Communications related to the IMDA

The flow of communication related to the IMDA will follow the table below

Here below you can find the tables detailing the means to be used for each specific type of communication.


Depending on the modality of communication, the following is the date of receipt:

  • Communication via APPEL: the day of the successful submission. After submitting the document, the UN Agency will receive a message confirming the successful submission.
  • Communication by email: the date of successful dispatch (if it was sent to correct address!).
  • Postal delivery (without return receipt): the date of its registration by the Commission.
  • Formal notification: the date on which the letters are actually received.

LANGUAGE of communication

The working languages are French or English.

The Agreement will normally be concluded in the language in which the Single Form is filled in, and is not linked to the language in which the FPA was concluded. Following communications will be made in the language of the Agreement.

References & useful links