BIS Registration

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the National Standards Body of India under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India. It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 which came into effect on 12 October 2017.

The Government of our country has made it compulsory to consider public health for specific products. The goal of BIS Certification is to increase the customer's confidence and trust in the products, provide quality assurance, safeguard customers from hazardous products and protect public health.

Role of BIS Certification

  • BIS lies in providing national standards that must be user-friendly.
  • BIS must ensure that it participates when it is about the formulation of the Indian standards.
  • It is done to make sure that Indian standards are harmonized well.
  • It ensures by BIS that accurate work is being done so that productivity is increased.
  • Efforts should be made by BIS in the direction of good training.
  • Training is required in many fields related to standardization and aspect of certification.
  • The changes in schemes must be overseen by the BIS team from time to time.
  • The objective of the Bureau of Indian standard is to give branch offices due regard.

Product Covered Under BIS Certification

Products Covered Under Mandatory Certification: Scheme - I (ISI Mark Scheme)

  • Batteries
  • Household Electrical goods
  • Cement
  • Oil Pressure Stoves
  • Automobile Accessories
  • Cylinder, Valves, and Regulator
  • Medical Equipment
  • Household Electrical goods
  • Domestic Water Heaters for use with LPG
  • Chemicals, Fertilisers, Polymers & Textiles
  • Capacitors
  • Kitchen Appliances
  • Steel and Iron Products
  • Electrical Transformers
  • Electrical Motors
  • Chemicals, Fertilisers, Polymers & Textiles
  • Air Conditioner and its related Parts, Hermetic Compressor and Temperature Sensing Controls
  • Plugs and Socket-Outlets and Alternating Current Direct Connected Static Prepayment maeters for active energy
  • Domestic Gas Stoves for use with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
  • Transparent Float Glass
  • Domestic Pressure Cooker
  • Cables
  • Electric Toys
  • Reflectors for Bicycles
  • Press Tool-Punches
  • Helmet for riders of Two-Wheeler Motor Vehicles
  • Rubber Hose for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Non-Electric Toys
  • Flat Transparent Sheet Glass
  • Safety Glass
  • Woven Sacks
  • Butterfly Valves
  • Paper
  • Cattle Feeds
  • Automobile Wheel Rim Component
  • Foot Wear
  • Jute Bag
  • Flux Cored (Tubular) Electrodes
  • Refrigerating Appliances
  • Centrifugally cast (spun) iron pipes
  • Sewing Machine
  • Water Treatment System

Product Under Mandatory Certification Scheme- IV (Grant Of Certification Of Conformity)

  • Requirement of Retro-Reflective Devices for Bicycles
  • Stamping/laminations/cores of transformers (with or without winding)

Products Under Mandatory Certification: Scheme - II (Registration Scheme)

  • Laptop/Notebook/Tablet
  • Plasma/ LCD/LED Televisions of screen size 32″ & above
  • Optical Disc Players with built-in amplifiers of input power 200W and above
  • Scanners
  • Electronic Games (Video)
  • Scanners
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Visual Display Units, Video Monitors of screen size 32″ & above
  • Printers, Plotters
  • Wireless Keyboards
  • Telephone Answering Machines
  • Amplifiers with input power 2000W and above
  • Electronic Musical Systems with input power 200W and above
  • Electronic Clocks with Mains Power
  • Set-Top Box
  • Electronic Musical Systems with input power 200W and above
  • DC or AC Supplied Electronic Control gear for LED Modules
  • Automatic Data Processing Machine
  • Power Adaptors for IT Equipment
  • Power Adaptors for Audio, Video & Similar Electronic Apparatus
  • UPS/Invertors of rating≤5kVA
  • Sealed Secondary Cells/Batteries containing Alkaline or other non-acid Electrolytes for use in portable applications
  • Self-Ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting Services
  • Fixed General-Purpose LED Luminaries
  • Mobile Phones
  • Cash Registers
  • Smart Card Readers
  • LED Handlamps
  • Point of Sale Terminals
  • Copying Machines/Duplicators
  • Mail Processing Machines/Postage Machines/Franking Machines
  • Passport Reader
  • Power Banks for use in portable applications
  • Recessed LED Luminaries
  • LED Luminaires for Road and Street lighting
  • LED Flood Lights
  • LED Handlamps
  • LED Lighting Chains
  • LED Luminaires for Emergency Lighting
  • UPS/Inverters of rating ≤ 10kVA
  • Plasma/ LCD/LED Television of screen size up to 32"
  • Visual Display Units, Video Monitors of screen size up to 32"
  • Adapters for household and similar electrical appliances
  • USB driven Barcode readers, barcode scanners, Iris scanners, Optical fingerprint scanners
  • Standalone LED Modules for General Lighting
  • Lighting Chain (Rope Lights)
  • Keyboard
  • Induction Stove
  • Automatic Teller Cash dispensing machines
  • Wireless Headphones and Earphones
  • USB Type External Solid-State Storage Devices (above 256 GB capacity)
  • Electronic Musical System with input power below 200 Watts
  • Television other than Plasma/ LCD/LED TVs
  • Rice Cooker
  • Wireless microphone
  • Digital Camera
  • Video Camera
  • Standalone Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS)with an output voltage of 48 V (max)
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • USB Type External Hard Disk Drive
  • Dimmers for LED products
  • Webcam (Finished Product)
  • Smart Speakers (with and without Display)

List Of Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices And Components Under Compulsory Registration Scheme- Notified By Ministry Of New And Renewable

  • Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) modules (Si wafer-based)
  • Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules (a-Si, CiGs, and CdTe)
  • Power converters for use in photovoltaic power system
  • Storage battery
  • Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules (a-Si, CiGs, and CdTe)
  • Utility –Interconnected Photovoltaic inverters

Low–Voltage Switchgear And Control Gear-Notified By The Ministry Of Heavy Industries And Public Enterprises

  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: electromechanical contactors and Motor – starters
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: AC semiconductor motor controllers and starters
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: switches, disconnectors, switch disconnectors, and fuse – Combination units
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: electrical emergency stops devices with mechanical latching function
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: Circuit – Breakers
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: AC semiconductor motor controllers and contactors for non – Motor loads
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: electromechanical control circuit devices
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear proximity switches
  • Low – Voltage switchgear & control gear: electrical emergency stops devices with mechanical latching function

List Of Chemicals Notified By The Ministry Of Chemicals And Fertilizers

  • Polyphosphoric Acid
  • Ortho Phosphoric Acid
  • Trim ethyl Phosphide

Confirm Quality Standard

  • BIS has an approach for the enactment of quality compliance.
  • BIS products are examined in the lab to make sure that the product has fulfilled all requirements of BSI.
  • For examination, random samples are taken from manufacturing units and sent to a laboratory.
  • So, the laboratory decides whether the product is up to the mark or not.
  • It gets the BIS certification if it is of high quality.
  • So the procedure is the same, it’s a little tedious but it is important to ensure a high-quality product.

Market Benefits

  • It gives an opportunity to new and existing companies to get market access.
  • Because the BIS certificate enables the customer to trust your products as its credibility ensures trust.
  • BIS certificate is also helpful in creating, sales or revenue and allows the manufacturer to get more control, reporting, and better management.
  • BIS Certification Required Document

    Below is the list of BIS certifications Document.

