To register a pesticide company in Pakistan, you will need to follow the requirements set out by the Pesticide Act, 1976 and the Pesticide Rules, 1977.
The first step is to obtain a registration certificate from the Ministry of National Food Security & Research, Directorate General of Plant Protection (DGPP). To obtain this certificate, you will need to submit an application along with the following documents:
- A copy of the company’s registration certificate
- A copy of the National Tax Number (NTN) certificate
- A copy of the sales tax registration certificate
- A copy of the certificate of incorporation
- A list of all the pesticides that the company plans to manufacture, import or sell
- A list of all the equipment and facilities that the company has in place for the manufacture, storage, and transportation of pesticides
- A list of the company’s technical staff and their qualifications
Once you have submitted your application, the DGPP will conduct an inspection of your facilities to ensure that they meet the required standards. If the inspection is successful, the DGPP will issue a registration certificate to the company.
It’s important to note that the company will be required to renew the registration certificate every year and also update the DGPP with any changes in the company’s information or business operations.
In addition to the above, the company will also be required to comply with the labeling and packaging requirements as per the Pesticide Rules, 1977. Furthermore, all pesticides must be tested and registered with the DGPP before they can be manufactured, imported, or sold in Pakistan.
In conclusion, to register a pesticide company in Pakistan, it is required to obtain a registration certificate from the Ministry of National Food Security & Research, Directorate General of Plant Protection (DGPP) by submitting an application and fulfilling the requirement set out by the Pesticide Act, 1976 and the Pesticide Rules, 1977 including the submission of documents, Inspection of the facility, renewal of registration certificate yearly, compliance with labeling and packaging requirements, testing and registering of all pesticides with DGPP before manufacturing, importing, or selling them in Pakistan.