BIS Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS)

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” on 3 Oct 2012 for fifteen categories of electronics items. Another 15 product categories were added by MeitY under this order on 13 Nov 2014.

Another 13 product categories were added by MeitY under this order on 23 August 2017. Ministry of New and Renewal Energy(MNRE) has notified products under Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2017 dated 05th September 2017.

As per the Order, no person shall manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which do not conform to the Indian standard specified in the order. Manufacturers of these products are required to apply for registration from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) after getting their product tested from BIS recognized labs.

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) then registers the manufacturers under its registration scheme who are permitted to declare that their articles conform to the Indian Standard (s).

The registered manufacturers are then allowed to use the words “Self declaration – Conforming to IS …(corresponding Indian Standard number) along with R-XXXXXXXX(Registration number) and/or put the Standard Mark notified by the Bureau.

Compulsory Registration Scheme is operated under Chapter IVA of BIS Rules 1987

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Manufacturers of any of products notified in Compulsory Registration Order( dated 03rd October 2012, dated 14th November 2014, and dated 23rd August 2016 issued by MietY) and dated 5th September 2017 issued by MNRE), located in India or outside India can apply for a grant of Registration under Compulsory Registration Scheme(CRS).
  • Manufacturers have to apply for a separate Registration number for products being manufactured at different locations.
  • Manufacturers have to apply for a separate Registration number for each brand being manufactured at the same location.

BIS Certification

The Product Certification Scheme of BIS aims at providing Third Party Guarantee of quality, safety and reliability of products to the ultimate customer. Presence of ISI certification mark known as Standard Mark on a product is an assurance of conformity to the specifications. The conformity is ensured by regular surveillance of the licensee’s performance by surprise inspections and testing of samples, drawn both from the market and factory.

Procedure For Grant of License For Domestic Manufacturers
The applicant has the option to choose any of the following two procedures for grant of BIS license:

Normal ProcedureSimplified Procedure

In the normal procedure, the applicant is required to submit the filled-in application along with required documents and requisite fee to the nearest BIS branch office. Subsequently, after the recording of the application, a preliminary factory evaluation is carried out by BIS officer to ascertain the capability of the applicant/manufacturer to produce goods according to the relevant Indian Standard and to verify the availability of the complete testing facility and competent technical personnel.

Samples are tested in the factory and also drawn for independent testing. Grant of the license is considered by BIS provided the samples pass during independent testing, preliminary evaluation is satisfactory and the applicant agrees to operate the defined Scheme of Testing & Inspection and pay the prescribed marking fee.

In the simplified procedure, the applicant is required to furnish the Application along with the test report(s) of the sample(s), tested in the BIS approved laboratories. If the test report(s) and other documents found satisfactory as per the rules and regulations of the BIS, proper grant letter will be issued. By this procedure, the license is expected to be granted within 30 days of receipt of the application to BIS, provided all the required documents submitted which founds satisfactory.

BIS Registration Process (Documentation)

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Silvereye Certifications Services involves:

  • Testing of the Product from the BIS Accreditated Lab as per the Required Standard.
  • Appointment of AIR, Authorised Indian (Local) Representative for the Foreign Manufacturing Unit.
  • Filling of the BIS application along with appropriate documents, check & verify with our experts.
  • Online & Physical Submission of BIS Application.
  • Follow up with the BIS as & when required for the Early Processing of the File.
  • Grant of BIS Certification.
  • Additional Model Inclusion as Per BIS Guidelines along with the Base Model.
  • Brand Registration of the Foreign Manufacturing Unit.
  • Renewal of BIS Certificate after 2years from the date received of the Grant letter.

The Registration process involves the submission of an application form through an applicant (liaison office, local manufacturer, Brand Owner/ local office/any other firm representative the foreign manufacturer) and a compliance test report from a BIS recognized laboratory as per the applicable Indian Standard. The mandated electronics and information technology goods shall be labelled as “Self declaration – Confirming to IS (Standards No.) Registration No: XXXX” before they are placed in the Indian market after obtaining registration from BIS. The registration issued by BIS is valid for 2 years and is further renewed for 1 or 2 years based on BIS approval.

