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Regulations for product safety and EMC testing differ in every country and region. UL has a global system in place to support you by specifying essential standards and requirements and conducting necessary tests and assessments to providing certifications. By making full use of UL’s global network and our unique expertise, we are able to provide the certificates and certification marks you need to bring your products to the global marketplace.

Country —
Safety/EMC
Service Certification
Type
Safety (S)
and/or
EMC(E)
Inspection
Required?
Length of
License
Local
Representative
Required
Argenti­na UL-AR S Mark Manda­to­ry S Yes No Expi­ra­tion Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Australia/New Zealand EMC/RCM Com­pli­ance Fold­er Manda­to­ry E No No Expi­ra­tion Yes
Australia/New Zealand UL-New Zealand Cer­tifi­cate of Con­for­mi­ty — Safety/RCM Manda­to­ry S No 5 years Yes
Azer­bai­jan AZCERT Cer­tifi­cate Manda­to­ry S No 1 year No
Brazil INMETRO Mark Manda­to­ry (only if sell­ing to Brazil­ian Gov­ern­ment) S+E Yes 2 years Yes
Cam­bo­dia ISC Mark Manda­to­ry S Yes TBD Yes
Chile SEC Manda­to­ry S + EE No TBD Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Chi­na CCC Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 5 years No
Cus­toms Union (CU) — Arme­nia, Belarus, Kaza­khstan, Kyr­gyzs­tan, Rus­sia EAC Mark Cer­tifi­cate Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 5 years Yes
Den­mark D Mark Vol­un­tary S Yes 10 years No
Ecuador Cer­tifi­cate of Con­for­mi­ty
or Type Exam­i­na­tion Cer­tifi­cate (TEC)
Manda­to­ry S No CoC: 1 year
TEC: 1 per ship­ment is required
Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Euro­pean Union (EU) CE Mark­ing Tech­ni­cal Doc­u­men­ta­tion File Manda­to­ry S+E No No Expi­ra­tion No
Euro­pean Union (EU) ENEC Mark Vol­un­tary S Yes 10 years No
Euro­pean Union (EU) UL-EU Mark Vol­un­tary S Yes 10 years No
Ger­many UL-GS Mark Vol­un­tary S+E Yes 5 years No
India BIS Reg­is­tra­tion Scheme Manda­to­ry S No 2 years Yes
Israel Israel SII Cus­toms Clear­ance Cer­tifi­cate Manda­to­ry S+E No No Expi­ra­tion Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Japan (Spec­i­fied) Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 3–7 years (pro­duct depen­dent) Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Japan (PSE) (Non-Spec­i­fied) — DENAN Tech­ni­cal Report Manda­to­ry S+E No No Expi­ra­tion Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Japan UL-JP S Mark Vol­un­tary S+E Yes No Expi­ra­tion No
Japan VCCI Mark Vol­un­tary E No No Expi­ra­tion No
Kenya KEBS Mark Manda­to­ry S Yes, Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Per Ship­ment No
Kuwait KUCAS — Pro­duct Review & Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Manda­to­ry S Yes, Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Per Ship­ment No
Malaysia ST Cer­tifi­cate of Approval and ST Mark Vol­un­tary S Yes 1 year Yes
Mex­i­co UL-MX NOM Manda­to­ry, unless you obtain UL-MX CoC S No 1 year Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
Mex­i­co UL-MX Cer­tifi­cate of Com­pli­ance Manda­to­ry S No No Expi­ra­tion No
Moldova INSM Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 1 year No
Moroc­co Tech­ni­cal Doc­u­men­ta­tion File Manda­to­ry S+E No No Expi­ra­tion No
Nige­ria SONCAP — Pro­duct Review & Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Manda­to­ry S Yes, Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Per Ship­ment No
Saudi Ara­bia KSA — Pro­duct Review & Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Manda­to­ry S Yes, Pre-ship­ment inspec­tion Per Ship­ment No
Ser­bia Kvalitet Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 3 years No
Sin­ga­pore SPRING SAFETY Mark Manda­to­ry S No 3 years Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer
South Africa NRCS Let­ter of Author­i­ty Manda­to­ry S No 3 years Yes
South Africa SABS EMC Cer­tifi­cate of Com­pli­ance Manda­to­ry E No 3 years No
South Korea KC Mark (Safe­ty) Manda­to­ry S Depend­ing on Cer­tifi­cate Type Depend­ing on Cer­tifi­cate type No
South Korea KC Mark (EMC) Manda­to­ry E No No Expi­ra­tion Yes
Tai­wan BSMI RPC Reg­is­tra­tion Mark Manda­to­ry S+E No 3 years Yes
Tai­wan BSMI RPC DoC Mark Manda­to­ry S+E No No Expi­ra­tion Yes
Ukraine UkrSE­PRO Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes No Expi­ra­tion No
Uzbek­istan STZ Mark Manda­to­ry S+E Yes 1 year No
Viet­nam ICTCR Mark Manda­to­ry S+E No 3 years Yes; how­ev­er it must be actu­al importer

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