BIS REGISTRATION FOR ELECTRONIC & IT PRODUCT

BIS REGISTRATION FOR ELECTRONIC & IT PRODUCT

INTRODUCTION

In the era of globalization, world trade is growing rapidly and henceforth, Manufacturing and Import/Export businesses are also growing drastically. Regardless of what position you deal with, maybe you are an Importer, Trader, Supplier, or most of all a Manufacturer, there is some liability of compliance & regulatory requirements which need to be fulfilled before introducing any products in the market.

When we talk about Electronic & IT products, a significant quality control compliance is required, known as BIS REGISTRATION. On this page, you won't miss a piece of single information about the compliance requirement of the BIS Registration under the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS). To understand the requirement of BIS registration, let's draw some attention to the history, organs and nature of BIS LICENCE:

WHAT IS BIS LICENCE?

Having a BIS Licence for your manufactured products means protection, standardization and quality marking for an accountable and traceable system, which eventually accommodate your consumers, creating a sense of assurance and trust. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is a National Standard Body established under the BIS Act 1986, responsible for managing the product certification scheme in India to ensure product quality, safety, and trust. BIS certification is not a universal standard for all the products, rather, products are governed under a particular Indian Standard.

BIS Licence promotes imports and domestic manufacturers by guiding them on a regular basis with the correct specifications of the products to harmonize the flow and quality through certification and testing.

BIS COMPULSORY REGISTRATION SCHEME FOR ELECTRONIC & IT PRODUCTS (BIS REGISTRATION SCHEME)

In 2012, the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) was introduced by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), jointly with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to protect Indian consumers from spurious and substandard goods.

According to Compulsory Registration Scheme Orders, no one shall manufacture or store for sale, sell, import, or distribute goods that do not comply with the Indian standard specified in the order and do not bear the Standard Mark with a unique registration number obtained from BIS.

Electronics and IT product certification comes under BIS compulsory registration scheme. Under CRS scheme, registration is required for electronics and IT products before launching them into the market.

BIS grants a license to the manufacturers to use or apply Standard Mark with unique R-number on electronics and IT products. BIS Registration is based on your self-declaration of conformity for goods and articles as per Indian Standards.

The conformity assessment scheme outlined in Scheme II of Schedule II of the BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018 governs the grant of a licence and its operation under the Compulsory Registration Scheme.

To be precise, there is a total of 76 products category that have been recognized till now, out of which 63 products are added by MEITY, 5 by MNRE, and 8 by MHIPE. For your convenience, we are providing a BIS products list table with all the products names and Indian Standard required under BIS compulsory registration scheme at the end of this article.

In this Compulsory Registration Order (CRO), the ministry listed a total of 15 categories of electronic products in the 1st phase. Later on, the ministry issued five phases at regular intervals. In the last and latest phase (Phase-V), the central government included 7 more electronic products on 05 October 2020, which make it a total of 63 Electronics and Information Technology products. Not just that, other departments also added some of the products to BIS REGISTRATION SCHEME like 5 products related to Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components which is added and regulated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), and 8 products related to Low - Voltage Switchgear and Control Gear which is added by The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises under BIS REGISTRATION.

If you are a Manufacturer of any electronic or IT product, then we are sure you immediately want to check beneath the table for your product specification under Indian Standard, and you could but don't miss the exact details with facts and figures we are about to present in this article. Your enquiries for the latest updates about BIS registration are always welcome at inbox@alephindia.in

We know at this moment, so many questions are tingling in your mind, but don't worry at all. Let's have a look at the complete operating mechanism of BIS Registration (BIS registration Requirement/Procedure/TimeLine/Cost).

Process of BIS Registration under Compulsory Registration Scheme(CRS)

Beneath, you will find the proper process of BIS Registration for BIS CRS, from online application to Grant licence - step by step

  1. Online submission of application: Applicant is required to apply on the CRS portal to obtain login credentials.
  2. Testing of product in BIS approved lab: Applicants need to generate test request by login with credentials and getting their product tested from BIS recognize lab.
  3. Offline/online submission of Application: After that, the Applicant must apply on the portal using the verified Test Report within 90 days of its issue and submit all required documents with the application as per the checklist.
  4. Scrutiny of application: Scrutiny of test report and all submitted document with application will be done by BIS officials.
  5. Grant of license: BIS will grant a license to the manufacturers to use or apply Standard Mark with unique R-number on electronics and IT products.
process of BIS Registration under Compulsory Registration Scheme

