BIS Certification for Mobile Phones

BIS Certification for Mobile Phones

As per the BIS Act, 2016 and the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Rules, 2018, the procedure for applying for BIS certification of mobile phones (Annex II of Schedule II) has been prescribed. The program aims to protect Indian customers from fraudulent and substandard products while supporting fast-growing electronics and information technology companies.

A standard mark with a unique registration number obtained from BIS must be used on all products manufactured, sold, imported, sold and distributed. IS 13252 (Part 1): 2010 applies to BIS certification of mobile phones. Businesses engaged in the distribution, sale and other transactions of mobile phones are required to separately register for BIS certification of mobile phones as per Annexure II.

Documents required to apply BIS certification for mobile phones IS 13252(Part 1):2010

  • ID and PAN card of authorized signatory
  • Brand authorization letter (only when the brand is declared as owned by Others).
  • GST Registration certificate
  • MSME certificate Brand Name or trademark registration
  • Authorization from factory CEO/MD/Head for filling and signing Form-1
  • Manufacturer’s Business License (in English & Origin country language) Manufacturer’s Domain, email and number
  • Authorization letter from CEO/top management of AIR firm towards the authorized signatory for signing and executing affidavit.
  • Raw Materials/Components Model No. and Series No. along with the images of products
  • Technical specification of the products 

Approving Test Report before filling Form I:

  • Login to CRS website using your existing credential
  • On your dashboard, click on ‘Testing and Sample submission
  • Go to the list for ‘Test Report (within 90 Days)
  • Click on Test Request number to view details
  • Test Report can be downloaded from the link provided towards the end of the page
  • Once reviewed, kindly click on ‘Review & Verify
  • Kindly note that the test report will become available for selection in Form I only after you have clicked on Review & Verify’ for the Test Report

Important points related to BIS certification for mobile phones:

  • Separate registration numbers for products manufactured in different locations.
  • Separate registration numbers for products with different brand names in the same location
  • A common test report is possible if the product and manufacturing location are the same.
  • Hard copies of applications must be submitted within 15 days of online submission.
  • Sample affidavit filed by a manufacturer based in India.
  • Registration numbers and words cannot be smaller than Arial 6 font size.
  • Default markers can be displayed in one or more colors.
  • Default characters must be readable and non-removable

STEP BY STEP Procedure to apply BIS certification for mobile phones :

  • Go to Manak online CLICK HERE
  • Create USER ID & Password
  • Generate test request
  • Submission of application with requisite documents
  • Payment of Govt. fee
  • Submission of hard copies of Form 1 along with duly filled, sealed, signed and notarized affidavit to BIS through Speed Post/ Registered Post/ Courier
  • Scrutiny of application by BIS officials
  • In case all the set Indian Standards according to BIS Standards for mobile phones are met, A BIS certification will be issued for the Applicant.
  • Grant of BIS license to manufacturer 

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