Decree 248 Application

Foreign food processing plant and manufacturers required to submit application registration on GACC and AQSIQ start from January 01, 2022

According to AQSIQ and GACC Decree 248 Foreign food manufacturer and processing plant registration, All Foreign food processing plant and manufacturers are required to submit their company information online with the Bureau of Import and Export Food Safety of AQSIQ, General Administration of Customs China to application for a registration number.
This requirement comes into force with effect from January 01, 2022 and annually renewal in AQSIQ and GACC, to ensure the long-term validity of the registration number.

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The Notice implies that any manufacturer / processing plant shall submit a filing application to AQSIQ and GACC before they food export to CHINA. manufacturer / processing plant shall fill and submit the application form of Food Export through the registration filing management system. Information, such as the manufacturer / processing plant name, country, area, address, contact name, telephone, food category, etc… needs to be submitted. After submitting the application, the manufacturer / processing plant will obtain a registration number by the AQSIQ and China customs, So can based on the registration number to declare food products at China Customs.

  • China Customs Decree 248 English version

  • Application Categories

    Soft drinks and drinking wate, Sugar and sugar products, Finely processed food, Processed flavorings of plant origin, Other plant origin food, Canned foods, Different types Alcoholic beverage and Wine and whiskey etc, Pastry biscuits and crackers, Candied (preserved) fruits, Cigarette and cigar, Different tea, Other processed foods, Bird nest products, bee products, eggs and egg products, edible oils and fats, oilseeds, stuffed wheaten products, edible grains, milled grain industry products and malt, fresh and dehydrated vegetables, dried beans, condiments, nuts and seeds, dried fruits, unroasted coffee and cocoa beans, foods for special dietary purposes, and health foods (excluding medicines).

    Correct Application Procedures

    GACC will keep a file of applications of manufacturer / processing plant who have submitted complete filing information. A list of filed manufacturer and processing plant with their names and countries / regions shall be generated by the AQSIQ registration management system and made public on AQSIQ and GACC website. The advantage of the Decree 248 registration is that once it approved by AQSIQ/GACC, The qualified products of the manufacturer will be preferentially purchased and entered into the purchase list of importers in China.

    List of documents provided by the Food manufacturer:

    1. Photos of food production facilities and products packaging.
    2. An officially issued food export license or food safety certificate to prove that applicant’s food meets food hygiene standards.
    3. Officially issued company business registration certificate.
    4. Food Processing flow chart.
    5. Application Form

    Note: GACC strongly recommends that applicant register directly and do not leave this application process to their importer or distributor. Importers require your registration number to complete China customs clearance. Should you change your distributor, or have multiple distributors, they may be reluctant to share your registration number and authorization password if circumstances change. The authorization password will be the only credential when you enter the GACC system to go through customs clearance procedures in China.

    The China customs management system currently only available application form in Mandarin. For the overseas enterprise does not have a branch in China, to help overseas food manufacturer and processing plant companies who wish to register themselves, GACC Association has prepared an English version of the application form, including detailed instructions and guidance for each application step. To start a registration process, please click on the below **Application**.

    Overseas Manufacturer Registration

    ( H.S Code Category: GACC-I and GACC-II * Registration valid 5 years * Application Fee $ 980 * Application time 3-4 weeks )

    1. Step

    Online or email
    applicantion forms

    2. Submit

    documents + right way !

    3. Approved

    Get your certificate
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