APPLY FOR THE USE OF THE MADE IN GHANA PREMIUM QUALITY LOGO

Qualifying Criteria

A business seeking approval to use the MIG premium quality Logo shall meet the following requirements

a. Be registered as a business with the Registrar General’s Department.

b. Provide clearance letter from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust.

c. Provide clearance certificate/letter from the Ghana Revenue Authority.

d. Provide license from relevant regulatory authority.

e. Provide Product Certificate(s) from the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA).

f. Have in place a relevant management system(s) verifiable by the Ghana standards Authority.

g. Agree to terms and conditions by signing a MiG logo service contract.

h. Make payment to the GSA for the processing of application, annual user license, and marking fee depending on the category of the business.

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Fees

The annual user license and marking fee includes the following:

  1. MiG Secretariat review of MiG logo application and attached requisite documents.
  2. Management System or HACCP assessment/audit.
  3. Approval Committee review.
  4. A minimum of two market surveillances in the year, cost of product samples purchased and cost of laboratory tests.
  5. A minimum of one factory surveillance (including management system surveillance audit) in the year and cost of laboratory tests on samples from factory.
  6. Marking fee.
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Business Category

Micro Scale Enterprises (Less than six (6) employees, annual turnover of less than $25000 and assets of less than $25000)
Small Scale Industries (Six (6) to thirty (30) employees, annual turnover of more than $25000 but less than $1M and assets of more than $25000 but less than $1M)
Medium Industries (Thirty-one (31) to a hundred (100) employees, annual turnover of more than $1M but less than $3M and assets of more than $1M but less than $3M)
Large Scale Enterprises (Above one hundred (100) employees, annual turnover of more than $3M and assets of more than $3M)

Amount GHS

3000 - 4900
5000 – 9900
10000 - 19900
25000 and above

Application Procedure

The steps below will guide businesses in applying to use the MiG logo:

  1. Download the MIG PREMIUM QUALITY LOGO APPLICATION FORM and the NOTES TO THE COMPLETION OF THE MADE IN GHANA PREMIUM QUALITY LOGO from the GSA website or pick up a form from the GSA or MOTI offices.
  2. Fill the application form and submit to the MiG secretariat within the GSA, together with all requisite documents or email to mig@gsa.gov.gh .
  3. MiG secretariat reviews application, verifies authenticity of attached documents and prepares service contract.
  4. GSA and client (representative) sign service contract and client make payment of requisite fee.
  5. Verification of relevant management system (or HACCP for food industry) by assessors.
  6. Submit report for assessment of management system or HACCP by assessors.
  7. Review of MiG logo application, attached requisite documents and report of verification of relevant management system (or HACCP) by MiG logo approval committee.
  8. Decision and communication of decision to client.
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The logo is the intellectual property of Ministry of Trade and Industry which must not be replicated. Its use is solely restricted to Ministry of Trade and Industry’s regulation which shall be adhered to.

For more information download the TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THE MADE IN GHANA (MIG) PREMIUM QUALITY LOGO FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES