BIS CRS Basics

Includes the following

- Mandatory set of rules/sequences for registration (CRS/CRO), mandatory since September 2013
- 49 products need mandatory certification, notification through 3 stages
- Lighting products added to phase 2 and 3 of CRS
- Required local audit and BIS certification required
- No need for factory assessment
- India Representative (AIR) is required (Brand Owner and Importer)
- The validity of the certificate is 2 years then it needs to be renewed, the next renewal can be up to 5 years
- System related to factory registration, trademark registration
- Each model needs to be registered according to the instructions
- For the same brand and same product, multiple certifications are required if there are different factories or brands for the same model/product.