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Update of eCTD and eDok specification documents

Documents are valid with immediate effect.


Procedure for submitting applications according to HMV4 before 1 January 2019

As of 1 December 2018 Swissmedic will accept submissions with the documents updated according to HMV4.


Updating of various specification documents connected with HMV4

Various eDok and eCTD specification documents are being updated


Swiss eCTD: Updating of Module 1 as of January 2019

Changes to the specifications (folder structure) in Module 1 of the Swiss eCTD module due to the revision of the Therapeutic Products Ordinances

Submissions for authorisation applications can be submitted to Swissmedic in the eCTD and eDok formats and on paper, either via the Swissmedic portal or by post.  

For reasons of efficient processing and the quality of the submitted documentation, Swissmedic prefers submissions via the portal in the eCTD format.

Mode of submission

Submissions via the portal are purely electronic submissions. They do not require paper-based documentation or signed documents.


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If you have any technical questions on eCTD, eDok or paper submissions please contact: