BIS is an abbreviation for the Bureau of Indian Standards, which is a National Standard Body of India established by the BIS Act of 2016.
It was established to promote the consistent development of standardization, marking, and quality certification of goods, as well as incidental or related matters.
Through standardization, Certification, and testing, BIS provides traceable and tangible benefits to the national economy by providing safe and reliable quality goods,
reducing health hazards to consumers, promoting import and export substitutes, controlling the proliferation of varieties, and so on.
The Bureau of Indian Standards issued an official gazette notification requiring compulsory registration for the aforementioned product category under Scheme II. Any manufacturer anywhere in the world, including India, who wishes to manufacture inverters or UPS must register with the BIS compulsory registration scheme. No manufacturer can sell or trade its equipment in India without a valid BIS license.
Role of BIS Registration
Documents Required for Bureau of India Standards (BIS) Registration and Certificate
The document set of BIS CRS registration requires testing documents, brand documents, factory documents, authorization documents, and all India representative documents.
Also, the test report generated by the BIS recognized test LAB will also be required to be submitted along with the grant application.
All the documents must be prepared in the prescribed format published by the Bureau of Indian Standard and signed stamped by respective signatories.
Below mentioned is the list of all the major documents required for applying fresh application with the bureau.
Procedure of BIS Registration
The BIS CRS registration scheme is majorly categorized in 6 steps. The process starts from the nomination of AIR if the foreign manufacturer does not have its liaison office in India. In that case, the AIR can be the Importer, Trader, or Indian subsidiary of the manufacturer. However, in the case of domestic manufacturers, the manufacturer itself can act as an AIR.
Once the AIR is nominated for the manufacturer, the manufacturer needs to register himself with the department. This process is also known as ‘know the manufacturing processes. Post portal approval the testing and application submission is to be done for the certification process. The submitted application is scrutinized by the department officials to rectify any errors. In case of no errors, BIS grants the final license to the applicant along with the eight-digit R number.
The entire process of BIS registration takes 4-5 weeks in which testing, documentation, and department scrutiny is involved. The below-mentioned figure depicts a brief lifecycle of the BIS application.
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