ISI Mark by Bureau of Indian Standards

ISI / BIS Certification


Introduction

The ISI mark is by far the most recognized product quality certification mark in the Indian subcontinent. The ISI mark is issued by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). There are 341 mandatory products which need ISI certification before being sold in India.

How to get ISI Certification in India?

The manufacturer(s) have to complete the testing and documentation required by BIS in order to certify the product with ISI mark. Factory will also require to get physically audited by the BIS officer. Ornate Quality Services is an experienced service provider for ISI certification for Indian as well as foreign manufacturers. We help to manage all the required process to obtain the ISI Certification for products mentioned in the mandatory list or other optional products for which Indian Standard is available. For more details, please check the Important Information given below.

Important Information about ISI Certification


Procedure of ISI Mark Certification for Foreign Manufacturer

Stage 1. Confirmation of Product Quality as per concerned IS Standard

  • Identification of ISI Standard Code
  • Collection of Testing Sample from Applicant
  • Testing of Sample at our lab
  • Issuing the guideline about Non-Conformity, if any
  • Issue of Test Report for your reference
  • Stage 2: Filing of the Application Form to the BIS Office

  • Arrange the Internal Test Report of product as per test report given by us for your reference
  • Compiling all required documents
  • The application fees should be remitted directly to BIS in USD*
  • Filling-up the Form-V
  • Submission of Application Form with all enclosures
  • Stage 3: Remittance of Audit Fees & Travelling Expenses for Inspection

  • Pay the audit fees for inspection
  • Get the confirmation about BIS Inspection Team
  • Organize the VISA, Ticket, Lodging & Boarding for visiting team
  • Inspection team will visit to Factory for Physical Verification
  • Team will verify the Factory Set-up & Quality Control Process
  • Team will pick the random sample to be tested in BIS Approved Lab
  • Stage 4: Organize the Lab Test Report (LTR)

  • Select the BIS recognized lab as per guideline of BIS Office
  • Provide the sample (picked-up by team) of product to get tested
  • Get the test result
  • Stage 5: Closure of Non-Conformity (if any) and Remit the Official Fees

  • Rectify the process of Factory Unit, if inspection team points out
  • Submit the proof of rectification done by unit to close non-conformity
  • Pay the annual marking fees (annual license fees) to BIS
  • Submit the Bank Guarantee to BIS
  • Stage 6: Get the ISI Mark Registration Certificate

    *Please note that the payment should be remitted in BIS Account in the mode of USD only

    References:

    1) Scheme-I of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018 – Product certification scheme for use of isi mark

  • Guideline for Grant of Licence*
  • Additional Guidelines for Scheme – I*
  • Guideline for Suspension and Revocation of Suspension of Licence
  • Guideline for Change in Scope of Licence
  • Guideline for Renewal of Licence
  • Guideline for Retesting of samples
  • Guideline for Operation of Licence
  • *Note: Clause 4 (d) of the guidelines for grant of licence is kept under abeyance till a provision in IT software has been made

    2) ECO Mark Scheme:


    Besides the normal product certification scheme, BIS also grants licences to environment friendly products under a special scheme and awards the ECO MARK to such products. These products should conform to additional requirements specified in the Indian Standards to qualify. The procedure for grant of licence is same as that of Domestic Manufacturers. More..   Contact us