to require online submission of medical device import permit applications

The Mexican government will begin requiring electronic submission of all import permit applications starting September 24, 2019.

According to new rules now published (link in Spanish) in Mexico’s Official Federal Journal, medical device manufacturers and their representatives seeking import permits necessary for commercial purposes, donations, personal use and other reasons will have to submit permit applications via VUCEM, the government’s online platform for digitally monitoring imports and exports to and from the country…