BIS Registration

The abbreviation BIS stands for the Bureau of Indian Standards, an Indian National Standard Body established in accordance with the BIS Act of 2016. It was created to promote the orderly advancement of product standardisation, labeling, and quality certification, as well as incidental or related issues. By offering trustworthy and high-quality products, lowering consumer health risks, encouraging import and export alternatives, reducing variety proliferation, etc. BIS is bringing traceable and noticeable benefits to the national economy.

Elevating Quality: Understanding BIS Registration in India

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BIS Certificate

The abbreviation BIS stands for the Bureau of Indian Standards, an Indian National Standard Body established in accordance with the BIS Act of 2016. It was created to promote the orderly advancement of product standardisation, labeling, and quality certification, as well as incidental or related issues. By offering trustworthy and high-quality products, lowering consumer health risks, encouraging import and export alternatives, reducing variety proliferation, etc. BIS is bringing traceable and noticeable benefits to the national economy.

Benefit of BIS Certificate

  • Gives support for total quality management, or TQM
  • Maximises the use of available resources
  • Get rid of the overhead costs associated with producing the finished goods.
  • Ensure access to unexplored international markets by facilitating global recognition.
  • Strong proof of the superiority of the product
  • Enables company to implement customised quality management
  • Assists the company in enhancing its reputation over time.

Criteria

Candidates that meet the requirements for BIS Certification include:

  • Under the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS), any manufacturers, whether domestic or foreign, who are producing the goods listed in the Compulsory Registration Order may apply for BIS Registration.
  • For products made in various places, manufacturers must apply for a unique Registration number.
  • Those with annual professional incomes of over Rs. 10 lakh.
  • Each brand that is produced at the same facility requires the manufacturer to apply for a different Registration number.

The BIS Certification procedure covers the licencing and surveillance processes.

These are the steps involved in the licencing process:

  • The applicant completes the application in the manner and with the information required by BIS.
  • Applications are submitted with the necessary supporting documentation.
  • Following receipt of the request for a preliminary inspection, a BIS officer visits the applicant's factory.
  • The BIS Officer additionally looks over the product samples.
  • The BIS Officer creates the final test report once all evaluations have been completed.
  • The BIS Officer executes the surveillance process for completing a thorough factory survey after the inspection process.

These are the steps involved in the surveillance process:

  • To vouch for the test reports, the inspecting Authority pays a visit to the factory.
  • Test results include comments or a summary of the inspection
  • A report on the performance evaluation is created.
  • The Certificate is issued by BIS following a review of all the reports.

Documents Required For BIS Certificate

Before issuing the applicant with a BIS Certification, BIS requires a number of the documents listed below

  • Documents Required For BIS Certificate
  • A certificate of incorporation, a registration certificate, a memorandum of agreement, etc., are examples of proof of the establishment of a manufacturing unit.
  • MSME Certification or an SSI
  • Specifics regarding the manufacturing process' outsourcing
  • Layout strategy
  • Location diagram for the factory
  • Flow of the Production Process
  • List of All the Equipment Used
  • Equipment and facilities used for testing
  • Test-related equipment's calibration certificates
  • Third-party laboratory test results that adhere to Indian Standards
  • If the Application is signed by an Authorised Signatory, the Authorised Signatory's Authorization Letter from the CEO.
  • The Indian Agent and Nomination Form details are applicable to overseas or foreign manufacturers.
  • a product's technical specifications, including the PCB layout, the schematic diagrams, the user guide, and the critical component list
  • Receipt for an acknowledgment
  • Company's CEO's letter of approval
  • In the event of a foreign or international manufacturer, an undertaking and affidavit must be attested with ID documentation and the approved Indian Representative's signature.
  • Authentic Test Reports from BIS Laboratory
  • Project involving the test report

Documents Required for Start Company

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Bank account details
  • Bank statements/ passbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Manufacturing Units are effectively issued BIS Registration Certificates. However, distributors and importers of qualifying goods may also obtain this certification in the name of the relevant Manufacturing Unit.

The BIS registration is renewal-only and is valid for a period of two years. For this reason, the authority requests a few documents and the specified costs. The BIS certification cannot be renewed without on-site or laboratory testing.

For a variety of electrical and IT products, such as TVs, keyboards, batteries, etc., the BIS mark is required. For commodities like food products, cement, steel, etc., the ISI mark is necessary. A number of optional BIS certification product categories are also included under the ISI logo.
 

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