BIS Registration for LED Lights

BIS Registration for LED Lights

LED Lights are covered under Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) and are mandatory to be tested and registered under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as per their specified Indian Standards.

In an era where energy efficiency and sustainability are paramount concerns, LED lights have emerged as a shining beacon of hope. LED Lights have recolonized the led lighting businesses with their long durability, eco-friendliness and efficiency.

We see there are different types of led lights available with different types of qualities in the market. So, it is necessary to ensure that led lights meet the safety and quality standards set by Bureau of Indian Standards, BIS.

What is BIS Registration?

  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the National Standard Body of India.
  • BIS is responsible for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
  • It develop & publish Indian Standards, Implement Conformity Assessment Schemes, Recognize & run laboratories for Conformity Assessment, Implement Hallmarking, Work for Consumer empowerment, conduct capacity building programs on quality assurance and represent the country in ISO & IEC.
  • A new Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 which was notified on 22nd March 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12th October 2017.
  • The Act establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India.

Why is BIS Registration Important for LED Lights?

1.  Quality Assurance: BIS Registration guarantees that LED lights meet established quality standards. These standards are based on factors such as luminous flux, energy efficiency and safety parameters, ensuring that consumers receive reliable, safe, and high-quality products.

2.  Safety: Safety is a paramount concern when it comes to electrical products like LED lights. If your products are BIS Registered, it means it ensures that these products are safe to use and protecting consumers from electrical hazards.

3.  Energy Efficiency: India is actively promoting energy-efficient technologies to reduce its carbon footprint. LED lights, with their inherent energy-saving qualities, align with this vision. BIS Registration verifies that the LED Light is energy efficient and it contributing in the nation’s energy conservation goals.

4.  Consumer Confidence: A BIS Registration mark on LED lights reassures consumers about the product’s quality and safety. It fosters trust and confidence, making it easier for consumers to make informed purchasing decisions.

5.  Market Access: Many government tenders and procurement policies require BIS Registration for LED lights. If your products are BIS Registered it opens the opportunity for you to sell your product in both the national and international markets.

Benefits of BIS Registration for Manufacturers/Importers

BIS Registration for LED lights is not just a regulatory obligation; it offers several advantages to manufacturers as well:

1.  Market Expansion:  BIS Registration opens the doors to a broader market by making products eligible for government tenders and projects.

2.  Competitive Edge:  Having the BIS mark sets manufacturers apart from competitors, demonstrating their commitment to quality and safety.

3.  Consumer Trust:  The BIS mark instills confidence in consumers, which can lead to increased sales and brand loyalty.

4.  Compliance:  Manufacturers can avoid legal repercussions and penalties associated with selling non-compliant products.

The BIS Registration Process for LED Lights

The process of obtaining BIS Registration for LED lights involves several steps:

  1. Login with valid credentials (Firstly we apply for the portal registration to obtain login credentials from BIS)
  2. Generate Test Request
  3. Get product tested from BIS recognized lab.
  4. Verify the test report upon issue by Testing Lab
  5. Apply on portal using the verified Test Report within 90 days of its issue.
  6. Submit application with relevant documents as per checklist.
  7. Scrutiny of BIS application
  8. License Grant by BIS officials

Documents Required for BIS Registration

  • Business Licence in regional language and English language as well
  • CCL (Critical Components List)
  • List of Models with Input/output rating
  • Trademark certificate
  • Technical Specification of the products
  • Certified product details (Report & BIS certificate) which is used as component.
  • PCB Layout with Enclosure Certificate
  • Circuit Diagram
  • GST Certificate of Indian Company
  • ID proof of Authorized Indian Representative

If you want more detail for required documents for BIS Registration visit here.

LED Lights Covered under Compulsory Registration Scheme (BIS Registration)

Self-Ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting ServicesIS 16102 (Part 1)
Standalone LED Modules for General LightingIS 16103 (Part 1):2012
LED Lighting ChainsIS 10322 (Part 5/ Section 7):2013
Standalone LED Modules for General LightingIS 16103 (Part 1):2012
Lighting Chains (Rope Lights)IS 10322 (Part 5/ Section 9):2017
LED Luminaires for Road and Street LightingsIS 10322 (Part 5/ Section 3):2012

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In increasingly evolving lighting industry, the Bureau of Indian Standards plays a vital role in ensuring the quality, safety, and energy efficiency of LED lights. BIS Registration for LED lights not only safeguards consumers but also benefits manufacturers by enhancing their market presence and competitiveness.

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