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FDA Registration Instructions and Requirements

Please follow the steps below to: (1) file a new registration for your facility OR (2) provide us with the required information for a facility you have already registered.

*See the note about Additional Facility Registrations at the bottom of this page if you wish to add another facility registration to your membership in AFI.

(1) If your facility is not yet registered with FDA

We can take care of it for you. Please complete the Facility Registration Form and Food Product Categories form (download links below), and return to us as soon as possible. 

Be sure to return both forms duly completed. We cannot file the registration without knowing the products handled as well as the respective plant activities. (The Food Product Categories form is excerpted from the official FDA form; it is three pages, numbered 4 through 6.)

After we have received your completed forms, the information will be filed with FDA and your registration number returned to you within a day or two.

(2) If your company's facility has already been registered with FDA

Please complete the Facility Registration Form (download link below) and return it to us to confirm that you wish to have AFI serve as the U.S. agent for your facility. The signature of a company officer or other responsible individual is required to confirm agreement to the terms of service. 

After you have submitted the Facility Registration Form to us, you may then change the agent to AFI. Enter the following information in "Section 7: United States Agent" of the registration record:

Check off "Association" from the list of options.

NAME OF U.S. AGENT: Association of Food Industries, Inc.
STREET ADDRESS, Line 1: 3301 Route 66, Suite 205, Bldg. C
STREET ADDRESS, Line 2: (leave blank)
CITY: Neptune
STATE: New Jersey
ZIP CODE: 07753
PHONE NUMBER: 732 9223008
EMERGENCY CONTACT PHONE: 732 7782126
FAX NUMBER: 732 9223590
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@afius.org

When we are contacted by FDA, we will confirm this designation as soon as possible. 

Detailed instructions for updating your registration through FDA's Industry Systems web site can be downloaded via the link below. Alternatively, we can update the registration for you if you provide your registration number and PIN so that we can link it to our account. The PIN can be found in section 1 of the registration record.

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*Note: Additional Facility Registrations

Overseas membership in the association includes the registration of one facility (factory, packing plant, warehouse, etc.) at no extra charge. Additional facilities may be appended to your membership. Please follow the instructions above to add another facility to your membership. 

Each additional facility incurs an annual fee of $150. You will be invoiced for the additional facility fee upon submission of the completed Facility Registration Form.

Please note that an additional facility must be wholly owned and operated by the AFI member company. It cannot be a separate legal entity, such as a supplier, service provider or other business partner. Such a company must obtain its own individual Overseas membership with AFI in order to have AFI serve as the U.S. agent for FDA registration. Click here for membership information and to submit an application for another company.

Association of Food Industries
3301 Route 66, Ste. 205, Bldg. C
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 922-3008 • Fax: (732) 922-3590
Email: info@afius.org