A sustainable RF certification services company
A sustainable RF certification services company
A sustainable RF certification services company

Customs Union


Population:
182,519,270
Language:
Russian
Currency:
Russian Ruble
The type approval process for RF, telecom and other equipment capable of creating electromagnetic emissions in Customs Union is administered by the Eurasian Economic Commission.

EAC or Customs Union (CU) Type Approval is a conformity document that is issued after equipment was confirmed to be compliant to applicable EAEU Technical Regulations (TR).

There are two types of conformity assessment procedures as follows:
1. Certification of conformity (CoC).
2. Declaration of conformity (DoC). 

List of products which are subject to certification and declaration is provided in the relevant Customs Union TR, which also stipulates requirements and procedure for each scheme.


Eleos Compliance offer a fast, reliable and cost-effective service for your type approvals needs in Customs Union. Our coverage includes all RF and ITE devices – please see our technologies supported here.
Our service includes as standard:
  • Support and guidance to ensure that you understand any RF, EMC, Safety or Green certification requirements applicable to your device.
  • Review of your EU/FCC TCF to ensure that your documentation will be acceptable.
  • Preparation of your application including all application forms and declarations.
  • Pre-screening of your product samples.
  • Payment of testing fees and technical support during overseas testing.
  • Submission of your application and payment of type approval fees
  • Management of the approval process and follow up throughout to ensure that your certificate is delivered in a timely manner
You can follow the process of your applications daily through our cloud-based live status reporting system.

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Certification Schemes
Lead Time:
8 weeks
Local Representation:
Required
Specific Labelling:
Yes
In Country Testing Required:
Yes
Validity:
5 Years
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Local Representation:
Required
Specific Labelling:
Yes
In Country Testing Required:
Yes
Validity:
5 Years
Regulatory Updates for Customs Union
Amendments to the EAEU TR 010/2011 "On the safety of machinery and equipment".
Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission conducted a public consultation this summer on the draft "Amendments to the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On the safety of machinery and equipment" (TR CU 010/2011)", proposing important changes that also affect EAEU TR 020/2011 on EMC and 004/2011 on Safety.

The main changes are aimed at clarifying and/or amending the following sections of the regulations:

  • - Scope of applications of the TR.
  • - List of products subject to TR.
  • - Definitions. 
  • - A set of documents supplied with the equipment.
  • - Lists of standards.

The Draft is expected to come into effect on 1st of December 2021 (6 months from official publication), however no official date was yet confirmed, and it is likely to be pushed out into 2022.

It is expected that transition period will be also given for the products that will no longer require Type Approval under TR 010/2011 and would need to prove compliance under 020/2011 and/or 004/2011 (e.g. household appliances for home use only, audio and video equipment and other).

For more information on this article, please get in touch.  


Published 27/09/21

Changes to Mandatory Assessment list for Customs Union TR 037/2016 (RoHS).
Public consultation was concluded this summer by Eurasian Commission group on "Amendments to decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated October 16, 2018 No. 167", that proposed changes to Mandatory Assessment List for the EAEU TR 037/2016 on RoHS.

Main changes includes addition of new HS Codes in the several product categories. For affected product groups, please get in touch with Eleos.

New mandatory Assessment List is expected to come into effect not sooner than 1st of January 2022. 



Published 23/09/21

Procedure to follow in absence of GLN number published by Russian Government
Further to Eleos Regulatory update from 16th of March 2021, Russian Government have since published a Decree No. 936 clarifying procedure to follow in case of Global Location Number (GLN) absence, as well as postponed implementation dates for its application, as well as other important procedural changes.

Most important changes to note are as follows:

- Manufacturers can now choose whether to list either GLN or geographical coordinates or other ID of the manufacturer's location, its branches and production sites.
- Implementation date for providing the above identification sources have been postponed to 01.09.2021.
- Implementation date for providing a copy of agreement between accredited test lab and applicant prior to sample shipping has been also postponed until 01.09.2021.

Please be reminded that this change affects only EAC CoC and DoC applications that are submitted using Certification Bodies registered on the Russia Federation territory.


Published 06/07/21

Ilona Bormane at Eleos Compliance explains the Type Approval requirements in the EAC.
Ilona Bormane at Eleos Compliance explains the Type Approval requirements in the EAC.


Published 24/03/21