General requirements for marketing authorization transfers in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines

  • Jyothshna devi Katamreddy Krishna Teja Pharmacy College
  • Prathyusha Jeeva Department of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, Krishna Teja Pharmacy College, Tirupati, India


The review article is only for brief idea about the Marketing Authorization Transfers in few of ASEAN region. Whatever the data here I have been provided is according to my knowledge and study depends on healthy authorities/regulatory authorities sometimes requirements also may change. A Marketing Authorization Transfer is may be necessary to a company selling their product rights to another company it’s like acquisition. In Order to transfer any kind of Pharmaceutical Products in ASEAN region from one MAH to other MAH that particular product must have a Marketing Authorization Transfer issued by the competent health/Regulatory Authority. This MAT is issued to a legal entity called MAT.  It is a procedure by which the MA is transferred from the Old MAH to New MAH which is a different legal entity. The MA holder is completing responsibility for the life of the pharmaceutical product including all technical development and further alterations. The MAT process outcomes in the original MAH rights and responsibilities concerning the specific pharmaceutical product to be transferred to the New MAH on a specific date on which the transfer is stimulated. According to dossier all the parameters would be present. The expiry date is same and therefore, if applicable, the date by which it has to be renewed in order to remain legal. If any obligations are applicable (post authorization): PSUR, follow-up measures and special commitments.

Keywords: ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Legalization, Marketing Authorization transfers, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product and Price certificates


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Katamreddy, J. devi, and P. Jeeva. “General Requirements for Marketing Authorization Transfers in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 6, no. 2, June 2018, pp. 59-66, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v6i2.244.