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

Kenya


Population:
53,771,296
Language:
English
Currency:
Kenyan Shilling
The type approval process for RF products in Kenya is administered by the Communications Authority of Kenya.

Eleos Compliance offer a fast, reliable and cost-effective service for your type approvals needs in Kenya. 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:
5 weeks
Local Representation:
Required
Specific Labelling:
No
In Country Testing Required:
Depending on Product
Validity:
6 months
Regulatory Updates for Kenya
New public consultation published for static mobile phone repeaters in Kenya.
On 21st of September 2021, The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) have launched a public consultation "On Type Approval Of Static Mobile Phone Signal Repeaters".
 
All interested parties can submit their comments until 12th of October 2021 (including).
 
Copy of the draft regulation can be found here.


Published 23/09/21

Public Consultation on proposed IPv6 migration by July 2022.
On 4th of May 2021, a public consultation on IPv4 to IPv6 migration strategy was published by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), emphasizing the urgent need for migration until July 2022.
 
 As such, it is anticipated that from July 2022 it will be possible to approve equipment supporting IPv6 only.
 
 Should anyone is wishing to submit their feedback or proposals, they can do that by contacting CA by 21st of May 2021.


Published 19/05/21

Public Consultation on changes to the Guidelines for Mobile Cellular Devices
On 23rd of March 2021, the Communication Authority of Kenya have started a public consultation on "Draft Guidelines on Features and Technical Specifications for Mobile Cellular Devices imported into and distributed in Kenya".
 
Following changes have been proposed in the draft:
 
1. Reference to article stating that only licenced telecommunications vendors shall be authorized to import into or distribute mobile cellular device in Kenya was removed.
2. All Mobile cellular device shall now also comply with the EN IEC 62368-1:2020 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements.
 
The full text of the draft guidelines can be found here.
 
If any interested party wishes to submit any comments, then they can do this by submitting a request to The Director General until 23rd of April 2021. 





Published 30/03/21

Type approval for RF Products in Kenya.
Gemma McGough at Eleos Compliance gives a detailed run-through of the type approval requirements for RF Products in Kenya.


Published 20/07/20