    • Name and Address proof of the applicant and the factory.
    • List of Testing equipment and facilities
    • Details of Outsourcing of the manufacturing process
    • Location plan of the factory
    • Manufacturing Process Flow
    • Detailed List of Machinery involved
    • List of Testing equipment and facilities
    • Proof of Establishment of Manufacturing Unit such as Certificate of Incorporation or Registration Certificate, MOA, etc.
    • Calibration Certificates of testing equipment
    • 3rd party laboratory test report as per the Indian Standards
    • If an authorized signatory signs the Application, an authorization letter from the CEO in the name of the authorized signatory
    • Calibration Certificates of testing equipment
    • 3rd party laboratory test report as per the Indian Standard
    • Letter of Consent from CEO of Company
    • Undertaking and Affidavit attested with ID Proof and signature of the approved Indian Representative (in case of the foreign or overseas manufacturer)
    • Original Test Reports from BIS Laboratory
    • In the case of Overseas or foreign manufacturers, the Indian Agent and Nomination Form details.
    • Acknowledgment receipt
    • Undertaking related to the test report

    BIS Certification Type

    BIS Certification means it gives a guarantee of quality, safety, and reliability of products to the customer.

    • Recognition of Assaying and Hallmarking Centre
    • BIS Laboratory Recognition Scheme
    • Management System Certification
    • ECO Mark Certification
    • BIS CRS
    • FMCS Certification
    • ISI Mark/ Certification
    • Hallmark

    BIS Application Process

    In the Simplified Procedure, the applicant submits a test report of the sample from a BIS-approved lab along with the application for BIS Certification. If the test report is satisfactory, then a verification of the factory premises is carried out by a BIS Officer.BIS Certification is a means for providing a third-party guarantee of quality, safety, and reliability of products to the customer. BIS Certification is voluntary in nature; however, the Government of India has made BIS certification mandatory for certain products taking into consideration public health.

    Our Process in BIS Certification

    • Manufacturers fill out the application form and submit it to the BIS with the documents.
    • BIS Officer will visit the factory for inspection.
    • The officer oversees the complete factory survey.
    • A performance report will be prepared.
    • Examination authorities visit the factory to gorge the test result.
    • Officer will send the samples to the laboratory.
    • The test report will get feedback briefly on the complaint of investigation.
    • A performance report will be prepared.
    • After the report will be examined, BIS Certification can be issued.

    Validity of BIS Certificate in India

    The BIS Certificate is valid for 2 years and then it can be renewed when there is no alteration in the concerned products & prescribed standards. The renewed BIS Certificate will be valid for 1 year and a maximum of 5 years.


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    BEE Registration Frequently Asked Questions

    BIS Certification denotes the quality assurance, reliability, and safety of the third party from a product. Every manufacturer is notified under the Compulsory Registration to get BIS Certification in India.

    The headquarters of the BIS is located in New Delhi. It also has 5 Regional Offices situated in Chennai (Southern), Kolkata (Eastern), Mumbai (Western), Delhi (Central), and Chandigarh (Northern).

    Yes, it is mandatory to obtain a BIS License for the import of goods.

    Manufacturers of the products notified Registration Scheme, whether located in India or outside, have to obtain CRS Registration.

    As per the BIS Rules, the Test report must not be older than 90 days as of the submission date of the application form.

    A BIS License stands cancelled under the provisions of Rule 11 of the BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

    There are different groups having a total of 116 products that need to get BIS Certification. These groups include Cement; Household Electrical Goods; Batteries; Food and Related Products; Oil Pressure Stoves; Automobile Accessories; Cylinders, Valves, and Regulators; Medical Equipment; Steel and Stainless-Steel Products; Electrical Motors; Electrical Transformers; Capacitors; Chemicals and Fertilizers.

    The items or pieces of information that are to be marked on a label are Brand Name; Product Name; Model Number; Input and Output Wattage; Name of the Country where the said product has been manufactured; and Name of the Manufacturer. Further, the label marked should be of such a quality that the same cannot be rubbed, washed, or scratched off by anyone.

    As per the Guidelines issued for the Series Approval of Products, only one sample out of a series of every ten models will be chosen for testing. Further, this rule states that the product having the worst configuration as per the safety-designed consideration will get picked for the test.

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