Along with providing many types of services, Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) is prevailing the product certification scheme for Foreign Manufacturers as well under Foreign manufacturers Certification Scheme (FMCS), since the year 2000. The ISI Certificate is acknowledged to all the Foreign Manufacturers who manufactures some listed products, for using Standard Mark on items that passes as per Indian Standard. The Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme is applicable to all products except Electronics and IT goods notified by Deity. The Certificate is provided by Foreign Manufacturers Certification Department which is located at Bureau of Indian Standard, New Delhi office. The product which satisfies the requirement of the Indian Standard can get the Certificate under voluntary or mandatory certification. ISI Certificate is issued to the product which is manufactured and tested as per the relevant Indian Standard and then Standard mark is applied to that product.
The company which is situated outside India is applicable for FMCS.
Following points should be taken into the consideration by the manufacturers while applying for ISI Certificate: