Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. In relation to food and cosmetic products, Halal means products that are allowed to be consumed or used by humans according to Shariah (Islamic Law).

The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) is the Authority responsible for implementation of regulation controlling Halal products in the U.A.E. The Federal Government has recently launched the Halal National Mark to augment the program certifying Halal products and animal slaughterhouses.

GulfTIC is a Halal Certification Body accredited by the ENAS and Registered by Emirates Authority for standardization and metrology to offer conformity assessment services and certification of Halal products intended for the GCC member countries. GulfTIC, as an official third party of ESMA to offers Halal certification services of Halal products.

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The Halal National Mark

  • • Mark of Conformity granted to products animal slaughterhouses that have demonstrated compliance with requirements of U.A.E. Regulations for Halal Products

  • • Mark that can be printed on the certified product as a proof of compliance and approval by the Federal Government through ESMA

  • • License to use the Halal National Mark is valid for 3 years.

The Halal Certificate of Conformity

  • • Halal Certificate is valid within 3 years upon issuance for the certified products and animal slaughterhouses.

  • • Renewal application is required one month before expiration of the certificate.

  • • List of certified products may be updated to include additional products provided these are under the same category, manufactured in the same production line and the same set of technical requirements is met.

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3Halal Certification Procedure for Food Products Qries

4Halal Certification Procedure for Slaughter House Qries

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6Termination, Reduction, Suspension, Or Withdrawal of Halal Certification Qries

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