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ARTG registered Medical Devices included Class III

Effective from 11 July 2020

A standard permit has been developed for ARTG registered Medical Devices included Class III. This permit does not allow for the import of medical devices that are animal derived suture material.

Standard permits are permits with established pre-assessed conditions. If the goods cannot meet the conditions or if the importer prefers to have product names listed on the import permit they will need to apply for a permit in the ‘Other’ pathway of the commodity case 'Human therapeutics and medicines'.

Who does this alert affect:
Importers of Human therapeutics and medicines.

Further information:
Contact the Client Contact Group on 1800 900 090 (prompt 1, then prompt 1) or email at

This Alert applies to the following Cases: