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?

  • Many products do require in country testing as well as current CE Mark test reports. 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?

  • A local representative is required.

Type approval in Malaysia synapse

Importing for testing or trial purpose prior to obtaining a SIRIM type approval certificate for Malaysia is allowed.  
CSIA can work with your branch office or vendor by sending a shipment invoice for him to apply an import permit.
Once in place you would be allowed to ship these samples to a Malaysia importer.  
CSIA can provide more details as well as a quote for this service if required.

Chargers being imported and sold in  Malaysia, ( Non Wireless Devices) must apply for SIRIM Permit approval number.
This number issued by SIRIM can be used to apply for an import permit for each importation (same number issued for RF certificate). This is different than a Malaysia type approval certificate issued by SIRIM.

Malaysia regulatory update:

March 2018 - LTE UE shall comply with the EMC emission requirements as defined in the ETSI EN 301 489-1 and specific to mobile phones, ETSI EN 301 489-34 shall also be complied.

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.

For information on FCC, CE Mark or International Approvals 

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