Finland as a Reference Member State in the decentralised procedure (DCP)

Fimea can continuously be asked to act as a Reference Member State (RMS) in applications submitted via the decentralised procedure (DCP). The applicants should be ready to submit their application in approximately 3–9 months.

Making the request

A request is submitted by completing the RMS request form of CMD(h): Request for RMS in a Decentralised Procedure, medicinal products for human use.

The reservation request should be sent by email to:

On the subject line, please write DCP RMS request for API (the active substance in question).

The reservation request for veterinary medicines should be sent by email to:

Processing of requests

Fimea will process the RMS requests in approximately two weeks after the reception of the request. The applicant must adhere to the agreed schedule.