Certification procedure

Application for the certification

Document Templates and Forms


Voluntary Certification

Certification (Mandatory Certification)

For use product for communication in the networks of the Russian Federation, certificate of conformity or declaration of conformity is required. This requirement is approved by the Law of the Russian Federation УOn CommunicationsФ.

The main difference between certificate and declaration is in the fact that in case of certification, testing, confirmation of communication equipment conformity and issue of the certificate registered by the Federal Communications Agency shall be carried out by a Certification center (in case of declaring a manufacturer shall conduct all tests by an accredited testing centre (laboratory) and on the basis of received results (test reports) shall register the declaration of communication product conformity with the Federal Communications Agency).

For the communication products used in the unified telecommunications network of the Russian Federation, the certificate of conformity is required for:

  • automated telephone systems (ATS) of both mobile and fixed-line telephony;
  • switches, routers, firewalls and trunk data transmission systems;
  • communication products, which perform functions of systems of control and monitoring (NMS);
  • billing systems - (billing);
  • base stations of cellular telecommunications and radio access networks, trunk systems, radio relay stations, television broadcasting equipment, and earth satellite broadcasting stations;
  • law enforcement support system equipment;
  • end equipment, which may lead to the malfunctioning of public communications networks.

The complete list of communication products subject to mandatory certification, is approved by the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 532 dated 25.06.2009.

The certificate of conformity confirms that the products conform to the rules of the equipment application and may be used in the unified telecommunications network of the Russian Federation.

The procedure for mandatory certification is regulated by the Rules of organization and performance of works on mandatory confirmation of communication products conformity (the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 214 dated 13.04.2005).

Procedure of certification:

procedure of certification

The tests conducted by an accredited testing centre (laboratory), on the basis of the results of which the decision on issue of the certificate of conformity shall be made, make the mandatory part of the procedure for confirmation of communication products conformity.

For your information

Only a seller, a manufacturer or a legal entity (individual entrepreneur) registered in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, ensuring conformity of supplied communication products to established requirements, may be an applicant for certification.

In case an applicant acts on behalf of a manufacturer, he must have a power of attorney. You can download a template of the power of attorney in Document Templates and Forms.

The certificate of conformity may be issued according to one of the four schemes for the period from 1 to 3 years (depending on the scheme). At this, in case of drawing-up the certificate for mass-manufactured products, a Certification body shall conduct annual inspections.

Certification schemes


No. 1

No. 2

No. 3

No. 4





Manufacturer or Seller


Serial products

Serial products

Serial products

Different lot

Period of validity

1 year

1 year

3 years

3 years





not required


Factory audit not required.

Document of the manufacturer confirming the fact of manufacture by the manufacturer of the communication product required.

Factory audit not required.

Factory audit required.

Factory audit not required.

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