Membership Requirements

Regular Membership:

This membership applies to you if you are either

  • a registered (appointed or approved) QP in a EU member state, official EU member candidate or proposed candidate

or you

Associate Membership:

This membership applies to you if you fulfil the QP requirements according to the EU Directives and you are either
  • preparing to become a QP / working in a EU member state, official EU member candidate or proposed candidate, but you are not (yet) registered, appointed or approved as QP or currently not working as QP

or you

  • are about to assume a similar function (Authorized Person or equal) in a country that has a MRA Agreement with the EU in place (like, e.g., Switzerland)

or you

NOTE: If you are working in a country outside the EU without MRA Agreement in place and/or which is not member of PIC/S, you are unfortunately not eligible for membership in the European QP Association.

Liaison Membership
(Authorities, Inspectorates and Industry Associations only)

One staff member representing a regulatory authority, an inspectorate or an industry association, institution or organisation within or outside the EU (e.g. EMEA, MHRA, BfArM, Swissmedic, EFPIA or VfA).

Guests/Observers
(Authorities, Inspectorates and Industry Associations only)

Additional staff members from regulatory authorities, pharmaceutical organisations or national organisations.