Foreign manufacturers use FMCS for goods that need “Mandatory Certification“.
The number of products under “Mandatory Certification” has been increased considerably and much more than 121. However, the page of BIS, which gives information is still under maintenance. As per Quality Control Order issued by Ministry of Steel in July 2020, steel category has 113 products under mandatory certification. So overall products are more than 200 under mandatory certification. We can correct this information once.
Latest Quality Control Order for Steel is being attached.
One hundred twenty-one products need BIS “Mandatory Certification“.
Besides, forty-four electronic & IT products also need Mandatory Certification under the “Compulsory Registration Scheme.”
For Electronic and IT products the number of products under “Compulsory Registration Scheme” are 61 as per the latest information.
Click here for a list of all of the products on the BIS website:
You cannot manufacture, store, transport or sell any product from the above list in India without a valid licence from BIS.
A Foreign Manufacturer can get a license to use the Standard Mark on a product that conforms to an Indian Standard.
FMCS is applicable for all products except Electronics & IT Goods notified by the Government of India.
A BIS license is granted for the place of manufacture and testing.