type-approval

Type approval in South America
Type approval and certification for countries in South America – smoothly arranged by 7layers

We have the necessary local representatives, language skills, accredited laboratories and experience available to bring your products onto these highly interesting markets without delay.

The following countries in South America follow
the FCC rules and regulations

  • Argentina – regulatory organization CNC
  • Bolivia – regulatory organization ATT
  • Chile – regulatory organization
  • Colombia – regulatory organization CRC
  • Ecuador – regulatory organization CONATEL
  • Guyana – regulatory organization PUC
  • Paraguay – regulatory organization CONATEL
  • Peru – regulatory organization
  • Suriname – regulatory organization TAS
  • Uruguay – regulatory organization URSEC
  • Venezuela – regulatory organization CONATEL

Please note: While all these countries follow FCC rules, the validity period of type approval certifications varies as does the necessity of involving a local representative. In some countries additional requirements that complement FCC rules need to be followed up.

The following countries in South America follow the RED / R&TTE directive

  • Falkland Islands – regulatory organization CONATEL
  • French Guiana – regulatory organization ARCEP

Whilst the new RED (R&TTE) directive is applicable in certain cases, additional local requirements have to be fulfilled.

Type Approval in Brazil in accordance with
the regulatory organization Anatel

Brazil, one of the most interesting upcoming markets for wireless comminications devices, has special country-specific regulatory requirements. The validity period of a national certification depends on the technologies built into a radio device. Take a look at the Brazilian regulatory organization ANATEL here.

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