International Regulatory Telecom and Safety Approval


For information on FCC, CE Mark or International Approvals 

Call CSIA now to find out how:  (503) 482-9289

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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?

  • 4-5 weeks

Are there any marking or logo requirements?

  • No

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. ContactCSIA 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.

Niger updates

September 2023

The Military junta government in Niger, represented by the Conseil National pour la Sauvegarde de la Patrie (CNSP), has suspended the President and the General Manager of ARCEP Niger on August 28th, 2023.

New appointments are expected soon. Until then type approval process is stopped in the country and no certificate have been released since yet.

Moreover, since the coup d'état in July 2023, NIGER is under political, economic and financial sanctions from the regional west African countries ECOWAS. These sanctions are affecting ongoing applications.

Our dedicated team is diligently monitoring the situation and will keep you informed of any updates and developments as they unfold." 

June 2023

The Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste (ARCEP) has published a new version of the regulation concerning the type approval procedure for telecommunication equipment.

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.