FSVP Agent (FSVP Importer)
FSVP Agent (FSVP Importer) – FSVP requirements
An FSVP Agent or FSVP importer is an individual or a company, residing or maintaining a business in the USA, who is the designated representative of a foreign supplier for FSVP compliance purpose.
When is an FSVP Agent or FSVP Importer is required ?
An FSVP Agent is required when there is no U.S. owner or consignee of the foreign food article that is being offered for import into the United States. For example, the food products sold through e-commerce may not have a designated owner of the food article at the at the time of U.S. entry.
The FSVP importer is responsible for foreign supplier related activities. FDA may inspect your agent remotely or physically for verification of FSVP related compliance. So, it is important that your agent to maintains supplier verification documents.
We can act as your FSVP Agent and maintain the required documentation. If you are looking for FSVP related assistance, please complete the FSVP form and we will get back you with our detailed proposal.