Requirements of BIS Registration

Following are the essential requirement of BIS registration under CRS:

  • First of all, if you are a manufacturer of any product included in the CRS Scheme, then registration is required for that products before launching them into the market.
  • The manufacturer seeking to register to use or apply Standard Mark on their product shall conform to the requirements of Indian Standard Specifications.
  • The BIS license will be granted to you by BIS based on your self-declaration of conformity of the product with the application you are submitting.
  • This self-declaration of conformity from you indicates that your manufacturing infrastructure can produce quality products with necessary testing facilities which can test the products in the prescribed period at your premises only.

Documents required for BIS Registration

The following documents are required for bis certification for electronic products under CRS scheme.

  • Self-Declaration of Conformity
  • Test Report Conformity by Third-Party Testing Laboratory of Product Samples (Components and raw materials).
  • The Name and Address proof of the manufacturing unit along with the scope of business activity.
  • Copy of acknowledgment received from the portal
  • Details of Authorized Signatory and other related documents
  • Details of the samples to be tested by BIS
  • Also, the details of the product's Models/Varieties to be covered

Cost of BIS Registration

The bis certification cost for electronic products will vary with Respect to the following:

  • Location of Manufacturer. (Domestic/Overseas)
  • Type of Product and Number of Models.
  • Applicable government fee and service fee.

Timeline to obtain BIS licence

  • If you already tested your product in the past and wanted to use the prior test reports for BIS CRS Certification, just be sure that the test reports are not older than 90 days from the date of online application receipt.
  • In case you like to submit a supplementary test report from the brand whose product is already tested and accepted by BIS, then the supplementary report will be considered but not older than 90 days from the date of application.
  • The time period of testing will depend on the lab chosen by the manufacturer and the submission of technical details for testing the product. Samples for initial registration can be submitted directly to any of the BIS-recognized labs.
  • Afterwards, the registration will be processed by BIS if all submitted documents are in order. Independent samples are picked up only during the surveillance process.

Gainful Grant of license

Now that all the submission with quality testing, Conformity, and Documentation work is in line. The Granting of Licence from BIS is expected to be completed within 20 working days. In case the documentation and conformity are not satisfactory or in any deficiency at the first instance, the BIS concerned official will communicate with you for the same with a rejection notice if the deficiency is not resolved within 30 days.

validity of BIS license

  • If there is no adverse feedback in the frequent observation, then the licence needs to be considered for renewal in a period of a minimum of two years on the request of the licensee. The acceptance of the request for renewal of BIS Licence will also depend upon the application fee, annual fee, processing fee, and any dues that should be submitted prior to the application of renewal of BIS Licence.
  • The renewal application can be created from the BIS portal in Form - VI along with an attachment to Form VI (Production Report) preferably three months before the validity date (2 years).
  • The BIS licence will be called as expired after 90 days from the validity date (2 years) if the renewal application and requisite fee (including late fee) is not received from the licensee.

PRODUCTS UNDER BIS REGISTRATION SCHEME

As of now, There are following products which needs be registered with BIS and require BIS Registration to Manufacture/Import and sell the product in the INDIAN market. Click on below listed products for more information. Call us at 0-804-803-68-69/08048036869 or Email at inbox@alephindia.in for more details.

