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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?

  • 6-8 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. 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?

  • No.

Nigeria updates

March 2023

The NCC updated  their type approval document which contains important information about the requirements for a type approval application as well as submission and monitoring activities. In addition it describes the sample requirements for certain types of equipment, and confirms the RED 2014/53/EU as the acceptable Directive to which equipment must conform, replacing the old R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC.

April 2022

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) published the Spectrum Trading Guidelines as a result of the public consultation made in August 2021.

June 2021

Starting July 202, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will apply the New Type Approval Pricing Scheme to all applications. Contact CSIA to find out how this may affect your products type approval application.

May 2021

The Nigerian Communications Commission has issued a statement that the sale, installation and usage of GSM boosters are illegal in Nigeria. With the move to 4G, and eventually 5G technology, the country is phasing out GSM technology.

March 2019

Family approval is allowed assuming all models share same test report.

As regulations change from time to time in many countries you should contactCSIA 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. ContactCSIAat (503) 489 8006 or for all your FCC certification, CE certification, Industry Canada and International Approval needs.