Export products to UAE need Halal certification by January 2017
Export Development Council
September 20, 2016

Effective January 1, 2017, products entering the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are required to be certified by UAE- Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (UAE-ESMA). This new regulation for control on Halal products covers food, beverages, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, including production systems and service associated with these products.

Exporters are encouraged to register directly with the UAE-ESMA. More information are available at http://www.esma.gov.ae/en-us or at the following offices:

Emirates Authority Standardization & Metrology (ESMA)

PO Box 48666 Dubai, U.A.E.

E-mail Address: Halal-registration@esma.gov.ae

Tel. No.:9714 2084300 /2084357

Fax No.: 9714 2951898

Mobile No. 97150 2539497

Yousef Mohamed Al Marzouqi

Head of International Conformity Affairs

Tel. No.: +971(4)2944434

Direct Line: +971 (4) 208 4369

Fax No.: +971 (4) 2944428

Mr. Harold Grecia Orona

Conformity Officer

E-mail: Harold@esma.gov.ae□