International Regulatory Telecom and Safety Approval

Is country specific certification required or is CE/FCC approval sufficient?

  • Country specific certification required

What is the lead time to obtain type approval?

  • 4-5 weeks

Are there any marking or logo requirements?

  • Yes.

Is in country testing required or can we leverage existing FCC or CE test reports?

  • Most products do require in country testing. Contact CSIA for more details.

What are the types of equipment that would require approval in this country?

  • Most products using telecom technology such as WIFI, Bluetooth, cellular and satellite.

Do I need an in country local representative or local certificate holder?

  • No.

China Update

October 2018

​China MIIT, which is the supervising manager of SRRC, issued new regulations on SRRC certification. Starting 10/15/2018, SRRC  states all samples must pass testing within 5 days, which means the manufacturer will have to make sure that the test setup instructions are comprehensive and they are confident the samples (EUT) sent for testing can complete all testing at SRRC lab within 5 days. Otherwise they will need to re-submit the application and the SRRC lab will charge you for all future rounds of testing.

July 2018

CNCA along with Market Supervision General Administration of China made the announcement today regard of adjust CCC product scope and add CCC self-declaration method for some of product category. Contact CSIA for the original announcement and the translation of the original announcement and 3 related attachment translation are attached for reference.

We discussed with CQC reviewers these changes and share some thoughts in below;

This update removes 26 product category from CCC scope- the existing CCC cert will be cancelled by authority like CQC once CNCA informs them to do so. Customers needs to consider removing existing CCC logo from product label etc.

Self-declaration process: manufactures can now choose to keep the orignal way of moving forward(go through CQC and get CQC CCC certificate) or go through complicated Doc process if their product falls into the scope. However the potential challenge will be if China customs can be fully synced up with the new rules and there is high risk to fail to get through China custom without CCC certificate base on our experience. Market supervision on DoC process looks like  it may be another uncertain risk for now.

March 2018

China as of March 20, 2018 China CCC has updated the logo for this certification.

Please contact CSIA for more details.

October 2017

China now accepts removable SIM cards. Prior to that date only embedded SIM cards were allowed.

As regulations change from time to time in many countries you should contact CSIA for up to date information.

CSIA can also provide supporting services should your company not be able to meet country specific requirements such as a local representative, local certificate holder, translating documents into the native language, etc. Contact CSIA at (503) 489 8006 or for all your FCC certification, CE certification, Industry Canada and International Approval needs.


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