Indonesia Announces Decree on Recognition of Foreign Testing Laboratories
The Directorate General of Resources Management and Equipment of Posts and Informatics (hereinafter referred to as SDPPI) issued Decree No 124 on July 23, 2020.
According to this Decree the SDPPI allows to recognise test reports of foreign testing laboratories for telecommunication devices, mobile phones, handheld computers, and tablet computers. This recognition is temporary and valid for the period of six months.
Please, note that only test reports from the recognised foreign labs are acceptable. These reports are recognized as supporting documents within the certification procedure for the telecommunication devices.
In the Decree 16 recognized foreign testing labs for telecommunication devices, mobile phones, handheld computers, and tablet computers are indicated. In the Decree, you can also find the list of recognized foreign testing labs for telecommunication devices other than mobile phones, handheld computers, and tablet computers. This list contains 72 laboratories.
Keep in mind that the recognition of overseas test centers can be revoked before the expiration of the validity period in the following cases:
accreditation status as a test center determined by APAC-MRA or ILAC-MRA as well as international agencies or telecommunications regulators of other countries were revoked or no longer valid
based on the results of the evaluation, the Test Result Report (LHU) or the test report issued by the Overseas Test Center does not comply with the technical requirements that are applicable in the territory of the Republic of Indonesia.
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