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Registration of Shell Egg Producer: Step-by-Step Instructions

Return to Online Registration 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Section 1 Type of Registration
  2. Section 2 Facility Name / Address Information
  3. Section 3 Preferred Mailing Address Information
  4. Section 4 Seasonal Facility Dates of Operation
  5. Section 5 Size of Operation
  6. Section 6 Owner or Operator Information
  7. Section 7 Certification Statement
     

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility

After you have logged in to FDA Industry Systems, choose "Shell Egg Registration" from the list of systems available on the FURLS Home Page (Figure 1).

Figure 1:
FURLS Main Menu

 

To register a shell egg facility, choose "Register a Shell Egg Facility" from the list of options on the SEPRM Home Page (Figure 2). After you have registered a facility you may also use this menu to choose to update, cancel, or search for shell egg registrations.

Figure 2:
SEPRM Main Menu


Navigation

At the top of every page in SEPRM (Figure 3), a status bar will track your progress through the online registration process.

A "Get Help" link will provide page specific help. For an overview of all the help files available see FDA Industry Systems Index of Help Pages.

At the top right of the page, the link "FURLS HOME" will take you to the FURLS Home Page (Figure 1). "SEPRM HOME" will take you to the Shell Egg Producer Registration Home Page (Figure 2). Choose "FURLS HOME" to log out.

At the top and bottom of each screen are 3 navigation buttons:

  • Back to Step XX - go back one screen and continue entering registration information. Information entered on the current screen will not be lost.
  • Continue - go to the next screen and continue entering registration information.
  • Cancel & Start Again From Section 1- Return to Section 1. Any information you have entered will be lost.

Figure 3:
SEPRM Page Header

 
 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Step 1

 

Section 1 - Type of Registration

This section is required.

Indicate the location of the facility being registered and whether you are submitting a registration as a new owner of a previously registered facility (Figure 4).

Select Continue.

Fields Included in this Section

Fields marked with an asterisk ( * ) are mandatory.

Note: The Type of Registration cannot be changed later in the application process. If you wish to change this selection, you must cancel the application and create a new registration.
*Type of Registration

Specifies whether the facility is located within or outside the United States of America. Choose one of the following two options:

  • Domestic Registration - to indicate that the facility is located in a State or Territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    - or -

  • Foreign Registration - to indicate a facility is not a domestic facility.
*Are You The New Owner Of A Previously Registered Facility?

Select Yes if you are submitting a registration as a new owner of a previously registered facility.

Select No if you are submitting a registration for a facility never previously registered.

Previous owner's nameIf you are a new owner of a previously registered facility, provide the name of the previous owner of the facility, if known.
Previous owner's registration numberThe Registration Number is assigned to a facility by FDA. If you are a new owner of a previously registered facility, provide the previous owner's registration number for this facility, if known.
Figure 4:
Section - 1 - Type Of Registration

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Step 2

Enter the name and address of the facility being registered. As an option, you may also enter information about a Preferred Mailing Address if that address is different from the Facility Address.

 

Section 2 - Facility Name / Address Information

This section is required.

Enter the name, address, phone number, FAX number, and e-mail address of the facility being registered (Figure 5).

If your facility has a preferred mailing address complete Section 3, otherwise select Continue to validate your address(es).

Fields Included in this Section

Fields marked with an asterisk ( * ) are mandatory.

*Facility NameThe name of the facility being registered.
*Facility Street AddressThe physical location of the facility being registered. This is normally a street address, but may be some other physical/geographical designation used in rural locations.
 
*CityThe city in which the facility is located.
*Country/AreaThe country/area in which the facility is located. For foreign registrations, select a country/area from the pull-down menu. (For domestic registrations, United States is filled in automatically.)
 
*State/Province/TerritoryThe state, province, or territory in which the facility is located. Select a state, province, or territory from the pull-down menu when applicable or select "Not applicable."
 
*Zip Code (Postal Code)The zip code (for domestic addresses) or postal code (for foreign addresses) of the facility being registered.
Phone Number: Country CodeFor foreign registrations, the three-digit country code of the telephone number for the facility being registered.
*Phone Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) of the telephone number for the facility being registered.
*Phone Number: Phone NumberThe telephone number of the facility being registered.
Phone Number: ExtensionThe telephone extension, if any, dialed after the telephone number, of the facility being registered.
FAX Number: Country CodeFor foreign registrations, the three-digit country code of the telephone number of the FAX machine for the facility being registered.
FAX Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) of the telephone number for the FAX machine of the facility being registered.
FAX Number: FAX NumberThe telephone number of the FAX machine of the facility being registered.
E-mail AddressAn electronic mail address for the facility being registered. If E-mail address is not provided system will show pop-up message "If facility contact has e-mail address, then please enter the e-mail address to speed up and simplify the registration process. If you want to continue without including an e-mail address, press the continue button again" (Figure 6).
Figure 5:
Shell Egg New Registration - Section 2
Figure 6:
SEPRM Section - 2 - Facility Email PopUp

 

Section 3 - Preferred Mailing Address Information

This section is optional.

