Registration & Certification

BIS certification

In 2012 Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) was introduced by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) now called Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) along with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Under this scheme it is mandatory for manufacturers to get their products registered before launching them in market.

BIS Registration is essential for all the electronic products which are listed in Compulsory Registration Scheme(CRS) and If you want to sell the particular product in India. All Manufacturers’regardless (foreign or Indian) need to apply for this registration to Import the product in India or for doing sales in to Indian market.

Highlights of BIS – CRS SCHEME

The products are tested for safety as per the applicable IS standard. Overseas Manufacturers are required to have a local representative in India who will represent the manufacturer locally and will be responsible for placing the product in the market. This program is for the manufacturer and unique registration is granted for each manufacturing location BIS Registration Certificate is issued to Manufacturing Units only and no Importer or Trader can get it in their own name.

Registration is granted based on the following criteria (3 Basic Elements)

  • 1. Manufacturer (Each Location)
  • 2.Brand Name
  • 3.Product type

Other Points to understand

Marking Requirements: Standard mark for CRS to be marked on the products and packaging after BIS Registration is granted. Registration Validity: Registration is valid for two years and can be renewed after that. Documents Needed

Factory Documents & Information to complete the BIS Application Form & Process.

The Basic information for manufacturing unit is required

Legal Address Proof of Factory (Manufacturing License Copy)

Trade Mark Registration Copy (Brand Name Registration)

Documents of Authorized Indian Representative (AIR), in case of foreign manufacturer

Timeline for BIS Registration

Total Time for BIS Registration will be approx. 30-35 working days, including testing time (15-20 working days) and BIS application processing time (10-15 working days). If documents are complete and can be provided in stipulated time then the Time period can be met or Shorten

List Of Products Covered Under CRS Scheme Products

  • Amplifierswith input power 2000W and above
  • Mobile Phones
  • Autometic Data Processing Machine
  • Self-Ballasted LED Lamps for general Lighting Services
  • Electronic Clock with main Power
  • DC Or AC Supplied electronic control gear for LED Modules
  • Electronic Games (Video)
  • Power Adaptor for Audio, Videos & Similar Electronic Apparatus
  • Electronis Musical System with Input Power 200W and Above
  • Power Adaptors for IT Equipment
  • Laptop/Notebook/Tablet
  • Fixed General Purpose LED Luminaires
  • Microwave Ovens
  • UPS/Invertor of Rating <= 5KVA
  • Optical Disc Player eith Bult in Amplifiers of Input Power 200w and Above
  • Sealed secondary Cells/Battries containing Alkaline or other Non-Acid Electrolytes for use in portable applications
  • Plasma/LCD/LED Televisions of screen size32"; and above
  • Iian Language support for mobile Phone Handsets
  • Printers & Plotters
  • Recessed LED Luminaries
  • Scanners
  • LED Luminaires for Road and Street lighting
  • Set Top Box
  • LED Flood Lights
  • Telephone Answering Machines
  • LED Hand Lamps
  • Visual Display Units, Videos Monitors of Screen Size 32" & Above
  • LED Lighting Chains
  • Wireless Keyboard
  • LED Luminaires for Emergency Lighting
  • Cash Register
  • UPS/Inverters of Rating <= 10kVA
  • Copying Machine/Duplicator
  • Plasma/ LCD/LED Television of screen size up-to 32
  • Passport Reader
  • Visual Display Units, Video Monitors of screen size upto 32
  • Point of Sale Terminator
  • CCTV Cameras/CCTV Recorders
  • Mail Processing Machine/Postage Machines/Franking Machines
  • Adapters for household and similar electrical appliances
  • Power Banks for use in Portable Applications
  • USB driven Barcode Readers, Barcode Scanners, Iris Scanners, Optical Fingerprint Scanners
  • Smart Card Reader
  • Smart Watches
  • Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules (DI Wafer Based)
  • Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules (a-Si, CiGs and CdTe)
  • Power Invertors for use in photovoltaic power system
  • Utility-Interconnected Photovoltaic inverters
  • Storage battrey