BIS Certification

  • Proof of constitution of the business (Incorporation Certificate / MOA / AOA / Partnership Deed / CA Certificate in case of Proprietorship)
  • Proof of Premises
  • KYCs of the Directors / Partners / Proprietor
  • Location map of premises from some nearest prominent landmark.
  • Agreement on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs 100/- in the prescribed format.
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WHAT?

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has come up with a Product Certification Scheme wherein a series of activities have been aimed at ensuring the quality of the products under certification. The Certification Scheme is governed by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 which gives BIS powers to grant licenses to producers to use the Standard Mark on their product which conforms to the requirements of the corresponding Indian Standard. License to use the Standard Mark on a product is accorded only after BIS has ensured the capability of the manufacturer to manufacture the product continuously in accordance with the relevant Indian Standards.

WHY?
  • Mandatory for certain business
  • Quality Assurance
  • Increase of Goodwill in the market
  • Consumer Protection
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Safeguard to public health
WHO?
Mandatory Certification:

There are almost 109 business categories which requires the Compulsory Certification which may be amended from time to time.

Main Areas includes
  • Cement Industry
  • Household Electrical Goods
  • Batteries
  • Food and Related Products
  • Oil Pressure Stoves
  • Automobiles Accessories
  • Cylinder, Valves and Regulation
  • Medical Equipment
  • Steel/Stainless Steel Products
  • Electrical Transformers
  • Electrical Motors
  • Capacitors
  • Chemicals & Fertilizers
  • Solar Systems and Devices
Voluntary Certification:

Any person not covered in Mandatory Certification coverage can also get the said certification done for better quality assurance under good corporate practices.

Product Certification Schemes
Product certification schemes
Domestic Manufacturers Certification Scheme
Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme
ECO Mark Scheme
Normal Procedure
Simplified Procedure
Overseas Applicant / Foreign Manufacturers are granted license for use of ISI Mark under scheme designed for them within 6 months period
BIS also grants licenses to environment friendly products under a special scheme known as ECO MARK to such products. These products should conform to additional requirements specified in the Indian Standards to qualify.
Normal Procedure
Application is submitted to Branch Officer under whose jurisdiction the manufacturing unit is located along with the required documents and prescribed fees. After application submission, factory evaluation is done by the BIS officer to ascertain the capability of the applicant/manufacturer to produce goods according to the relevant Indian Standard and to verify the availability of complete testing facility and competent technical personnel. Under this process license is grant within 4-6 months of time period.
Simplified Procedure
In this Applicant submits the test reports from the specified laboratories along with the application to the Department. After which verification visit is done . Under this procedure the license is expected to be granted within a period of 30 days if no discrepancies are found by the BIS officer. It applies to the products except for :
  1. products such as cylinders, valves, regulators, cement, etc., where a joint inspection or approval is required from another statutory authority
  2. products for which license is granted on the basis of factory testing
  3. Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) and Packaged Natural Mineral Water (PNMW)
HOW?
  • Step 1: Application Form :- Fill up the application form available online for the registration.
  • Step 2: Documentation :- Provide the prescribed documents required to be submitted along with the application form.
  • Step 3: Application Submit :- Once the application is complete, it will be filed with the concerned authority along with the prescribed fees
  • Step 4: Verification :- Verification is done by the BIS Officer to ascertain the capability of the applicant/manufacturer to produce goods according to the relevant Indian Standard and to verify the availability of complete testing facility and competent technical personnel.
  • Step 5: BIS Certificate :- Once the application is completely verified by the BIS Officer, certificate is issued to the applicant which is valid for a period of 1 year from the date of issuance.