Market Approval for South Africa

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Certification by the South African authority ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) enables manufacturers of products with radio technology to access the South African market.

ICASA Certification

The scope of testing for ICASA certification relates to the requirements for CE marking based on the Radio Equipment Directive and national specifications. Generally, no testing is required in South Africa for such certification, but a local contact person must be involved in the certification process. A manufacturer should allow ten to twelve weeks for approval.

Basic information on the market approval for South Africa

Country South Africa
Continent Africa
Approval Scheme ICASA
Based on National/RED
Duration of approval Permanent
Approval label required? Yes
Local representative required? Yes
Local testing required? No
ISO2 Code ZA
Time zone GMT +2
Official language English, Afrikaans
Area code +27
Currency Rand

Responsible authorities in South Africa

Responsible for the market approval of devices with radio technologies in South Africa:
ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa)

350 Witch-Hazel Ave
Eco-Park Estate
Centurion
0144

info@icasa.org.za

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