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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?

  • 7-8 weeks

Are there any marking or logo requirements?

  • Yes.

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

  • In country testing as well as your CE 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?

  • No.

Country Updates

September 2022

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has newly issued Draft Regulations for Telecom Equipment Standards 2022. The paper stipulates mandatory testing and describes standards for various telecommunication devices. Adopting international requirements for telecommunication equipment, the Pakistan Authority lists minimum technical standards, inter alia, the following ones:

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC);
Health and Safety;
Radio Frequency (RF) Communication;
Human Exposure.

Technical specification for every standard are also delineated in the draft.

December 2021

Pakistan Officially Releases New Type Approval Technical Standards Regulations for Terminal Equipment.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued a notification about the official publication of a new document “Type approval technical standards regulations, 2021”. The Regulations will became effective starting January 25, 2021.

April 2018

Satellite products now require type approval.

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.