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    International Approvals

    Select up to four countries below to review and compare specifications for international approval of your products.

    Select Up to 4 Countries

    • Country
    • National Language
    • Population
    • Flag
    • Radio/Telecom
    • Compliance requirement for Telecom/Radio
    • Regulatory Authority
    • Mandatory requirements Telecom/Radio/Safety/EMC
    • In Country Test?
    • Language requirements Application/Manual/Report
    • Local representation required for approval?
    • Country specific labelling
    • Approval validity
    • Factory Inspection
    • Other requirements
    • Radio/Telecom certificate example
    • Radio/Telecom mark artwork
    • Safety/EMC
    • EMC certification and test report required for IT products
    • Emission (E) and Immunity (I)
    • Safety certification required for IT products
    • Safety test report requirement
    • ROHS certification required for IT products
    • RoHS requirements
    • Sample required in-country*
    • Language requirements for: a) User manual** b) Product safety markings
    • Local representative / applicant required
    • Mandatory factory inspection requirement
    • Remarks
    • Safety/EMC certificate example
    • Safety/EMC mark artwork
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Energy Efficiency requirements
    • Energy Efficiency certificate example
    • Energy Efficiency mark artwork
    • SERBIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Republic Telecom Agency RATEL
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Manual, declarations, and warnings in Serbian
    • Yes
    • 5 Years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • ARGENTINA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM)
    • Telecom Radio
    • R – Yes
    • Spanish application, manual, report
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 3 years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • AUSTRALIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Australia Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • Yes – Supplier holds tech. file
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • BELARUS
    •  
    • Yes
    • Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Manual in Belarusian/Russian
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Up to 5 years
    • For 3 years validity or more
    •  
    •  
    • BOLIVIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Spanish manual
    • Yes
    • None
    • 3 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • BRAZIL
    •  
    • Yes
    • Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicac oes (ANATEL)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes depending on technology
    • Portuguese manual
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 2 year or 3 years depending on category of equipment
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • CANADA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • M: ISED notices in English and French
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • CHILE
    •  
    • Yes
    • Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (SUBTEL)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Spanish manual
    • No
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • CHINA MAINLAND
    •  
    • Yes
    • T: MII R: SRRC
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • Chinese (ISO certificate: English is OK)
    • T: Yes R: No
    • Yes
    • T: 1 year / 3 years R: 5 years
    • T/R: ISO9000
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • COLOMBIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Comision de Regulacion de Comunicaciones (CRC)
    • Telecom
    • R - No
    • No
    • No
    • Yes for WWAN with voice
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    •  
    • Yes
    • Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (INDOTEL)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • No
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • ETHIOPIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • No
    • None
    • 2 years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • EU/EEA
    •  
    • Yes
    • National Authorities in each Member State
    • Radio (Self-declaration allowed if Effective Use of Spectrum HS is used/listed in OJ, otherwise, EU Type Exam Cert.)
    • No
    • Local language requirements are required. For more information, please contact your local Nemko sales representative
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply.Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    • Yes
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply.Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    • No (unless Full Quality Assurance method used)
    • Life of product(product must comply with Designated Standard listed in UK list during placement of unit on market)
    •  
    •  
    • GHANA
    •  
    • Yes
    • National Communications Authority (NCA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • HONG KONG
    •  
    • Yes
    • Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) Nemko Canada (CAB)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • INDIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Wireless Planning and Coordination (WPC) Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Radio: Yes (Depending on device type) Telecom: Yes
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • INDONESIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Directorate General of Resources and Equipment for Post and Information Technology (SDPPI)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 3 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • ISRAEL
    •  
    • Yes
    • Ministry of Communications (MOC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Hebrew label and user documentation
    • No
    • In Hebrew (Must have model no. and Importer name)
    • 5 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • JAPAN
    •  
    • Yes
    • T: JATE R: MIC Nemko Canada (CAB)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • Japanese manual
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • R: ISO9000 cert.
    •  
    •  
    • JORDAN
    •  
    • Yes
    • Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC)
    • Radio
    • No but sample can be requested at the discretion of the Regulator
    • No
    • Yes
