ISI / BIS Certification

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Introduction

The ISI mark is by far the most recognized product quality certification mark in the Indian subcontinent. The ISI mark is issued by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). There are 150 mandatory products which need ISI certification before being sold in India.


How to get ISI Certification in India?

The manufacturer(s) have to complete the testing and documentation required by BIS in order to certify the product with ISI mark. Factory will also require to get physically audited by the BIS officer.

Brand Liaison is an experienced service provider for ISI certification for Indian as well as foreign manufacturers. We help to manage all the required process to obtain the ISI Certification for products mentioned in the mandatory list or other optional products for which Indian Standard is available. For details, please check the Important Information given below.

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ISI Certification Process for Indian Manufacturer

Indian manufacturers have two options for getting ISI Mark Certification -:

Option 1

Process of grant of licence is expected to be completed within 120 days, except for all India first case where it may take 180 days, from the date of receipt of the application provided the documentation, assessment of the unit and conformity of the product is established satisfactory at first instance during various stages.

Step 1  :  Customization of Manufacturing Unit as per relevant Indian Standard 

  • Identification of applicable Indian Standard
  • Setting up of in-house testing facilities as per requirements of the Standard

Step 2  :  Filing of the Application Form

  • Arrange the Internal Test Report of product as per relevant IS
  • Compiling all required documents
  • Filling-up the Application Form online
  • Remittance of the application fees online directly to BIS
  • Submission of hard copies of Application Form along with all enclosures to the relevant Branch Office (BO) of BIS

Step 3  :  Remittance of Audit Fees & Travelling Expenses for Inspection

  • Pay the audit fees for inspection
  • Get the confirmation about BIS Inspection Team
  • Organize the Ticket, Lodging & Boarding for visiting team

Step 4  :  Factory visit

  • A visit will be made to the factory for assessment of the manufacturing infrastructure, production process, quality control and testing capabilities
  • Visiting team will pick the random sample(s) to be tested in BIS Approved Lab allocated by BIS office

Step 5  :  Organize the Lab Test Report (LTR)

  • Submit the sample drawn by visiting team to the allocated laboratory along with the testing fee

Step 6 : Closure of Non-Conformity (if any) and Remit the Official Fees

  • Rectify the process of Factory Unit, if inspection team points out
  • Submit the proof of rectification done by unit to close non-conformity (NC Closure), if any
  • Pay the annual marking fees (annual license fees) to BIS

Step 7 : Get the BIS (ISI) Certificate

  • The licence shall be granted after submission of evidence at step 4 to 6
Option 2

Process of grant of license is expected to be completed within 30 days from the date of receipt of the application if factory visit is satisfactory and conformance of sample to the relevant Indian Standard(s) is established at the first instance.

Step 1  :  Customization of Manufacturing Unit as per relevant Indian Standard 

  • Identification of applicable Indian Standard
  • Setting up of in-house testing facilities as per requirements of the Standard

Step 2  :  Sample Testing 

  • Arrange the required certificate for raw material (MTC)
  • Get the product sample tested in BIS recognized testing lab

Step 3  :  Filing of the Application Form

  • Arrange the Internal Test Report of product as per test report given by us for your reference
  • Compiling all required documents
  • Filling-up the Application Form online
  • Remittance of the application fees online directly to BIS
  • Submission of hard copies of Application Form along with all enclosures to the relevant Branch Office (BO) of BIS

Step 4  :  Remittance of Audit Fees & Travelling Expenses for Inspection

  • Pay the audit fees for inspection
  • Get the confirmation about BIS Inspection Team
  • Organize the Ticket, Lodging & Boarding for visiting team

Step 5  :  Factory visit

  • A visit will be made to the factory for assessment of the manufacturing infrastructure, production process, quality control and testing capabilities
  • Visiting team will pick the random sample(s) to be tested in BIS Approved Lab allocated by BIS office

Step 6  :  Submission of the sample for Testing

  • Submit the sample to allocated lab and pay the testing fee
  • Get the acknowledgement from the lab and submit the same to BIS office

Step 7 : Get the BIS (ISI) Certificate

  • Pay the annual marking fees (annual license fees) to BIS
  • BIS will grant the ISI Certificate

Step 8 : Closure of Non-Conformity (if any)

  • Rectify the process of Factory Unit, if inspection team points out
  • Submit the proof of rectification done by unit to close non-conformity (NC closure), if any

Note: In case of non-conformity of sample(s) drawn during the factory visit under Option 2, the licence shall be suspended immediately. The licensee shall take necessary corrective actions and inform the same to the Bureau, and also confirm its readiness to offer fresh samples manufactured after taking the corrective actions. The revocation of suspension in such cases shall be considered only on the basis of conforming Testing Reports of the fresh samples from a BIS Recognized Testing Laboratory.

In case the fresh sample drawn by the Bureau for consideration of revocation of suspension shows non-conformity in laboratory testing, or the licensee does not inform corrective actions taken and does not offer improved samples within 30 days of the date of Suspension, the licence shall be processed for cancellation.

 

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