Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) of Kuwait released a new regulation on type approval of telecommunications equipment on September 13, 2021.
According to this regulation, telecommunications equipment can be imported and put on the market of Kuwait when it meets the following conditions:
Please, note that if your device meets the requirements of the EU legislation and has the relevant conformity documents as well as the CE mark, it may be enough for the type approval procedure in Kuwait. However, CITRA notifies that the authority in any case has the right to:
The validity of type approval certificate is still at the authority's discretion however it should not exceed three years.
The certificate can be renewed. In this case, the original approval number is kept.
Be aware, it is necessary to apply for renewal within maximum 3 months before its expiry to 20 working days after the expiry date of the type approval certificate. Otherwise, the certificate will be completely terminated.
The full text of the regulation itself you can here.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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