Giude to Oman Market Access for Electrical and R&TT Products

October 16, 2018

 

Electrical and R&TT products are subject to Safety and Telecom Approvals in Oman. The following types of requirements can be applicable to get access to the market of the Sultanate of Oman:

 

  • Telecom

  • Requirements of the Gulf Technical Regulation for Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances

 

Requirements for Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment

 

Compliance with the requirements for Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE) is confirmed by the Certificate of Conformity and regulated by the Telecommunications Act—the Royal Decree №30/2002.

 

All the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment needs approval before import.

 

Requirements of the Gulf Technical Regulation

 

The Standardization Organization of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GSO) includes the following members: the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, and the Republic of Yemen.

 

Requirements of the Gulf Technical Regulation for Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances (BD-142004-01) must be confirmed by the G-Mark Certificate.

 

The following product categories fall under the scope of the Technical Regulation from July 1st, 2016:

  1. Domestic electrical fans

  2. Refrigerators, freezers, and other refrigerating or freezing equipment

  3. Centrifugal clothes dryers and clothes washing machines

  4. Food grinders and mixers, fruit or vegetable juice extractors

  5. Toasters

  6. Electro-thermic hair-dressing apparatus and hand dryers

  7. Domestic electric heating apparatus

  8. Microwave ovens

  9. Other ovens, cookers, cooking plates, boiling  rings, grillers, and roasters

  10. Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters

  11. Electric smoothing irons

  12. Plugs, socket outlets, adaptors, cord extension sets, and chargers

  13. Air conditioners

 

G-Mark labeling

 

 

 

where “xxxx” is a four-digit identification number of a notified body

 

Conclusion: Any electrical and R&TT product can be put to the Oman market only if it complies with all the applicable Telecom and Gulf Technical Regulation requirements.

 

 

The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.

 

GMA Consult Group provides a full cycle of international type approval and global market access services for IT, Telecom and industrial electrical products in all countries throughout the world. With proven expertise in worldwide regulations, compliance, certification, and conformity assessment, GMA Consult Group can help your company speed up the access to any market with almost zero efforts from your side.

Need your own guide to the world of certification and approvals? Don't hesitate to contact us via info@gma.trade.

 

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