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Product Testing as Per BIS Guidelines

We “The Silvereye Certifications ” get your Product Tested with certification body with complete scope of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recognition for IT, Audio/Video and household products categories under the compulsory registration scheme notified by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.

Bridging the gap between People-Technology-Safety, the Indian Government has taken a big leap by bringing “Electronics and Information Technology Goods Order 2012” (Requirements for Compulsory Registration), ensuring safer products to Indian consumers.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), against the aforesaid order, has regulated Below Mentioned electronics and information technologies goods under compulsory registration scheme through Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS);

Compulsory Registration Scheme for Electronics Goods India

MeitY compulsory Registration  Electronics Goods Mandatory registration of 50 Electronic/IT and Solar/PV Goods (updated till 1st August 2018)

The following products are covered by the Order. The Specified Standards are also indicated.

Sl.No.ProductIndian Standard NumberTitle of Indian StandardDate of Implementation
1.Amplifiers With Input Power 2000w And AboveIS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements03 July 2013
2.Automatic Data Processing MachineIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
3.Electronic Clocks With Mains PowerIS 302-2-26:2014Safety of household and similar electrical appliances03 July 2013
4.Electronic Games (Video)IS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements03 July 2013
5.Electronic Musical Systems With Input Power 200w And Above/td>IS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements03 July 2013
6.Laptop/Notebook/TabletIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
7.Microwave OvensIS 302-2-25:2014Safety of household and similar electrical appliances: Part 2 Particular requirements: Section 25 Microwave ovens03 July 2013
8.Optical Disc Players With Built-In Amplifiers Of Input Power 200w And AboveIS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements03 July 2013
9.Plasma/Lcd/Led Televisions Of Screen Size 32″; And AboveIS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements03 July 2013
10.Printers, PlottersIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
11.ScannersIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
12.Set Top BoxIS 616:2010Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
13.Telephone Answering MachineIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
14.Visual Display Units, Videos Monitors Of Screen Size 32″ And AboveIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
15.Wireless KeyboardsIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements03 July 2013
16.Cash RegistersIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 Sep 2015
17.Copying Machines/DuplicatorsIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 Sep 2015
18.Passport ReaderIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 May 2015
19.Point Of Sale TerminalsIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 Sep 2015
20.Mail Processing Machines/Postage Machines/Franking MachinesIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1): General Requirements13 May 2015
21.Power Banks For Use In Portable ApplicationsIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 Sep 2015
22.Smart Card ReaderIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 Sep 2015
23.Mobile PhonesIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements13 May 2015
24.Self-Ballasted Led Lamps For General Lighting ServicesIS 16102(Part 1):2012Self – Ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting Services Part 1 Safety Requirements13 May 2015
25.Dc Or Ac Supplied Electronic Controlgear For Led ModulesIS 15885(Part 2/Sec 13):2012Safety of Lamp Controlgear Part 2 Particular Requirements Section 13 d.c. Supplied Electronic Controlgear for LED Modules01 Dec 2015
26.Power Adaptors For Audio,Video & Similar Electronic ApparatusIS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements01 Dec 2015
27.Power Adaptors For IT EquipmentIS 13252(Part 1):2010-Amendment 2015Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements01 Dec 2015
28.Fixed General Purpose Led LuminairesIS 10322(Part 5/Sec 1):2012Luminaires – Part 5 : Particular Requirements – Section 2 : Recessed Luminaires01 Mar 2016
