The Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices is a legal entity vested with public authority. It was established on 1st October 2003 as a legal successor to the Croatian Institute of Medicines Control and the Croatian Institute of Immunobiological Preparations Control, albeit with a considerably broader scope of work.
The Agency was established by the Republic of Croatia. Legal compliance of the Agency is supervised by the Ministry of Health.
It generates its own income through service fees and annual charges for provision of services from its scope of work, as well as through other sources in accordance with the Medicinal Products Act and other regulations.
The Agency provides services pertaining to medicinal products, medical devices, homeopathic medicinal products and veterinary medicinal products in accordance with the primary and secondary legislation of the Republic of Croatia.