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Products to be imported to the Russian market should comply with requirements of the Eurasian Economic Union Technical Regulation (EAEU). Russian national regulation includes requirements that are not covered by EAEU Technical Regulations.

FAC Declaration / Certification

Communication facilities used in the public communication network are subjected to FAC Certification or FAC Declaration. Communication facilities used in the special communication network are subjected to mandatory certification in terms of their connection to the public communications network. Examples of communication facilities subjected to FAC certification and FAC Declaration:

Examples of telecommunication facilities that are subjected to FAC declaration
  • Mobile phones

  • Antennas

  • Mobile cellular telecommunication systems (GSM, 2G, 3G, LTE…)

  • Wireless broadband access equipment (WI-FI, Bluetooth : mobile phone, laptop, notebook, keyboard, mouse, etc.) – all products that contains WI-FI, Bluetooth

  • Subscriber radio stations

  • Wired and cordless telephones

  • Fax machines and fax modems

  • Short distance radio communication devices (SRD, NFC, RFID, etc)

  • Etc

Examples of telecommunication facilities that are subjected to FAC certification
  • Telecommunication facilities that perform functions of data transmission systems, of digital backhaul systems, of service switching and control systems (switching and routing equipment)

  • Communication facilities that perform functions of control and monitoring systems (Equipment for automated control and monitoring systems for telecommunication networks)

  • Radio electronic facilities (Earth stations for satellite communications and broadcasting, equipment for radio relay communication; base stations and relay stations for mobile radio communication systems, Equipment for television broadcasting and radio broadcasting, base stations and repeaters of radio access network, etc.)

  • Modems, access point

The main tips of Russian certification/declaration procedure of telecommunication facilities:

  • Manufacturer (including foreign) should be Applicant for Certification.
  • FAC Certificate is valid for 1 or 3 years.
  • FAC Certificate can include families of products.
  • Local representative must be Applicant for FAC Declaration.
  • The validity period of FAC Declaration is set by the applicant.
  • FAC Declaration can include only one model of the product.
FSS notification

Most telecommunication facilities used in the modern world that have functions of data protection, exchanging of confidential information, encryption functions , use wireless communication standards (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GSM, etc.) require FSS notification.

Examples of telecommunication facilities with encryption (cryptography) functions needed to FSS notification

  • Printers, copiers and facsimile machines

  • Mobile phones

  • Laptop

  • Switch

  • Base stations

  • Equipment for radio broadcasting or television

  • Radio navigation receivers, remote control equipment

Exceptions can be simple products such as wired keyboards, monitors without encryption and data protection functions. The list of products (12 categories of encryption telecommunication facilities) subjected to the FSS Notification is given in the Decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 30 as of April 21, 2015. In-country testing is not required for FSS notification. Russian Local representative should obtain an FSS notification. Foreign Manufacturer should sign a legalization Power of Attorney (Apostille). It’s applicable to all EAEU countries.

We will provide you with additional information under your request (FSS conclusion, FSS license, RFC (Radio Frequency Conclusion)

GOST-R Certification / Declaration

GOST-R Certification / Declaration is still required for several types of products that are not covered by the EAEU Technical Regulation. Examples of such products are lithium-ion batteries, high voltage equipment.

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