BIS Products
AMPLIFIERS - IS 616:2017 Rice Cooker - IS 302-2-15 : 2009
ELECTRONIC VIDEO GAMES - IS 616:2017 ELECTRONIC MUSICAL SYSTEM - IS 616:2017
NOTEBOOK TABLET PC - IS 13252(PART 1): 2010 CCTV CAMERAS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010
CCTV RECORDERS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 OPTICAL DISK (CD/DVD) Players - IS 616:2017
LED TV - IS 616:2017 Wireless Microphone - IS 616 : 2017
Digital Camera - IS 13252 (Part 1) : 2010 Video Camera - IS 616 : 2017
Webcam (Finished Product) - IS 616 : 2017 PLOTTERS - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
PRINTERS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 SCANNER - IS: 13252(PART1): 2010
Induction Stove - IS 302-2-6 : 2009 SET TOP BOX - IS: 13252 (PART1):2010
LAPTOP - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 PROJECTOR - IS 13252 (PART 1): 2010
WIRELESS KEYBOARD - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 CASH REGISTERS - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
Utility-Interconnected Photovoltaic inverters-IS 16169 PASSPORT READER - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
UPS - IS 16242(Part 1):2014 POWER BANKS - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
SMART CARD READER - IS 13252(PART 1):2010 MOBILE PHONES - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
STORAGE BATTERY - IS 16270 : 2014 INVERTORS - IS 16242(PART 1):2014
VISUAL DISPLAY UNIT - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 SMART WATCHES - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010
SEALED SECONDARY CELLS - IS 16046:2018 SEALED SECONDARY BATTERIES - IS 16046:2018
Power Invertor - IS 16221 (Part 2) : 2015 Lighting Chain - IS 10322 (Part 5/Sec 9) : 2017
Keyboard - IS 13252 (Part 1) : 2010 BARCODE READERS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010
BARCODE SCANNERS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010 IRIS SCANNERS - IS 13252 (PART 1):2010
Dimmers for LED products - IS 60669-2-1: 2008 Bluetooth Speakers - IS 616 : 2017
SELF BALLASTED LED LAMPS - IS 1610-2: 2012 RECESSED LED LUMINAIRES - IS 10322-5):2: 2012
STREET LIGHT - IS 10322-5):3:2012 LED FLOOD LIGHTS - IS 10322-5: 5:2013
LED HAND LAMPS - IS 10322 -5: 6:2013 LED LIGHTING CHAINS - IS 10322 -5:7:2013
EMERGENCY LIGHTING - IS 10322 -5: 8:2013 Automatic Teller Cash dispensing machines IS 13252 (Part 1) :2010
OPTICAL FINGERPRINT SCANNERS - IS 13252-1 Wireless Headphone and Earphone - IS616:2017
USB Type External Hard Disk Drive - IS 13252-1 TELEPHONE ANSWERING MACHINE - IS 13252(PART 1):2010
Smart Speakers (with & without Display) - IS 616 ELECTRONIC CLOCK - IS 302-2) 26:2014
MICROWAVE OVENS - IS 302-2): 25:2014 DC or AC Supplied Electronic Control gear for LED Modules IS 15885 (Part 2/Sec 13)
POWER ADAPTERS FOR IT EQUIPMENT - IS 13252 FIXED GENERAL PURPOSE LED LUMINAIRES 10322 (Part 5/Sec1)
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINE IS 13252 (Part 1) Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic - IS 16077
COPYING MACHINE/ DUPLICATORS - IS 13252-1 POINT OF SALE TERMINALS - IS 13252-1:2010
MAIL PROCESSING MACHINE - IS 13252-1:2010 Power Adaptors for Audio, Video & Similar Electronic Apparatus-IS 616
CRYSTALLINE SILICON TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES IS 14286 IS/IEC 61730 -1 IS/IEC 61730 -2 ADAPTORS (HOUSEHOLD & SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES) - IS 302 (Part 1): 2008
USB TYPE EXTERNAL SOLID STATE STORAGE DEVICE IS 13252-1:2010 Standalone Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) with output voltage 48V - IS 13252 -1 : 2010
Power converters for use in photovoltaic power system - IS 16221 (Part2) Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: Circuit - Breakers - IS/IEC 60947 :Part2 : 2016
Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: switches,disconnectors, switch disconnectors and fuse - Combination units IS/IEC 60947 :Part3 : 2012 Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: electromechanical contactors and motor - Starters IS/IEC 60947 :Part4 : Sec 1 : 2012
Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: a.c semiconductor motor controllers and starters IS/IEC 60947 :Part 4 : Sec 2 : 2014 Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: a.c.semiconductor motor controllers and contactors for non - Motor loads IS/IEC 60947 :Part 4 : Sec 3 : 2014
Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: electromechanical control circuit devices IS/IEC 60947 : Part 5 : Sec 1 : 2009 Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear proximity switches IS/IEC 60947 : Part 5 : Sec 2 : 2007
Low - Voltage switchgear and controlgear: electrical emergency stop devices with mechanical latching function IS/IEC 60947 : Part 5 : Sec 5 : 2016 Television other than Plasma/ LCD/LED TVs-IS 616: 2017
LED Luminaires for Road and Street lighting IS 10322 (Part5/Section 3): 2012 UPS/Inverters of rating 10kVA IS 16242 (Part1):2014
Plasma/LCD/LED Television of screen size up-to 32" IS 616:2010 USB driven Barcode readers IS 13252 (Part 1):2010
Standalone LED Modules for General Lighting IS 16103 (Part 1): 2012 Ortho Phosphoric Acid(Quality Control)IS 798:2020
TRIMETHYL PHOSPHITE - IS 17412: 2020 POLYPHOSPHORIC ACID - IS 17439:2020

frequently asked questions (FAQ)

