Market Approval for Mexico

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The market approval in Mexico is based on the national requirements of the competent authority IFT, combined with requirements of the FCC.

IFT Certification

The duration of the approval according to the IFT specifications depends on the approved devices and the technologies used. In principle, approval periods of one year up to a permanent approval 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 Mexico

Country Mexico
Continent North America
Approval Scheme IFT
Based on National/FCC
Duration of approval 1 year to permanent
Approval label required? Yes
Local representative required? Yes
Local testing required? Yes
ISO2 Code MX
Time zone GMT -6
Official language Spanish
Area code +52
Currency Peso

Responsible authorities in Mexico

Responsible for the market approval of devices with radio technologies in Mexico:

Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones

Offices in Mexico:
Insurgentes Sur # 1143,
Col. Christmas Eve,
Territorial Demarcation Benito Juárez, Mexico City 03720
atencion@ift.org.mx

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