As for importation, the importation unit is responsible for approval of import requests from the drug companies that import pharmaceuticals to be sold in Egypt. This department is divided into:
1- Finished imported & products either human, veterinary, cosmetics or insecticides
2- Bulk imported products
3- Raw materials
4- Packaging materials
5- Medical devices
6- Samples & reference standards
7- Imported laboratory chemicals & diagnostic reagents.
8- Imported narcotics & psychotropics either finished products or raw materials.
9- Personal importation requests attached with a medical report.