India Certification made easy

With its many independent authorities and processes, the certification landscape in India is quite a challenge to navigate. Do you need AIS/TAC, BIS, TEC, WPC, CDSCO or PESO registration or want to find out whether you need it? With us as your professional partner you can safely and easily obtain your India certification.

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AIS – Automotive Industry Standard

India Certification is an excellent partner for the AIS/TAC certification in the automotive sector. We are providing leading automotive suppliers and car manufacturers with quick and smart solutions for their TAC certification. We offer you our support for every project related to the Automotive AIS.

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BIS – Bureau of Indian Standards

India Certification is an excellent partner for the BIS certification for electronic products. The list of products requiring accreditation is extended regularly. We are providing leading manufacturers with quick and smart solutions for their India certification. With us you will navigate the Indian certification landscape safely.

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TEC – Telecommunication Engineering Center

India Certification is an excellent partner for the TEC certification for telecom equipment. Certification requirements change constantly and the list of products that require TEC approval is extended regularly. We will identify certification requirements of your product and make sure that you will obtain your TEC registration swiftly and reliably.

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WPC – Wireless Planning & Coordination Commission

India Certification is an excellent partner for the WPC certification for wireless products. We will clarify if certification is necessary for your product and if yes, what test requirements exist. We will ensure that tests are conducted correctly and that you will obtain your WPC registration swiftly and reliably.

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Other services

We offer many other certifications and services for the Indian and many other markets. Whether one of the certifications for the Automotive, Electronics or Telecommunications industries, the approval for a medical product, or even just a temporary shipment for other purposes: We support you throughout the entire process.

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India Certification provides a range of specialized consulting services, especially for car manufacturers and large industrial companies. With the consulting packages the certifications as well as internal procedures related to international product certifications can be streamlined.

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India Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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About us

Since 2005, India Certification (MPR International GmbH) has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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BIS certificate for import in India

What does “BIS” in BIS Certification stand for?

BIS stands for “Bureau of Indian Standards” and emerged in 1986 from the “Indian Standards Institution” (ISI). The ISI had been in existence since 1947 and was the responsible agency for certifying production quality in India, but had limited authority in writing and enforcing standards. In order to strengthen the ISI in its function, it was therefore elevated to the status of “Bureau of Indian Standards” (BIS) in 1986 and from then on was also responsible for the formulation of standards.

What is the BIS?

Since the Bureau has also been responsible for the drafting of various Indian standards, its powers and responsibilities have been steadily increasing. In addition to its own IS Standards (“IS”, literally “Indian Standard”), the BIS also drafts the standards of the CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, responsible for the approval of all medical products and pharmaceuticals).

According to a statement by the Indian Minister of Food Supply Ram Vilas Paswan in September 2019 (see also, the BIS is to unite all certifications in India over time so that there are no more overlapping certifications. Currently, there may still be multiple certifications for many product groups, e.g. BIS for electronics, WPC for a wireless module, and TEC because the product is used in telecommunications.

What is the BIS and its BIS approval currently responsible for in India?

In addition to drafting and publishing standards, the BIS is also a full certification authority. The process of BIS approval for import in India includes several separately administered certification regimes with different areas of application:

Systems Certification ISO-Certification for companies
Product Certification Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) Certification for electrical products of frequent changes and updates, many IT and auxiliary products; only tests in India, no factory inspection
Foreign Manufacturer Certification Scheme (FMCS) Mandatory ISI „Indian Standards Institution“-certification, incl. tests in India and factory audits
Voluntary ISI Mainly commodities, otherwise equal to the obligatory certification

Depending on the product group, product certifications include different markings that must be affixed to the products or the labels of the products. You can find more information in the corresponding glossary article.

How do I get the BIS approval for import in India?

As already described, there are two possible certification procedures for foreign companies. Whether you need BIS-ISI or BIS-CRS approval depends on the product group.
The ISI and CRS certifications have one major difference: Factory Inspection. Find out more in this overview about the BIS approval:



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