In order to ensure the safety of goods entering their own countries, countries will require importers and exporters to entrust third-party inspection and certification agencies to inspect the goods before shipment. If the relevant inspection certificates are not provided as required, the goods will face fines at the destination port. Different target markets and different product categories require different certifications and standards. Hongde provides one-stop testing and certification solutions to make your products sell well all over the world!
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The CE" mark is a safety certification mark and is regarded as a passport for manufacturers to open and enter the European market.
In the EU market, the "CE" mark is a compulsory certification mark. Whether it is a product produced by an enterprise within the EU or a product produced in other countries, if it is to be freely circulated in the EU market, the "CE" mark must be affixed to indicate that the product conforms to the Basic requirements of the EU Directive on New Approaches to Technical Harmonization and Standardization.
CE certification can be obtained within 1-3 months after product information is prepared
COC (Certificate of Conformity) product conformity certificate. In order to ensure the quality of imported products, prevent unsafe and inferior products from entering the country and endanger national health and safety, and take into account the protection of the environment, some countries require exporters/importers to entrust third-party inspection and certification agencies to test and inspect products before shipment. Goods, the product conformity certificate (ie COC certificate) is issued to the products that meet the standards of the importing country, and the goods can be successfully cleared in the importing country, otherwise they will not be imported. If the COC certificate is not provided as required, the goods will face high fines at the port of destination.
Which countries need COC certification for export?
Many countries in the world have implemented and formulated mandatory regulations for imported goods. The certificates issued are slightly different in name, but in fact, they are similar. They can be understood as COC certificates. For example, Nigeria (called SONCAP Certificate, or SC), Kenya (COC), Tanzania (COC), Botswana (COC), Egypt (called Certificate of Inspection), Côte d'Ivoire (COC), Ghana (COC), Ethiopia (COC), Saudi Arabia Arab (COC), Algeria (COC), Kuwait (TER; TIR), Uganda (COC), Russia (GOST-R), Qatar (COC), Bangladesh (COC), Iran (COC) and more.
One thing to note here is that not all products need to do this product conformity certificate, depending on which country is exported and whether the country requires COC certificate for customs clearance of the product.
SABER certification refers to a conformity certification assessment program for non-Saudi local companies (ie, companies exporting to Saudi Arabia). It is an upgraded version based on the original SASO certification and a new certification and accreditation program that replaces the "SASO certification".
Note: From January 15, 2020, "SABER certification" will completely replace the old "SASO certification", and all products must be certified by SABER to clear customs smoothly. According to SABER certification requirements, products will adopt different compliance inspection procedures according to high, medium and low risk categories. agency implementation.
In the SABER certification process, the product must first apply for the PC certificate, and apply for the SC certificate for each batch of products when shipping. Mainly divided into two stages, the first stage of PC certificate (Product Certification) application, the importer registers the SABER system account, enters the application information into the SABER system, the importer selects a certification agency in the SABER system, and the certification agency receives the application. Contact the exporter to provide certification documents, and the issuing agency submits the approved documents to the SABER system, and issues a PC certificate. The certificate is valid for one year. The second stage of SC certificate (Shipment Certification) application, the importer submits the SC application through the SABER system; after the issuing agency confirms the validity of the PC certificate, the importer pays the SC certification fee and issues the SC certificate. The certificate is only for this batch of imported goods. .
For customs clearance requirements of various countries, please consult Hongde Consultant for details: 18028565280