Starting in 2016, IC has officially changed its name to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and is responsible for the certification of electronic and electrical products entering the Canadian market. Although the original IC number was renamed to ISED Number, its representation on the label remains unchanged. It remains IC: XXXXX-YYYYY and the ISED certification period is valid as long as the standard instructions are not changed.
On July 4, 2023, ISED issued Notice No. 2023. SMSE-006-23—Decision of the Certification and Engineering Directorate on Telecommunications and Radio Equipment Service Fees, which sets out the decision of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to revise the fee framework related to the certification of radio equipment and the registration of telecommunications equipment.
According to the official text above, the key contents are as follows:
Note: The above fees are all officially charged by Canada.
RSS Series:Transmitting and receiving equipment
◆ Cell phone signal amplifier
◆ Cordless phone
◆ High frequency transmitter
◆ Land mobile radio equipment
◆ Smart home products
◆ Smart wireless charger
◆ Tablet PC
◆ Wearable devices (such as smart watches)
◆ Wi-Fi signal amplifier
◆ Wi-Fi routers and other local area network (LAN) devices
◆ Wireless microphone
◆ Wireless router
◆ Electronic transformer or electronic ballast
◆ LED lighting equipment
◆ Any device that generates and uses timing signals or pulses with a frequency of at least 9kHz
◆ Automatic answering equipment
◆ Cable telephone
◆ Modem (e.g. DSL)
◆ Audio recorder
That’s it for the above sharing about Canada’s ISED certification fee update.
Paying attention to major policy updates is an important prerequisite for every merchant to ensure the successful export of products. For details, please pay attention to official follow-up announcements in real time.
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