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License of Cosmetic Business (For foreigners)
FAQ from people who want to get approval of cosmetic items
□ I don’t know how to apply for approval of cosmetic items.
□ Tell me how to do FD application.
□ I don’t know how to make a manual (GVP, GQP) corresponding to my company.
□ I want to sell handmade cosmetic items…
Content of our service
□ Advice about building and facility and company structure for application of approv
□ Making FD application and each attachment
□ consulting a pharmaceutical administration or a health care center in advance
□ Making necessary documents such as a manual(GVP,GQP) and others
□ Getting each certificate on behalf of a clien
□ Applying to a pharmaceutical administration or a health care center on behalf of a client
We will help our client with each operation until his/her business starts with a focus on services mentioned above.
Our administrative scriveners, who apply and negotiate to/with government on behalf of our client’s company, have a lot of experience and know-how.
By using their know-how, we will help our client with his/her smooth start.
Steps until getting approval of cosmetic items
Consulting and Contract us
Firstly, you need to contact us on the phone or by our contact form.
We will explain our plan for application after we make sure of client’s present situation. Being satisfied with our service and an estimated amount, a client can contract us. Please consult our staff that is in charge about date of payment or contingent fee.
Consulting in advance, field investigation if necessary
We will give a client some advice about building and facility and company structure for applications as needed.
We will consult a pharmaceutical administration or a health care center in advance.
Basically, we will do it by ourselves. But we will ask a client to accompany with us if needed.
Applying on behalf of a client
We will submit necessary application forms to a jurisdictional pharmaceutical administration (※in some area, submit them through a health care center) after making application forms by our office.
At that time, it is necessary for a client to pay commission. Amount of commission is different at each prefectural.
Within 1 or 2 weeks after applying, a pharmaceutical administration will contact us and adjust schedule for field investigation.
About two office workers will come to field investigation.
They will confirm content of an application, knowledge and experience of a person in charge, content of manual, and others.
We will help our client with preparation and will join in field investigation.
In Tokyo, it is necessary to go to get a license after receiving a letter. In some area, it is not a letter but a phone call.
It is essential for person who sells cosmetic items actually to do procedure for cosmetic items in advance. When person sells imported cosmetic items, procedures in advance is also necessary.
Advantages of making a contract with us
1. We handle a case speedily for applying a day sooner.
We are good at handling a case speedily.
It is possible to prepare for making a system and making paper works smoothly and to start business a day sooner by what professional administrative scriveners in application of approval of cosmetic items handle a case.
2. Our client can consult us as many times as he/she want and it’s free.
A client can consult us as many times as he/she wants free.
If a client wants to consult us out of our operation hour, as long as he/she makes reservation in advance, he/she can consult us at night or on a holiday.
If you have any troubles about application of approval of cosmetic items, please feel free to ask us!
3. We will help our client with making a system of compliance about managing business.
It is possible to make a manual (GVP, GQP) or others corresponding to situation of each client, therefore, a client can make a system of compliance about managing business after getting approval adequately with us.
4. We will help our client to start his/her business smoothly after getting approval.
We will do operations such as gathering necessary certificates, going to a pharmaceutical administration or a health care center, or others on behalf of our client.
Therefore, our client doesn’t have to do troublesome operations and can spend his/her time making website or making better system for managing business, which makes business start smooth.
FAQ from dealer with approval of cosmetic items
FAQ from dealer with approval of cosmetic items
□ I want you to help me with the procedure at changing executive or a person in charge.
□ It is close to Exp. date of approval of cosmetic items, what should I do?
□ I reviewed distribution flowchart, is it alright without any changes?
□ At renewal, I have to do field investigation again. How do I prepare for it?
□ I can’t make required paper works on a manual. Am I ok?
FAQ from companies relating to pharmaceuticals
□ I want to have practical training related to cosmetic items in the company.
□ I want you to help us with our regular in-house training.
□ I want to participate in a seminar related to regulation of cosmetic industry.
□ I want to have training about basic knowledge related to pharmaceutical for incoming employees
Please feel free to contact us (free consultation, free estimation)
Information about free consultations
If you have any concerns about for a visa, we recommend that you first consult an immigration lawyer who has detailed knowledge about visa applications. Making an early consultation is the key to ensuring visa permission.
Samurai Immigration Law Firm accepts consultations about visa applications. We will search for measures that correspond to the circumstances of each client and suggest a path to obtain permission.
We conduct free consultations, so please feel free to consult us first.
There are two methods of applying for a consultation. * All consultations require an appointment.
1. Make a consultation application by telephone
2. Make an application through the website
We have offices in Tokyo's
Ikebukuro・Shinjuku・Shibuya・Ueno and Nagoya.
English : 080-4941-0978
Tokyo : 03-3831-2505