The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be opening the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) application portal on October 1, 2018. This is three months earlier than originally scheduled to allow importers to submit their Notice of Intent to Participate and their completed VQIP applications early for the Fiscal Year 2020 benefit period

Link:  U.S. FDA Opening VQIP Application Portal October 1