Radio Type Approval, Homologation, Certification Services - Global Market Access Solutions
We can offer you reliably all services concerning Type Approval in Namibia (Windhoek). Our distinguished contact with the authority in Namibia (Windhoek), our good relationship to Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) / CRAN as well as the qualification in the homologation of consumer and automotive RF-products and Short Range Devices (SRD) in ISM-Frequency band will create your market access in Namibia trouble-free and cost-effective.
We will assist you to put your product successfully on the market by offering the following services:
Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, etc.
Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, etc.
Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of IB-Lenhardt AG local team and/or partner
Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
User manual translation service when needed
For Namibia we can offer you a short termed tentative offer based upon a submitted Datasheet of the device: firstname.lastname@example.org
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General information about Namibia
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Average lead time for radio type approval
News for Namibia
Addition to Namibia new as of 2019-09-17
CRAN - Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia has expanded the list for SRD devices which are subject to mandatory homologation.
Please contact IB-Lenhardt in order to be on the safe side. We will inform you, if your device has to be type approved in Namibia based on the new requirements.
New TA Regulation
CRAN - Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia has published an Amendment of Regulations in Respect of Type Approval and Technical Standards for Telecommunications Equipment which became effective on 11th September 2019.
Some equipment exempted from Type Approval
On 2018-05-08 a notice was published by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia -CRAN- in the Government Gazette Number 6588, establishing a list of Telecommunications equipments newly exempted from type approval.
The notice reminds that "from a technical and legal perspective, only communications or networking equipment which interfaces with public network services or wide area network services require type approval", and includes the list of the equipment not subject to type approval anymore.
New Type Approval Requirements
Namibia's CRAN published new rules for Type Approval:
applicable to foreign manufacturers as well
RTTE test reports are required
no sample needed but can still be requested
Validity is 3 years
These come into force on 2015-08-03 and apply to existing devices as well.
The Type D electrical plug has three large round pins in a triangular pattern. Type M plugs are often used alongside Type D plugs for larger appliances and as a result, some sockets work with both Type D and Type M plugs. Type D plugs are rated 5 amps.
The Type M plug has three round pins in a triangular pattern and looks similar to the Indian Type D plug, but its pins are much larger. Type M plugs are sometimes used for bigger appliances in countries that make use of Type D plugs, as well as in Israel (Type H). Therefore, sockets in these countries sometimes work with Type M plugs.