In 2015, Colombian Government through The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MINMINAS) issued Resolution № 41012. The document establishes Technical Regulations for Energy Labelling — RETIQ.
On September 28, 2018, the MINMINAS issued the Resolution № 40993 modifying requirements for the labelling. The updated law prescribes adjustments in the Energy Efficiency Label and clarifies some requirements related to air conditioning units and gas cooking appliances. It provided updates to the list of testing standards and requirements on methods for product testing.
From April 1, 2019 the Resolution reinstates the mandatory labelling requirements
During the process of nationalization, label or its sample must be available (either its physical copy or electronic format). Label information should be written in Spanish. Additional languages are allowed on packaging.
Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) acts as a regulatory body. It is attached to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and responsible for monitoring the compliance of RETIQ. The organization is involved in issuing registration or import licenses for importers of the products considered in the scope of RETIQ.
Prior to import to Colombia the importers:
The official document is available here.