The Icelandic Medicines Agency, IMA, is a governmental Agency under the Ministry of Health. The majority of IMA's staff has a University degree and / or an expert knowledge of IMA's responsibilities. IMA requests total impartiality in the work of employees.

IMA's responsibilities are e.g.:

  • Assessing quality and safety of medicinal products
  • Medical devices
  • Inspections to confirm regulatory requirements are fulfilled
  • A source of information for health professionals and the public
  • Consumer protection

IMA aims at employing well-educated and ambitious staff and offer good facilities and possibilities for professional development.

Laws and Regulations

This section includes the acts and regulations that describe the IMA's operation and function. Many of them have been translated into english.

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This section includes information about the fees for marketing authorisations, annual fees and other licence fees for medicinal products and related products.

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E-mail addresses

Here information about IMA's employees email addresses, unit and job titles can be found.

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Organisation Chart

The IMA's organisation chart is viewable in this section as well as detailed information about IMA different units and their respective roles.

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