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NCC Certification

NCC

DEKRA CTC was authorized and approved by NCC (National Communications Commission) as RCB (Recognized Certification Body) since December 2006, to certify product in respect of Low Power Radio Frequency Devices and Telecommunication Terminal Equipments. DEKRA CTC devotes to serve our customers with professional services, while position itself as an impartial certification body.

Service Items

  • Controlled Telecommunications Radio-Frequency Devices
  • Telecommunications Terminal Equipment
  • Product certification techniques research, standards consultancy and training

What Applicants Need to Know

Terms of the rights and the obligations for the applicant:

The applicant shall comply with the following provisions. The applicant is responsible for liability in case of any violation.

1. Regarding the applications for approval of CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency modules (components), TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module, in case the of an incomplete or missing document or required item, the certification body shall inform the applicant to undertake corrective action within one month; failure to do so within the prescribed period shall result in the rejection of the application.

For applications that have failed approval as mentioned in the preceding paragraph, the certification body shall draw a list of failed items and inform the applicant to undertake corrective action within two months and apply for a secondary review to the original certification body; failure to apply for secondary review within the prescribed period or failure of the secondary review shall result in rejection of the application.

2. In the case where the application is rejected by the certification body according to these Regulations Governing Compliance Approval for Controlled Telecommunications Radio-Frequency Devices or Regulations Governing Compliance Approval for Telecommunications Terminal Equipment, the fee paid by the applicant as mentioned in the preceding article shall not be returned.

3. Those that have been issued a type approval certificate, DoC certificate or simplified DoC certificate shall keep the approved CTRFD or non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component), external power supply, accessories, external antenna, test fixture that complies with the examination or test report and the test software of the same version as in the examination or test report properly for five (5) years after the device is no longer produced or imported. For the external power supply, accessory and external antenna of the CTRFD or non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) that is not used in the normal use mode or the test fixture or program that is not used in testing, it is not necessary to keep such an external power supply, accessories, external antenna, test fixture or software.

4. Those that have been issued a type approval certificate, DoC certificate or simplified DoC certificate shall keep the approved TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module, external power supply, accessories, external antenna, test fixture that complies with the examination or test report and the test software of the same version as in the examination or test report properly for three (3) years after the equipment is no longer produced or imported. For the external power supply, accessory and external antenna of the TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module that is not used in the normal use mode or the test fixture or program that is not used in testing, it is not necessary to keep such external power supply, accessories, external antenna, test fixture or software.

5. Regarding a CTRFD ,non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module issued with an approval certificate, an application for new approval shall be submitted when the relevant technical specifications are amended and such an application is required; the original approval label or DoC label may be used.

6. A CTRFD or TTE that has been issued compliance approval certificate and for which the use of compliance approval label or DoC label is licensed shall not be sold until the following process has been followed:

(1). The compliance approval label or DoC label and model number are indicated on the body where it is clearly visible, and the logo of the competent authority on the packaging. For final products, the compliance approval label of non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) and the model number of final product shall be indicated on the body where it is highly visible, and the mark of the competent authority on the package box. For final products, the compliance approval label of non-plug-and-play restricted communications module and the model number of final product shall be indicated on the body where it is highly visible, and the mark of the competent authority on the package box.

(2). Warning(s) in traditional Chinese shall be indicated at the location specified by the competent authority in the applicable technical specifications.

For difficulty of indicating labels, model number or warnings in traditional Chinese mentioned in the preceding paragraph, the indication shall be done as approved by the competent authority, provided that the approval of the competent authority has been obtained.

7. Regarding a lost or damaged certificate or change of information in the certificate, an application for renewal / replacement may be submitted to the original certification body for application of renewal / replacement.

8. A certification body may perform an inspection on a CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module for which the compliance approval certificate has been issued.

The competent authority may instruct a certification body to perform an inspection of a specific CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module.

Regarding the sampling inspection mentioned in the two preceding paragraphs, the competent authority may specify the item(s) of inspection.

When a certification body is performing an inspection on a CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module, the sample shall be purchased from the market and proof of purchase may be provided to those that have been issued the approval certificate for reimbursement of the purchase cost. Those that have been issued the certificate shall not refuse such as reimbursement request. In the case where it is impossible to acquire a sample from market, those that have been issued the certificate may be requested to provide the required sample(s) at his own cost.

9. In case that the CTRFD, non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE ,non-plug-and-play restricted communications module external power supply, accessory, external antenna, data or electronic file submitted by those that have been issued the approval certificate for the application for approval was falsified or deliberately misleading, the approval certificate of the competent authority or original certification body shall be revoked.