If the Preferred Mailing Address is the same as the Facility Address, you should leave this section blank (Figure 7). The Facility Address and the Preferred Mailing Address do not need to be in the same country/area.

When you are finished with this section select Continue to validate your address(es).

Fields Included in this Section

If you fill out this section, fields marked with asterisks ( *** ) are necessary for the system to process a complete response.

AutoFill Address

If this is the first facility registration entered by this account holder this session, this option will copy the company address data from your account information. Otherwise, this option will fill the address fields automatically using data in this section from the last registration entered this session. If you choose AutoFill, and decide the information is not what you wanted, you may choose Clear to undo and fill in the correct information manually. 

 

***NameThe name of the person or company where you wish to receive mail from FDA regarding this registration.
***AddressThe mailing address of the company or person named - the address at which you would like to receive notices from FDA about this registration.
***CityThe city in which the preferred mailing address is located.
***Country/AreaThe country/area in which the preferred mailing address is located. Select a country/area from the pull-down menu.
***State/Province/TerritoryThe State, Province or Territory in which the preferred mailing address is located. Select a state, province, or territory from the pull-down menu when applicable or select "Not applicable."
***Zip Code (Postal Code)The zip code (for domestic addresses) or postal code (for foreign addresses) for the preferred mailing address.
***Phone Number: Country CodeFor foreign registrations, the three-digit country code of the telephone number for the preferred mailing address.
***Phone Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) of the telephone number for the preferred mailing address.
***Phone Number: Phone NumberThe telephone number for the preferred mailing address.
Phone Number: ExtensionThe telephone extension, if any, dialed after the telephone number, for the preferred mailing address.
FAX Number: Country CodeFor foreign registrations, the three-digit country code for the telephone number of the FAX machine of the preferred mailing address.
FAX Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (foreign addresses) of the telephone number of the FAX machine of the preferred mailing address.
FAX Number: FAX NumberThe telephone number of the FAX machine of the preferred mailing address.
E-mail AddressAn electronic mail address for the preferred mailing address.
Figure 7:
Shell Egg New Registration - Section 3

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Step 3

 

Section 4 - Seasonal Facility Dates of Operation

This section is optional.

Dates of Operation refers to the months during which the facility is open for business. If this facility operates on a seasonal basis, you may choose to complete this section (Figure 8). You might enter, for example, March -- September.

Fields Included in this Section

Dates of OperationThe approximate months during which the facility operates, if it operates on a seasonal basis.
Figure 8:
SEPRM Section 4 - Facility Seasonal Dates Of Operation

 

Section 5 - Size of Operation

This section is required.

Enter the average number of layers in each poultry house and the number of poultry houses on the farm. The system will calculate the total number of layers (Figure 9).

Fields Included in this Section

Average or Usual Number of Layers in Each Poultry HouseThe average or usual number of layers in each poultry house.
Number of Poultry Houses on the FarmThe total number of poultry houses on the farm.
Total Number of LayersThe total number of layers is calculated by the system and is equal to the average number of layers in each poultry house multiplied by the number of poultry houses on the farm.
Figure 9:
SEPRM Section 5 - Size Of Operation

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Step 4

 

Section 6 - Owner or Operator Information

This section is required.

Enter information on the owner of operator of the facility. If the contact information for the owner or operator is the same as that in another section of the form, choose the circle corresponding to that section; otherwise enter the information as requested (Figure 10).

*Name of Entity or Individual who is the Owner or OperatorThe name of the person or entity who is the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
If information is the same as another section of the form, check which section

Specifies whether the owner or operator address information is identical to previously entered information. If you choose one of these and decide the information is not what you wanted, you may choose Clear to undo and fill in the correct information manually.

  • Choose Section 2 if the owner or operator address information is the same as the facility address information entered in Section 2: Facility Name / Address Information.

    - or -

  • Choose Section 3 if the owner or operator address information is the same as the preferred mailing address information entered in Section 3: Preferred Mailing Address Information.

