Paper Registration

FDA has developed an online registration system, intended to make it easier to participate in the Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP). You may still use paper forms. However, we strongly encourage you to participate in VCRP online, to avoid delays that may occur in processing of VCRP paper forms.

For questions not answered in the resources below, contact the VCRP Staff at

How to Obtain Paper Forms

  • Registration of a Cosmetic Product Establishment

Form FDA 2511 (PDF - 1.07MB)

  • Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement (CPIS)

Forms FDA 2512 (PDF - 1.08MB) and 2512a (PDF - 0.64MB)


The instructions are listed on the forms.

How FDA Will Acknowledge Acceptance of Your Forms

FDA will acknowledge acceptance of the forms you have filed by sending you the FDA Registration Number (Registration No.) or FDA Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement Number (CPIS No.) assigned to the submission.

Resources to Help You File Form FDA 2512


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