10. Regarding an approval certificate which has been withdrawn or revoked, those that have been issued the certificate shall not apply for a new approval for the same CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module to a certification body within three months starting from the day of withdrawal or revocation; the competent authority may announce those that have been issued the approval certificate and the reason(s) of withdrawal or revocation.

On the withdrawal or revocation of approval certificate, those that have been issued the certificate and those that have been licensed for the use of compliance approval label of DoC label shall recover the CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module that have been sold by the deadline specified by the competent authority, shall be responsible for compensation for damage to the interests of others, if any.

For failure of recovery as specified in the preceding paragraph or inappropriate recovery, those that have been issued the approval certificate shall be forbidden from submitting an application for the approval of the same CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module to a certification body for six (6) months starting from the day of receiving a notice from the competent authority.

For the withdrawal or revocation of a compliance approval certificate, the examination or test report submitted for the application shall cease to be effective on the day of withdrawal or revocation.

11. The competent authority may disclose the make, model number, approval certificate, appearance photographs, examination or test report without the photographs of the interiors and circuit board, and other review information of the CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module for which the approval certificate has been issued. For a full final product that is assembled with a full RF module (component) for which an approval certificate has been issued, the competent authority may disclose the make and model number of the full final product and its photographs.

In the case where those that have been issued an approval certificate has the need of confidentiality for the appearance photographs or other information mentioned in the preceding paragraph, an application for confidentiality may be submitted with the original certification body. However, the application shall be rejected if it is confirmed by the competent authority or original certification body that the said CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module has been on display or sold publicly domestically or in other nations.

For those who applied for confidentiality, In the case where it is confirmed by the competent authority or original certification body that the said CTRFD , non-plug-and-play radio-frequency module (component) ,TTE or non-plug-and-play restricted communications module has been on display or sold publicly domestically or in other nations, or that the confidentiality period has expired without request for extension, the original certification body may disclose relevant information at a website specified by the competent authority.

The confidentiality period mentioned Paragraph 2 is valid for a year at maximum starting from the day that the confidentiality is approved by the certification body. An application for extension of confidentiality period, if necessary, may be submitted within seven (7) days starting from fourteen days prior to the expiration; the extension shall be a year at maximum and no more than two (2) extensions shall be granted.

12. Any doubt/problem found in the process of certification for compliance, the applicant shall be ready to provide necessary evidence to prove the compliance. If the sample is required to provide, the applicant should send it as soon as possible.

13. The applicant always fulfills the certification requirements (for example, remit the certification fee, provide information of engineering change on the certificated product, inform the way to access the certificated product for market surveillance activity), including implementing the appropriate changes when they are communicated by the RCB (Dekra).

14. If the certification applies to ongoing production, the certified product continues to fulfill the product requirements (eg. Regulations, standards, and technical specifications.).

15. When the RCB (Dekra) requests due to product certification needs, the applicant shall make all necessary arrangements for:

(1). the conduct of the evaluation (selection of conformity assessments activities and combinations of decision function) and surveillance (if required), including provision for examining documentation and records, and access to the relevant equipment, location(s), area(s), personnel, and applicant's subcontractors;

(2). investigation of compliants;

(3). The participation of observers, if applicable.

16. The applicant makes claims regarding certification consistent with the scope of certification (eg. the product(s), process(es) or service(s) for which the certification is granted; the applicable certification scheme, and; the standard(s) and other normative document(s), including their date of publication, to which it is judged that the product(s), process(es) or service(s) comply).

17. The applicant does not use its product certification in such a manner as to bring the RCB (Dekra) into disrepute and does not make any statement regarding its product certification that the RCB (Dekra) may consider misleading or unauthorized.

18. Upon suspension, withdrawal, or termination of certification, the applican discontinues its use of all advertising matter that contains any reference thereto and takes action as required by the certification scheme (e.g. the return of certification documents) and takes any other required measure.

19. If the applicant provides copies of the certification documents to others, the documents shall be reproduced in their entirety or as specified in the certification scheme.

20. In making reference to its product certification in communication media such as documents, brochures or advertising, the applicant complies with the requirements of the RCB ((Dekra) or as specified by the certification scheme.

21. The applicant complies with any requirements that may be prescribed in the certification scheme relating to the use of marks of conformity, and on information related to the product

22. The applicant informs the RCB (Dekra), without delay, of changes that may affect its ability to conform with the certification requirements

Note: Examples of changes can include the following

- the legal, commercial, organizational status or ownership,

- organization and management (e.g. key managerial, decision-making or technical staff),

- modifications to the product or the production method,

- contact address and production sites,

- major changes to the quality management system.

As the above, the applicant has made the commitment to understand and will follow the relevant National Communications Commission provisions for product certification, and apply for product certification by DEKRA Testing and Certification Co., Ltd..

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