Introduction to BIS

Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) is a statuary body established under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016. BIS has been identified as the “National Standard Body of India” and is regulated under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public distribution and Government of India. The main objective of BIS is to carry out standard developments, product certifications, training services, etc. However, the primary and dominant objective of BIS is to formulate Indian standards for product certification.

Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS)

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, formerly known as DeitY (Department of Electronics and Information Technology) had introduced a scheme CRS (compulsory registration scheme) in 2012 for electronics and IT products. The scheme then covered first 15 electronics and IT products under the phase I. At present, there are more than 70 products notified under the scheme. The product notified under the scheme has to go through mandatory in country testing as per applicable Indian standards followed by smart registration process till the BIS allot the unique registration number.

Who can apply?

Applicant in CRS-BIS scheme is the manufacturers located inside and outside the country and engage in the manufacturing of end products notified in BIS will apply for BIS registration which conform to Indian Standards. As per the order, no person shall manufacturer, import, store, sell or distribute the goods which do not conform to Indian standards specified in the order, but can only bear BIS standard mark with issued registration number post registration of particular model/product.

Below is the complete list of notified product categories till date.

Products covered underImplementation date
Phase I03rd July 2013
Phase II13th Sept 2015
Phase III23rd May 2018
Phase IV01st Apr 2021
Phase V01st Oct 2021
Ministry of New and renewable energy31st Mar 2019
Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprise11th Nov 2022
Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizer12th Dec 2021 for Ortho Phosphoric acid 24th Jun 22 for Polyphosphoric acid
Types Of BIS Approvals
Our BIS Services For You
AIR (Authorized Indian Representative)

Overseas manufacturers are required to have a local representative in India and to tackle the disputed or concerns arise at the of BIS submission. AIR has to be available at the time of any queries to answer on the behalf of foreign manufacturers.

The following entities can be appointed:

  • Local/branch/liaison office of foreign manufacturer in India
  • Local/branch/liaison office of brand owner in India
  • Local importer/distributer having marketing tie up with factory or brand

C-PRAV has vast experience both on the technical qualification and experience in handling BIS projects. Our professional team will assist you with following parameters:

  • Entire documentation related to the Registration process.
  • Support as an Authorized Indian (Local) Representative for the Foreign Manufacturing Unit
  • Support and co-ordinate for the Registration of the Manufacturer with BIS
  • Testing of the Product from the BIS Accredited Lab as per the required Standard.
  • Liaise with Lab for all technical issues and ensuring completion of tests on time and accurately (team has sound technical knowledge of standards and testing)
  • Liaison with BIS for the submission of application and other documents.
  • Sending pre-registration request and co-ordinate for the necessary documentation.
  • Online submission of application.
  • Visits to BIS office, Agreement/Documents signing, Affidavit.
  • Co-ordinate/draft clarification reply to BIS to address queries raised by BIS, from time to time.
  • Support any additional miscellaneous/incidental works like customs clearance of samples, etc throughout the approval process.
Contact Us

No.6, Santhrupthi, 1st Cross, CSI Compound, Mission Road, Bangalore-560027 ,Karnataka, India.

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