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

Zambia


Population:
18,383,955
Language:
English
Currency:
Zambian Kwacha
The type approval process for RF products in Zambia is administered by the Zambian Information and Communications Technology Authority.

Eleos Compliance offer a fast, reliable and cost-effective service for your type approvals needs in Zambia. 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.
  • 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:
Yes
In Country Testing Required:
No
Validity:
Indefinite
Regulatory Updates for Zambia
ZICTA published new Type Approval Guidelines
The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority published new Type Approval Guidelines to replace the current guidelines, Type Approval Guidelines Rev5 09-2015. 

The main change is that ZICTA shall before revoking an approval, give written notice to the holder of a type approval certificate of its intention to revoke the approval.

ZICTA will give reasons for the intended revocation, and require the holder to show cause within a period of 7 days why the approval should not be revoked. ZICTA may recall from the market the model of the electronic communications apparatus whose approval has been revoked.

For any further questions on the new guidelines, please speak with your Eleos contact.
 



Published 27/05/22

Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has issued a public consultation on the 5G spectrum bands. This public consultation invites industry views and comments on the outlined planning and licensing proposals for key 5G spectrum bands in Zambia.

Deadline for submissions:
The DEADLINE for submissions shall be Friday, August 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm local time.

The comments and views should be in writing and submitted by email to spl@zicta.zm.

A link the Authority’s preliminary views on spectrum plans for the identified frequency bands, can be viewed at this link: IMT Spectrum band re-plan (zicta.zm) 

For any questions, please get in touch with your Eleos contact.


Published 16/08/21

Zambian Regulator ZICTA have issued new type approval guidelines
Zambian regulator ZICTA issued, on Apr 21st, a new document containing an updated set of type approval guidelines. 

The document, available here, also contains an updated form, applicable reference standards and specific instructions for Private and Public Mobile devices, Satellite connections, Short Range Devices and Broadcasting equipment.

The document replaces the 2015 guidelines.


Published 19/04/21