    - or -

  • Choose Clear if you need to clear Section 6
*Street AddressThe address of the owner or operator of the facility being registered. This can be a physical/geographical location or other mailing address.
*CityThe city in which the owner or operator of the facility being registered is located.
*Country/AreaThe country/area in which the owner or operator of the facility being registered is located.
*State/Province/TerritoryThe state, province, or territory in which the owner or operator of the facility being registered is located. Select a state, province, or territory from the pull-down menu when applicable or select "Not applicable."
*Zip Code (Postal Code)The zip code (for domestic addresses) or postal code (for foreign addresses) for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
Phone Number: Country CodeFor foreign addresses, the three-digit country code of the telephone number for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
*Phone Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) of the telephone number for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
*Phone Number: Phone NumberThe telephone number for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
Phone Number: ExtensionThe telephone extension, if any, dialed after the telephone number, for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
FAX Number: Country CodeFor foreign addresses, the three-digit country code for the telephone number of the FAX machine of the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
FAX Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) for the telephone number of the FAX machine of the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
FAX Number: FAX NumberThe telephone number of the FAX machine for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.
E-mail AddressAn electronic mail address for the owner or operator of the facility being registered.

Figure 10:

Shell Egg New Registration - Section 6

 

Section 7 - Certification Statement

This section is required.

Enter information about yourself as the submitter of this registration, and the person who authorized submission of this registration, and certify its truth and accuracy (Figure 11). Once you have completed this section, you will be given the opportunity to review your registration and make any changes before submitting it for processing.

Fields Included in this Section

Fields marked with an asterisk ( * ) are mandatory.
Fields marked with two asterisks ( ** ) are mandatory only if the section applies.

*Name of the SubmitterThe first name and last name (surname) of the person submitting this form.
Check One Box

Specify whether the owner or operator of the facility, or an individual authorized by the owner or operator of the facility, is submitting this form. Choose:

  • A. Owner or Operator (Stop here, form is completed)

- or -

  • B. Individual Authorized to Submit the Registration (Fill in address below)
Indicate who authorized you to submit the registration

If you checked box B above (Individual Authorized to Submit the Registration) because you are not the owner or operator, you need to identify the person who authorized you to submit this registration. Choose:

  • Owner or Operator (Stop here, form is completed)

- or -

  • Fill in the name of individual who authorized registration on behalf of owner or operator.(Fill in address below).
**Authorizing Individual Street AddressThe address of the person who authorized you to submit this form, if applicable. This can be a physical/geographical location or other mailing address.
**CityThe city in which the authorizing individual is located.
**State/Province/TerritoryThe state, province, or territory where the authorizing individual is located. Select a state, province, or territory from the pull-down menu when applicable or select "Not applicable."
**Zip Code (Postal Code)The zip code (for domestic addresses) or postal code (for foreign addresses) where the authorizing individual is located.
**Country/AreaThe country/area where the authorizing individual is located.
**Phone Number: Country CodeFor foreign addresses, the three-digit country code of the telephone number for the authorizing individual.
**Phone Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (foreign addresses) of the telephone number for the authorizing individual.
**Phone Number: Phone NumberThe telephone number for the authorizing individual.
Phone Number: ExtensionThe telephone extension, if any, dialed after the telephone number, for the authorizing individual.
FAX Number: Country CodeFor foreign addresses, the three-digit country code for the telephone number of the FAX machine of the authorizing individual.
FAX Number: Area/City CodeThe three-digit area code (for domestic addresses) or city code (for foreign addresses) for the telephone number of the FAX machine of the authorizing individual.
FAX Number: FAX NumberThe telephone number of the FAX machine of the authorizing individual.
E-mail AddressThe electronic mail address of the authorizing individual.
Figure 11:
Shell Egg New Registration - Section 7

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Step 5

Registration Review

Review your registration before submitting it for processing. (Figure 12, partial view) Selecting the EDIT button for a section brings up the corresponding data entry screen, from which you can edit and save changes.

Select Submit to submit the registration.

Note: The Facility Location under Section 1: Type of Registration (in which you indicate whether this is a domestic or foreign facility) cannot be changed at this point. If you wish to change the Facility Location, you must cancel this registration and begin a new registration.

Figure 12:
 SEPRM New Registration - Step 5
 

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- Success Screen

Registration Successful

A message indicates that your registration was submitted successfully, and your Registration Number is displayed (Figure 13). Record this number for your records.

To view the entire registration in its final form, select View Complete Registration. To return to the Main Menu, select Back to Main.

Fields Included in this Section

Registration NumberThe number assigned by FDA to this facility's registration.
Figure 13:
SEPRM Registration Success

 

Register a Shell Egg Facility -- View Completed Registration

View the complete registration in its final form (Figure 14). Using the buttons at the bottom of the screen, you can print a copy of the registration for your records. Or, you can return to the SEPRM Main Menu to enter another registration or complete other registration tasks.

Note: The registration number is displayed at the top of the registration form.

 

Figure 14:
 Shell Egg view complete registration