Type Approval for Republic of the Congo

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Type approval procedures in Congo Republic are regulated by the "Agence de Régulation des Postes et des Communications Élecroniques", or ARPCE.
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 Brazzaville, whereby certificates can be acquired within a short processing time.

The homologation process in Congo Republic does not require local laboratory testing or contact with local representatives.
However, product samples are requested for inspection by the authority.
Certificates have a limited validity period, currently three years.
Approved products are not 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 Republic of the Congo
Certificate example Republic of the Congo
Necessity
Mandatory
Validity Period of Certification
36 Months
Average lead time for radio type approval
2 Weeks
Preview
Certificate example (pdf, 476.59K)

Regulatory News for Republic of the Congo

  • 2019-02-28
    Press release from ARPCEWe would like to inform you that the Regulator of the Republic of Congo has decided that the Communications terminal equipment electronics will not return to Congo without having been approved by the validation of the ARPCE. "As part of the application of the regulations... »read more
  • 2015-01-05
    Samples Now Required for Type ApprovalFrom 2015-01-01 on, Congo's Agence de Régulation des Postes et des Communications Electroniques (ARPCE) requires one sample for each Type Approval application. A waiver might be requested in case there is size constraint/restriction in transporting the... »read more
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Country Information

General Information about Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo
Country calling Code
+242
Capital
Brazzaville
Continent
Africa
Currency
Central African CFA franc
Country Code ISO 3166-2
CG
Country Code ISO 3166-3
COG
Alternate Country Names
Congo-Brazzaville, Kongo, Congo, Республика Конго, コンゴ共和国, Kongo-Brazzaville, 콩고

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Contact

Your personal type approval specialists and authorities for Republic of the Congo

  • P. Müller

    eMail

    Type Approval Specialist for Republic of the Congo

  • R. Katta

    eMail

    Type Approval Specialist for Republic of the Congo

  • Agence de Régulation des Postes et des Communications Électroniques (ARPCE)

    http://www.arpce.cg

    Competent authority for Republic of the Congo

Product Scope for Republic of the Congo

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 Republic of the Congo

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