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?

  • 6-7 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.

Senegal updates

August 2023

The Autorité de Régulation de Telecommunications et des Postes (ARTP) has published the assignment of frequency spectrum to a Mobile Network Operator (MNO) for the deployment of 5G network services in the 700 MHz and 3,4-3,8 GHz bands.

May 2022

On March 17th, ARTP issued a new regulation for Short Range Devices.
The new ARTP SRD Table in force in Senegal opens new bands for applications below :

  • Inductive applications like Wireless Chargers
  • RTTT (24.05-24.5GHZ and 77-81GHz)
  • Non specific applications including radars (57-64GHz)
  • radiodetermination, TLPR, TLP
  • Non Specific including VWB (6000-8500MHz)

Contact CSIA for more information on these changes.

September 2021

A new Type approval regulations guideline has been released by SENEGAL agency ARPT, on September 9th, 2021
The change in this regulation is the sample requirement announcement. This regulation states  that a sample must now  

be provided for any approval in the country.

This new provision will enter into force at the beginning of the year 2022.

Currently all the submissions are made without samples.

Senegal is in the process of building a laboratory which will be used for testing samples.
This laboratory will be ready for the beginning of the year 2022

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. 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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