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How to create an FDA account?

To be able to send food to the US you will need to create a Prior Notice (PN).

Before creating your PN you will first need to create a FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) account by completing the following steps

Which products are concerned?

FDA-regulated human and/or animal food, including but not limited to processed foods:

Infant formula (baby food), Beverages including alcoholic beverages and bottled water, Fruits and vegetables, Fish and seafood, Dietary supplements, Dairy products and shell eggs, Raw agricultural commodities for use as food or components of food, Canned and frozen foods, Live food animals, Bakery goods, snack foods, candy and chewing gum, Animal feed and pet food. 

Note: FedEx prohibits the shipment of foodstuffs and foods and beverages requiring refrigeration or other environmental control to any destination, unless expressly agreed otherwise by Fedex. Visit fedex.com and tnt.com for applicable terms and conditions and full details of our services.

STEP 1

To create your FDA account you need to go the FDA website  https://www.access.fda.gov

Click on the “Create account” button

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STEP 2

1.Point of contact information: name, job title, company name, phone number, email address.
2.Account information: choose a password and complete the 3 secret questions.
3.Physical Address (Business) of Account Holder.
4.Certify that the information submitted is true and accurate, and confirm you are aware that anyone who makes a materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement is subject to criminal penalties by checking the box “I understand”

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5. Your account ID will be sent to your email address
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You are now ready to login and create your PN notification

Visit the FDA website should you need further information: https://www.fda.gov/food/online-registration-food-facilities/fda-industry-systems-create-new-account-quick-start-guide

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