International Regulatory Telecom and Safety Approval

Kuwait

For information on FCC, CE Mark or International Approvals 

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

  • Country specific certification required


What is the lead time to obtain type approval?


  • 3-4 weeks


Are there any marking or logo requirements?


  • No marking requirements.


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


  • We can leverage your CE Mark test reports as part of the application process. 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.


Type approval in Kuwait synapse

In February of 2016 MoC  was replaced by Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA). The new agency has been issuing type approval certificates for Kuwait on most wireless devices. However type approvals for satellite devices are still being delayed while the agency reviews its regulations and policies regarding type approvals for this type of technology. Delays in issuing type approvals for satellite devices can be expected.

Field test samples are allowed prior to a type approval certificate being issued by CITRA, however there is a chance that samples could get held up in Customs.

There is no specific reason other than Custom’s does this sometimes. If you decide to send in samples for field trials in Kuwait prior to obtaining a type approval certificate from CITRA, it would be best to have someone monitoring it and following up with Customs. You probably have a field office that could handle this for you.


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  quotes@csiassoc.com for all your FCC certification, CE certification, Industry Canada and International Approval needs.