Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Clinical Trials Registry (SCTR)

Verified on September 8, 2021

Saudi Arabia has its own registry, Saudi Clinical Trials Registry (SCTR). SCTR has a provision of protocol registration.

Registries at a Glance
Registry PHUSE Categorization Information to be Entered By Route of Data in Registry Study Type Language
SCTR Mandatory National Database (includes Ethics Requirement) Competent authority Clinical Trial Application


(Phase 1-4);


Registration and Results Requirements
Registry Activity Legal Requirement Timing
SCTR Registration


Prior to enrollment


Not Applicable (NA)

Registry Updates

  • September 2021: What’s New on - Below update was posted on What’s New section on September 16, 2021: Webinar on Modernization: Join us on October 7, 2021, from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET for an update on the modernization effort. Please register via the webinar registration page to learn more about the modernization efforts and information on the anticipated … Continue reading "September 2021: What’s New on"
  • September 2021: UK Regulatory Update - Implementation of UK HRA’s New Reporting Standards for Clinical Research As per the latest update from UK Health Research Authority, new reporting standards have been implemented to ensure that all researchers fulfill their responsibilities to make their research open and transparent. This is in line with the commitments set out in the Make it Public research … Continue reading "September 2021: UK Regulatory Update"
  • September 2021: Peru Update - A notification (PRESS RELEASE No. 005-2021-OGITT/INS) dated September 09, 2021, was published on the Peruvian Registry of Clinical Trials (REPEC) website on September 13, 2021. In context of the same: Due to preventive maintenance, services of the REPEC Version 2 System will be temporarily suspended as of Sunday, September 12, 2021. The services provided in … Continue reading "September 2021: Peru Update"


  1. Are all clinical trials covered by the SFDA Regulations? Saudi Food & Drug Administration    (SFDA). Published on April 3, 2019. Accessed April 3, 2019.
  2. Saudi Clinical Trial Registry. Published on October 10, 2012. Accessed April 3, 2019.