Radio Type Approval, Homologation, Certification Services - Global Market Access Solutions
We can offer you reliably all services concerning Type Approval in Rwanda (Kigali). Our distinguished contact with the authority in Rwanda (Kigali), our good relationship to Director of ICT Infrastructure Development of RURA / Gence Rwandaise de Régulation des Services d'Utilité Publique / Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) 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 Rwanda 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 Rwanda we can offer you a short termed tentative offer based upon a submitted Datasheet of the device: email@example.com
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General information about Rwanda
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Kinyarwanda, French, and English (all official)
Authority / Regulatory Body
Director of ICT Infrastructure Development of RURA / Gence Rwandaise de Régulation des Services d'Utilité Publique / Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)
Validity Period of Certification
Local Representative Required?
In-Country Testing Required?
Average lead time for radio type approval
News for Rwanda
RURA updates SRD guidelines
On 15. November 2019, Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority issued an update for "Guidelines 008/G/R/SM-ICT/RURA/2019" on the use of Short range devices.
This guideline defines technical parameters and operational requirements. Annex 2 consists of the updated National Frequency table including the regulatory requirements, available frequency bands and output power limits.
After a transitional period (Article 16) of 3 months, these regulations came into force on 2020-02-15.
RURA (Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority) has resumed its type approval after suspending last month. Two new requirements have been added to the procedure:
One sample must be provided,
A certifcate from another authority from ITU region 1 must be presented.
Type Approval Changes Expected
According to still unofficial information, Rwandan authority RURA will implement new type approval regulations within the next few months. Increased Type Approval fees and new samples regime for the following devices are expected:
The Type C electrical plug (or Europlug) is a two-wire plug that has two round pins. It fits into any socket that accepts 4.0 – 4.8 mm round contacts on 19 mm centres. They are being replaced by E, F, J, K or N sockets which work perfectly with Type C plugs. Type C plugs are generally limited for use in appliances that require 2.5 amps or less.
The Type J plug has two round pins as well as a grounding pin. Although the Type J plug looks a lot like the Brazilian Type N plug it is incompatible with the Type N socket as the earth pin is further away from the centre line than on Type N. However, Type C plugs are perfectly compatible with Type J sockets. Type J plugs are rated 10 amps.