Market Approval for Malaysia

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The market approval in Malaysia is based on the national requirements of the competent authority SIRIM.

SIRIM certification

The duration of the approval according to the SIRIM specifications depends on the approved equipment and the technologies used. In principle, approval periods of one to 5 years are possible. After completion of the approval, the manufacturer is obliged to use the certification label. In addition, local tests and the involvement of a local representative are necessary.

Basic information on the market approval for Malaysia

Country Malaysia
Continent Asia
Approval Scheme SIRIM
Based on National/RED
Duration of approval 1 year up to 5 years
Approval label required? Yes
Local representative required? Yes
Local testing required? Yes
ISO2 Code MY
Time zone GMT +8
Official language Malaysian
Area code +60
Currency Ringitt

Responsible authorities in Malaysia

Market approval for products with radio technologies is issued in Malaysia by the Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), an agency based there. This private body is used by the Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and without SIRIM approval, no products can be marketed in Malaysia.

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