Type Approval for Ecuador

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Type Approvals in Ecuador are regulated by ARCOTEL, the Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones. The authority acts in congruence with Resolución 2018-0661, which determines the procedure for homologation in Ecuador. The conformity assessment system is based on both European (EU) and American (FCC) standards which contributes to smooth market access. IB-Lenhardt AG is assisted by a local partner who works directly with ARCOTEL in Quito, so that certificates of conformity can be obtained reliably and as quickly as possible.

Conformity assessment in Ecuador does not require local laboratory testing of the product. The certificates have an unlimited validity period which minimizes efforts of the manufacturer to acquire a certificate of conformity. Besides, there are no additional requirements for product marking, or labeling. If there are any issues regarding conformity regulations in South America, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our competent and experienced team will be happy to assist you with product certification and applicable standards.

Certificate

Certificate example file for Ecuador
Certificate example Ecuador
Necessity
Mandatory
Validity Period of Certification
∞ Months
Average lead time for radio type approval
12 Weeks
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Certificate example (pdf, 569.19K)

Regulatory News for Ecuador

  • 2021-09-02
    Ecuador amends list of recognized organization for type approvalThe authority ARCOTEL of Ecuador updated recently their list of organizations from which certificates are accepted for Type Approval. This makes it possible to leverage other approvals than FCC or EU in order to obtain Type Approval in Ecuador. The current list of entities... »read more
  • 2020-01-28
    New regulation survey - cell broadcast (CB)ARCOTEL will issue a new regulation within this year regarding the certification of devices connected to cellular networks.  Once the regulation is in force the manufacturer must guarantee that the device can support Cell Broadcast in order to receive emergency... »read more
  • 2019-10-15
    Curfews after violent protestsEcuador’s government declared on 3rd of  October 2019 a state of emergency, which was limited to 30 days to restore public order and prevent protests with the military. In certain areas and in the city of Quito curfews are arranged, which are not only at night, but... »read more
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Country Information

General Information about Ecuador

Ecuador
Country calling Code
+593
Capital
Quito
Continent
South America
Currency
US dollar
Country Code ISO 3166-2
EC
Country Code ISO 3166-3
ECU
Alternate Country Names
Republic of Ecuador, República del Ecuador, Ecuador, Équateur, Ekvador, Эквадор, エクアドル, 에콰도르

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Contact

Your personal type approval specialists and authorities for Ecuador

  • J. Groß

    eMail

    Type Approval Specialist for Ecuador

  • C. Marx

    eMail

    Type Approval Specialist for Ecuador

  • Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (ARCOTEL)

    http://www.arcotel.gob.ec

    Competent authority for Ecuador

Product Scope for Ecuador

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 Ecuador

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