To ensure quality products be sold in the Indian markets, certain standards were introduced in the Indian markets after the Independence.
ISI stands for ‘Indian Standards Institute’ the former name of the BIS and is identified with unique license number with seven digits (CM/L -XXXXXX). Manufacturers have to acquire this ISI certification from India’s highest governing body i.e. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to sell specific products in India. ISI certification Mark on market products guarantees that manufacturing of the product has gone through the high-quality checks and follows regulation set by the Bureau of Indian Standards.
At AR Global Services we are here to guide you on complete step by step registration process that will ensure ISI certification of respective products.
The steps of getting ISI Certificate are as below:
Step-1: Confirmation of Product Quality as per concerned IS Standard
Identification of ISI Standard Code
Collection of the Testing Sample from applicant
Testing of sample at our lab
Issuing the guideline about Non-Conformity, if any
Issue of Test Report for your reference
Step-2: Filing of the Application Form
Arrange the Internal Test Report of product as per test report given by us for your reference
Compiling of all required documents
Remit the application fees direct to BIS in USD*
Filling-up the Form-VI
Submission of Application Form with all enclosures
Get the confirmation about scrutiny of documents by BIS Office
Step-3: Inspections by the Department
Get the confirmation about BIS Inspection Team
Organize the VISA, Ticket, Lodging & Boarding for visiting team
Inspection team will visit to Factory for Physical Verification
Team will verify the Factory Set-up & Quality Control Process
will pick the random sample to be tested in BIS Approved Lab
Step-4: Organize the Lab Test Report (LTR)
Select the BIS recognized lab as per guideline of BIS Office
Provide the sample (picked-up by team) of product to get tested
Get the test result
Step-5:Closure of Non-Conformity (if any) and Remit the Official Fees
Rectify the process of Factory Unit, if inspection team points out
Submit the proof of rectification done by unit to close non-conformity
Pay the annual marking fees (annual license fees) to BIS
Submit the Bank Guarantee to BIS
Step-6:Get the ISI Marking /Registration Certificate
Payment should be remitted directly in BIS Account in the mode of USD only.
Application form filing with all the govt. laws and procedures
Assist in locating the right BIS approved test laboratories
Visit and Testing product sample assistance
Managing the complete documentation
Coordinate with the requirements and specification
Smoothing the whole process until the final certification
Domestic Manufacturers Certification Scheme:
Under this certification, an applicant is required to submit the application form to the local BIS Branch office after which a preliminary evaluation takes place by the corresponding BIS officer. Manufacturer place is checked for its capability, technical personnel and samples for independent testing. Grant of license is considered after a sample product passes the regular testing with respective Indian standards. The whole process generally takes around 4 months and 6 months in case of all India first licenses. There are also specific laboratories which test products and then these reports are needed to submit along with application form. With verification and testing, the acceptable license is granted too.
This certification is given to foreign manufacturers for using Indian Certification mark on their products except Electronics & IT Goods notified by Deity.
ECO Mark Scheme: Under this product certification schemes ECO Mark is applied to the products that are specified to Environment-friendly products only. The whole process is same with some specific manufacturer’s policy to follow separately.
NORMAL PROCEDURE FOR LICENSE GRANT
The procedure for granting the BIS certification license begins with the submission of the application on the application form prescribed by the manufacturer wishing to obtain the license. When reviewing the application and the documents attached to the facilitation desk, if the application is complete in all respects, an application number is recorded and assigned.
The preliminary inspection of the unit is carried out on the date allocated after the registration of the order. During this inspection, the company's capabilities and manufacturing controls, quality control techniques, available testing facilities, and the technical skills of the personnel are assessed. Samples of the products are tested and also extracted for analysis at the laboratories specified for the product. Fees for preliminary visits are billed at the rate set by the BIS from time to time. The applicant must pay the costs of the test established during a preliminary visit to an independent test. During preliminary checks, tests and control procedures, the product marking rate is discussed with the applicant's administration.
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