Type Approval for Benin

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Type approval procedures in Benin are regulated by the Autorité Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste, or ARCEP for short.
The conformity requirements are basically identical to those of the European Union. (Declaration of conformity according to EU directive 2014/53/EU).
IB-Lenhardt AG is supported by a local partner, who directly cooperates with the authority in Porto Novo, whereby certificates can be acquired within a short processing time.

The homologation process in Benin does not require local laboratory testing or contact with local representatives.
However, a product sample can be requested from the authority for viewing.
Certificates have a limited validity period, currently five years.
Approved products are subject to mandatory labeling.

If you have any questions regarding the conformity requirements in Africa, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our competent and trained team will be glad to assist you with product certification.

Certificate

Certificate example file for Benin
Certificate example Benin
Necessity
Mandatory
Validity Period of Certification
60 Months
Average lead time for radio type approval
11 Weeks
Preview
Certificate example (pdf, 706.84K)

Label

1 Example label for Benin

Regulatory News for Benin

  • 2021-11-11
    Reminder: type approval is mandatoryOn 20 October 2021, L'Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste (ARCEP) issued a communiqué on the approval of telecommunications equipment in Benin, reminding that all telecommunications equipment imported into Benin must be... »read more
  • 2019-01-10
    New online portalAs of 2019-01-02, all inquiries have to be sent to the ARCEP (Autorité de Régulation des Communications et des Postes) through the latter's new e-services platform. The type approval procedure remains unchanged and local representatives are still... »read more
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Country Information

General Information about Benin

Benin
Country calling Code
+229
Capital
Porto-Novo
Continent
Africa
Currency
CFA Franc BCEAO
Country Code ISO 3166-2
BJ
Country Code ISO 3166-3
BEN
Alternate Country Names
Republic of Benin, République du Bénin, Benin, Bénin, Benín, Бенин, ベナン, 베냉

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Contact

Your personal type approval specialists and authorities for Benin

  • P. Müller

    eMail

    Type Approval Specialist for Benin

  • L'Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste (ARCEP)

    http://www.gouv.bj

    Competent authority for Benin

Product Scope for Benin

Automotive

Radar 24 GHz, 64 GHz, 77 GHz, 79 GHz, UWB

Radio key 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Keyless Go 125 kHz, 13,56 MHz

Tire pressure sensors 125 kHz, 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Entertainment 2,4 GHz

Industry

Radar 64 GHz, Tank Level, Position radar

Wireless-M-Bus 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Wireless-CAN-Bus 2.4 GHz

RFID + NFC 125 kHz, 13.56 MHz, 868 MHz

UWB Devices 24 GHz, 60 GHz, 79 GHz

Consumer

WirelessHD 60 GHz

WLAN 2.4GHz, 3 GHz, 5 GHz, 10 GHz

Bluetooth 2.4 GHz

Zigbee 868 MHz, 2.4 GHz

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Type Approval for Benin

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