    Compulsory Registration Scheme is a scheme operated by BIS for electronics and IT products. Under CRS, the grant of license and its operation are carried out as per the conformity assessment scheme under Scheme - II of Schedule - II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018'.

    Under the Compulsory Registration Scheme, the Bureau of Indian Standards grants a license to electronics and IT products manufacturers to use or apply Standard Mark with unique R-number, through registration based on self-declaration of conformity for goods and articles as per Indian Standards.

    Under CRS, there is a total of 76 products category that have been recognized till now, out of which 63 products are added by MEITY, five by MNRE, and eight by MHIPE. The details products category is mentioned above.

    There are 76 product categories covered under the CRS scheme. You can check your product eligibility in the list mentioned above.

    According to CRS Orders, no one shall manufacture or store for sale, sell, import, or distribute goods that do not comply with the Indian standard specified in the order and do not bear the Standard Mark with a unique registration number obtained from BIS. BIS grants a license to the manufacturers to use or apply Standard Mark with unique R-number on electronics and IT products.

    The Costing to obtain the BIS Registration will vary with Respect to the following:

    • Location of Manufacturer. (Domestic/Overseas)
    • Type of Product and Number of Models.
    • Applicable government fee and service fee.

    Under the CRS scheme, BIS registration is required for electronics and IT products. BIS registration is compulsory if you are an electronics and IT product manufacturer.

    The Bureau of Indian Standards grants registration certificates under the CRS scheme for electronics and IT products.

    The whole process of BIS registration for electronics and IT products is mentioned above. To get BIS registration in India, you have to follow the procedure mentioned above; please contact Aleph INDIA for more assistance.

    All requirements for BIS registration are mentioned above. You can visit Aleph India for details about the BIS registration.

    The document required for BIS registration is mentioned above. For more details, you can contact Aleph India.

    The BIS registration fee will vary with Respect to the following:

    • Location of Manufacturer. (Domestic/Overseas)
    • Type of Product and Number of Models.
    • Applicable government fee and service fee.
    • Standard Mark will be the Mark of trust for your consumers on electronic and IT products and packaging you intent on keeping on selling in the market complying BIS CRS Scheme.
    • This Mark is your granted licence from BIS, which will be Marked on every manufactured product and as well on the packaging.
    • Standard Mark will be carrying IS number and unique registration number.
    • The product detail, as per the requirement of the Indian Standard, which may include variety, model number, lot or batch number, date or week of manufacturing, complete address of the manufacturer, need be marked on either the product or the packaging or contained in a label attached to the product.
    • As it has been seen in previous years that the list of products, whether it is electronic, IT, or products related to renewable energy, is growing at an effective pace. Any product can be covered in BIS CRS Scheme anytime in the future, so what will happen if the particular product is already in bulk stock or in the market. In this case, the domestic manufacturers and importers will not be at a loss because products manufactured before the date of order will not be covered under the Compulsory Registration Order (CRO).
    • What if the products are ordered already, and you are just expecting the delivery? In this case, the products landing at Indian ports on or after the due date must comply with the requirements of the order.
    • If the product is the same, but the brand is different, then every brand is required to be registered separately. Still, it is possible to acquire BIS registration of products from the different brands on common test reports if the product and manufacturing location are the same.
    • However, if the same product is manufactured at different locations by the same manufacturer or not, then every premises will be needing different test reports, and BIS Licence also be granted separately.

    Yes, it doesn't matter if the particular product is already carrying CE, UL & FCC Mark or tested in any International Safety Standards. It is mandatory to need a BIS licence if the product comes under BIS CRS Scheme to sell in the Indian market.

    BIS notifies that this responsibility is of the foreign manufacturer to get the product tested by any BIS recognized laboratory. The registered imported products will be picked up from the market or from the local representative of the foreign manufacturer during surveillance.

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