Europe

Thinking about importing into Europe? Here are a few things you may need to know.

We can offer you the complete solution for testing, regulatory and compliance services. The tables below can assist you in finding out what testing, regulations and certifications your product may need to be accepted into Europe.

Europe

European Union Russia Kazakhstan
Belarus    

European Union

  Regulator Mandatory Testing Accepted Route
EMC Requirement National Regulatory Body within each Member State *European Standards CE Declaration of Conformity
Safety (Electrical) Requirement National Regulatory Body within each Member State *European Standards CE Declaration of Conformity
Safety (Mechanical) Requirement National Regulatory Body within each Member State *European Standards CE Declaration of Conformity
Radio Requirement National Regulatory Body within each Member State *European Standards CE Declaration of Conformity
Telecoms Requirement N/A Not Required N/A

These requirements apply to all 27 countries within the European Union listed below.

Countries in the European Union

Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia
Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia
Finland France Germany Greece
Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia
Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands
Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia
Slovenia Spain Sweden United Kingdom

European certification is based on a Declaration of Conformity (DoC) supported by test results and other technical documents.

*Whilst testing is not mandatory it is encouraged as a way of showing the relevant standards are met.

Russia:

  Regulator Mandatory Testing Accepted Route
EMC Requirement Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) EU Test Reports Customs Union Certification
Safety (Elecrtical) Requirement EEC CB Scheme Customs Union Certification
Radio Requirement EEC EU Test Reports FAC Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Telecoms Requirement EEC EU Test Reports FAC DoC

Please be aware, in order to obtain Customs Union Certification you will also need CIG023 Factory Inspection Test Report. The Customs Union also covers Kazakhstan and Belarus, however you will need a local representative in each CU country before you can begin selling your product.

Kazakhstan:

  Regulator Mandatory Testing Accepted Route
EMC Requirement Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) EU Test Reports Customs Union Certification
Safety (Electrical) Requirement EEC CB Scheme Customs Union Certification
Radio Requirement EEC EU Test Report FAC Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Telecoms Requirement EEC EU Test Report FAC DoC

Please be aware, in order to obtain Customs Union Certification you will also need CIG023 Factory Inspection Test Report. The Customs Union also covers Kazakhstan and Belarus, however you will need a local representative in each CU country before you can begin selling your product.

Belarus:

  Regulator Mandatory Testing Accepted Route
EMC Requirement Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) EU Test Reports Customs Union Certification
Safety (Electrical) Requirement ECC CB Scheme Customs Union Certification
Radio Requirement ECC EU Test Reports FAC Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Telecoms Requirement ECC EU Test Reports FAC DoC

Please be aware, in order to obtain Customs Union Certification you will also need CIG023 Factory Inspection Test Report. The Customs Union also covers Kazakhstan and Belarus, however you will need a local representative in each CU country before you can begin selling your product.