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • KENYA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Communications Commission of Kenya (CAK)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes, for certain products
    • 6 months provisional then permanent after
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • KOREA
    •  
    • Yes
    • National Radio Research Agency (RRA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No, Reports accepted from accredited MRA labs
    • Korean required for certification but not for registration
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • LEBANON
    •  
    • Yes
    • Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • MALAYSIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • SIRIM Berhad
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 5 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • MEXICO
    •  
    • Yes
    • Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFETEL) NYCE
    • Telecom Radio
    • R – No as long as reports are from accredited MRA labs T – Yes
    • Spanish manual and report
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Indefinite with exception of Perito
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • MONGOLIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • Yes
    • Optional
    • 3 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • MOROCCO
    •  
    • Yes
    • Agence Nationale de Reglementation des Telecommunications (ANRT)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • French or Arabic
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 10 years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • NAMIBIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • No
    • None
    • 3 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • NEW ZEALAND
    •  
    • Yes
    • R - Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) T -Telecom NZ
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • Yes – Supplier holds tech. file
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • NIGERIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • Yes
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • OMAN
    •  
    • Yes
    • Oman Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • Yes
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • PAKISTAN
    •  
    • Yes
    • Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • PHILIPPINES
    •  
    • Yes
    • National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • QATAR
    •  
    • Yes
    • Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ICT Qatar)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • Yes
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • RUSSIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Federal Agency of Communications (FAC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Depends on the product/technology
    • Manual in Russian
    • Yes
    • None
    • 5 years
    • Yes
    •  
    •  
    • SAUDI ARABIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • Yes
    • None
    • 2 years
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • SINGAPORE
    •  
    • Yes
    • Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 5 years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
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    •  
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • TAIWAN
    •  
    • Yes
    • R/T: National communications Commission Nemko Canada (CAB)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No, Reports accepted from accredited MRA labs
    • Chinese (traditional)
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • TANZANIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • English
    • No
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • THAILAND
    •  
    • Yes
    • R: National Bureau of Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English / Thai
    • Yes
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • TURKEY
    •  
    • Yes
    • Telekomunikas yon Kurumu
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • Local company to hold the TCF
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • UAE
    •  
    • Yes
    • Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes (Depending on device type)
    • No
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 3 years
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
    •  
    •  
    • UGANDA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Uganda Communications Commission
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English or French
    • No
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • UKRAINE
    •  
    • Yes
    • National Commission for Communications Regulation of Ukraine
    • Telecom Radio
    • Yes
    • Manual in Ukrainian/Russian
    • No
    • Yes
    • 1 year or 3 years
    • For 3 years validity
    •  
    •  
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    •  
    • Yes
    • UK Parliament
    • Radio (Self-declaration allowed if Effective Use of Spectrum Designated Standard is used and listed, otherwise, UK Type Exam Cert.)
    • Life of product(product must comply with Designated Standard listed in UK list during placement of unit on market)
    • Short-form DoC and warnings in all languages
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product (product must comply with Designated Standard listed in UK list during placement of unit on market)
    • No (unless Full Quality Assurance method used)
    •  
    •  
    • USA
    •  
    • Yes
    • R – FCC (Certification) T – ACTA (Registration) E - SDoC
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • No
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
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    •  
    • VENEZUELA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • T – Manual in Spanish if it connects to PSTN
    • Yes
    • None
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •  
    • VIETNAM
    •  
    • Yes
    • Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No, Reports accepted from accredited MRA labs
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • 3 years
    • ISO 9001
    • Other requirements for EMC, safety and ROHS might apply. Please check the Nemko Direct key info for more information.
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    • ZAMBIA
    •  
    • Yes
    • Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
    • Telecom Radio
    • No
    • English
    • No
    • Yes
    • Life of product
    • No
    •  
    •