Registration for Certified Facility

1. Requirements for Registration as Certified Facility

  1. The facility must be certified by an MOH-Approved Facility Certifier (MOH-AFC) 
  2. Facility must have an Biosafety Committee (BC) composed of the members as stipulated in the Sixth Schedule of the Biological Agents and Toxins Act (BATA).
  3. All members of the facility shall comply with the duties and responsibilities stipulated in Part V of the BATA.

2. Documents Needed for Registration as Certified Facility

  1. Certificate issued by the MOH-Approved Facility certifier (MOH-AFC) bearing the complete name and address of the facility with the validity of the certification.
  2. Complete certification report of the facility.
  3. Order on gazetting (for protected places).
  4. List of the Biosafety Committee of the facility which should conform to the members as stipulated in Sixth Schedule of the Biological Agents and Toxins Act.
  5. List of personnel working in the facility (for facilities gazetted as protected place, the personnel must be vetted and cleared by the relevant regulatory vetting authority).
  6. Other documents that the Ministry of Health deemed relevant to the application.

3. Validity of Registration for Certified Facility

The validity of the registration of a certified facility with the Ministry of Health is tied with the validity of the certification given to the facility by the MOH-Approved Facility Certifier (MOH-AFC). However, the Ministry of Health at any time, may revoke or suspend the registration.

4. Register as Certified Facility

BSL 3 facilities who are interested to work with First and Second Schedule biological agents must register with the Ministry of Health.

Click here to register as certified facility.

5. FAQ

The FAQ's on the homepage of the biosafety website provide answers to commonly asked questions on biosafety. Click here to go to the FAQ- Certification.