Form 29 for Test Batch

Form 29 for Test Batch

Test license are issued for the purpose of examination, test or analysis of drugs. Form 29 is a license to manufacture drugs for the purpose of Examination, Testing and Analysis. An application for a license in Form 29 shall be made to the Licensing Authority appointed by the State Government for the purpose of this Part in Form 30 and shall be made by or countersigned by the head of the institution in which, or a director of the firm or company  by which, the substance will be manufactured.

Every application in form 30 shall be accompanied by a fee. A license in Form 29 shall, unless sooner cancelled, be in force for period of three years from the date of issue, and may thereafter be renewed for periods of one year at a time.

Conditions of license

A licence in Form 29 shall be subject to the following conditions −

(a) the licensee shall use the drugs manufactured under  the  licence  exclusively  for  purpose  of  examination,  test or  analysis,  and  shall  carry  on  the  manufacture  and  examination, test or analysis at the place specified in the licence;

(b)  the  licensee  shall  allow  any Inspector  appointed  under  the  Act  to  enter,  with  or  without  notice,  the premises  where  the  drugs  are  manufactured  and  to satisfy  himself  that  only  examination,  test  or  analysis work is being conducted;

(c) the licensee shall keep a record of the quantity of drugs manufactured for examination, test or analysis and of any person or persons to whom the drugs have been supplied.


  1. Guidance document on grant of licence in form 11(test licence) for the purpose of examination testing and analysis as per rule 33 of drugs and cosmetics acts and rules 1945. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India. Available at:, Accessed on 23 March 2016.
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