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Procedure NameApplication for Health Certificate for Food Import/Exports


This procedure represents the application process at the Food Safety Bureau (FSB) of the Department of Food and Drugs (FDD) of the Ministry of Health to issue:

  • Health Certificate for food to be imported into Cambodia
  • Health Certificate for food to exported to other countries

The Health Certificate for exports can be issued at the request of the exporter, if this is a requirement of the importing country.

Place for submitting application

All Health Certificates need to be applied for and are issued at FSB’s office in Phnom Penh.

Ministry of Health

Food Safety Bureau

Address: No 151-153 Kampuchea Krom Blvd., Phnom Penh

Person of Contact Name:

Person of Contact Tel:




Note 1

This letter needs to be drafted by the applicant and can be in free format.

Note 2

Relevant supporting documents for the Health Certificate are:

·        Business Registration Certificate from MoC

·        Manufacturing Registration Certificate from MIH

·        Patent Certificate

·        Specification of ingredient for final product

·        GMP, GHP, HACCP Certificate

·        Certificate of Free Sales (for imports)

·        3 packages of samples

·        Other relevant documents for the product


Note 3

Receipt for fee paid.

Note 4

Health Certificate to allow the import of food into Cambodia is issued


Health Certificate required by importing country for food exports from Cambodia is issued



The following form/s are used in this procedure
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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Requirement to obtain Health Certificate for Food Imports/ExportsCertificate RequirementMinistry of HealthIt is necessary to obtain a Health Certificate from the Food Safety Bureau of the Department of Food and Drugs of the Ministry of Health prior the import or export of all food products.For consumer protectionSub-Decree No. 002 on Food Hygiene31-12-9999Good