BIS Certification for Printer and Plotters

BIS Certification for Printer and Plotters

According to the BIS Act 2016, the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulation, 2018, governs the procedure to apply BIS certification for printers and plotters (Scheme II of Schedule II). The program aims to protect Indian customers against fraudulent and subpar goods while assisting the rapidly expanding electronic and information technology businesses.

A standard mark with a BIS-obtained unique registration number must be used on all products that are produced, stored for sale, imported, sold, or distributed. IS 13252 (Part 1) : 2010 is applicable to BIS certification for printers and plotters . Each company that distributes, sells, or otherwise transacts in printers and plotters must register separately BIS Certification for printers and plotters under Scheme II.

From 1st January 2021, All-electric and non-electric toys must have the BIS certification and ISI mark, and toys without the ISI mark are not allowed to be sold in India, according to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)


Documents required to apply BIS certification for printers and plotters 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 printers and plotters:

  • Separate registration number for products manufactured at different location
  • Separate registration number for products having different  Brand name at same location
  • Common test report feasible if products and manufacturing  location are same
  • Hard copies of application submitted within 15 days of online submission.
  • Model affidavit cum undertaking to be furnished by manufacturer located in India
  • Registration number and words shall not be less than Arial font size 6
  • Standard mark can be displayed in single color or multicolor
  • Standard mark shall be readable and non removable

STEP BY STEP Procedure to apply BIS certification for printers and plotters :

  • 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 LED Lights are met, A BIS certification will be issued for the Applicant.
  • Grant of BIS license to manufacturer 

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