29.Ups/Invertors Of Rating <= 5kvaIS 16242(Part 1):2014Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) Part 1 General and Safety Requirements for UPS01 Mar 2016
30.Sealed Secondary Cells/Batteries Containing Alkaline Or Other Non-Acid Electrolytes For Use In Portable ApplicationsIS 16046:2015Secondary Cells and Batteries Containing Alkaline or Other Non-acid Electrolytes – Safety Requirements for Portable Sealed Secondary Cells, and for Batteries Made from them, for Use in Portable Applications ( First Revision )01 Jun 2016
31.Mobile Phone Handsets Part 3 Indian Language Support for Mobile Phone Handsets – Specific RequirementsIS 16333 (Part-3)Mobile Phones Language support01 May 2018
32.Recessed LED LuminariesIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 2):2012Luminaires-Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 2 Recessed Luminaries23 May 2018
33.LED Luminaires for Road and Street lightingIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 3):2012Luminaires – Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 3 Luminaries for Road and Street Lighting23 May 2018
34.LED Flood LightsIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 5):2013Luminaries – Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 5 Flood Lights23 May 2018
35.LED Hand lampsIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 6):2013Luminaries – Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 6 Hand Lamps23 May 2018
36.LED Lighting ChainsIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 7):2013Luminaries – Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 7 Lighting Chains23 May 2018
37.LED Luminaires for Emergency LightingIS 10322 (Part 5/Section 8):2013Luminaries – Part 5: Particular Requirements Section 8 Luminaries for Emergency Lighting23 May 2018
38.UPS/Inverters rating ≤ 10kVAIS 16242 (Part 1):2014General and Safety Requirements for UPS23 May 2018
39.Plasma/LCD/LED Television of screen size up to 32″IS 616:2010Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements23 May 2018
40.Visual Display Units, Video Monitors of screen size up to 32″IS 13252 (Part 1):2010Information Technology Equipment –Safety General Requirements23 May 2018
41.CCTV Cameras/CCTV RecordersIS 13252 (Part 1):2010Information Technology Equipment –Safety General Requirements23 May 2018
42.Adapters for household and similar electrical appliancesIS 302 (Part 1): 2008Safety of Household and similar electrical appliances Part 1 General requirements23 May 2018
43.USB driven Barcode readers, barcode scanners, Iris scanners, Optical fingerprint scannersIS 13252 (Part 1):2010Information Technology Equipment –Safety General Requirements23 May 2018
44.SmartwatchesIS 13252 (Part 1):2010Information Technology Equipment –Safety General Requirements23 May 2018
45.Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) modules (Si wafer-based)IS 14286: 2010Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) modules – Design Qualification And Type Approval01 Apr 2018
46.Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules (a-Si, CiGs and CdTe)IS 16077: 2013Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules – Design Qualification and Type Approval01 Apr 2018
47.PV Module(Si wafer and Thin film)IS/IEC 61730 (Part 1) : 2004 & IS/IEC 61730 (Part 2) : 2004Photovoltaic (PV) Module Safety Qualification, Part 1: Requirements for Construction01 Apr 2018
48.Power Inverters for use in photovoltaic power systemIS 16221 (Part 1) : 2016 & IS 16221 (Part 2) : 2015Safety of Power Converters for Use in Photovoltaic Power Systems Part 1 General Requirements01 Apr 2018
49.Utility /Interconnected Photovoltaic invertersIS 16169: 2014Test Procedure of Islandilng Prevention Measures for Utility-Interconnected Photovoltaic Inverters01 Apr 2018
50.Storage batteryIS 16270: 2014general information relating to the requirements of the secondary batteries used in photovoltaic energy systems (PVES) and to the typical methods of test used for the verification of the battery performances.01 Apr 2018

Note: IS 13252 Implementation of Amendment 2 to IS 13252(Part-1): 2010 –
Information Technology Equipment – Safety Part (1) General Requirements

1. An Amendment No. 2 to IS 13252(Part1):2010 has been established w.e.f 14 May 2015.
2. The concurrent running of IS 13252(Part1):2010 (with amendment no. 1) and
IS 13252(Part1):2010 (with amendment no. 1 & 2) is permitted until 31 Dec 2016.

3.Gazette Notification concerning the expansion of list of items under CRO-Phase III & IV

Please Download the Notification from BIS official Website