FMCS stands for Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme, is a Scheme regulated by the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) under Scheme-I of Schedule-II, Conformity (Assessment) Regulations, 2018, and BIS Act, 2016 for Foreign Manufacturers. Under Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme, License is granted to a Foreign Manufacturer for the use of a Standard Mark (ISI Mark) on a product that conforms to an Indian Standard. The Scheme is applicable for the grant of License for all products excluding Electronics and IT Goods notified by Deity.
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BIS Standard Mark is also commonly known as ISI Mark; this Mark is specified by the Bureau of Indian Standards. ISI Mark allows you to use the Standard Mark (ISI Mark). This Mark ensures that the product has to abide by the Indian Standards which are laid by the BIS. The Bureau of Indian Standards is authorized to provide the ISI Mark through proper evaluation, examination, documentation, etc. This process authorizes that a Manufacturer has been following standards & guideline set by the BIS.
It is necessary to get FMCS BIS Certification in India for mandatory products. Without this Certification, the manufacturers are not able to sell their products in the Indian Market. So, with this Certification you can get easily access to Indian Market, avail legal benefits and more. Obtaining FMCS BIS Certification is very tedious and complex; our team of professionals can make this process very easy as we are directly in connection with the BIS Officer for proper follow-ups and acknowledgements.
Foreign Manufacturers who want to export their product to India, they are supposed to fulfil all the requirements which are mentioned below:
First, our experts will compile all the required documents, then our experts will file the application and submit it along with the required documents to BIS online, and also, we will send a hardcopy of the application to FMCD Department.
After submitting the application to the BIS Authority, they will verify the application. In case, any document or test equipment/any other requirement is missing or incomplete, they will connect you over email. If the application is found satisfactory, it will be recorded.
Once the above steps are complete, the BIS Officer will conduct an inspection of a factory premises of the applicant on the mutually agreed date. The BIS Officer will check the infrastructure, manufacturing process and also test the product in your in-house lab. Then, they will collect the product sample and send it for testing in an independent lab.
The collected sample sent to the BIS recognized lab, and the fee for testing will be paid by the applicant.
Once, the BIS officers are satisfied with the inspection report and test report of the product, the applicant should pay a License fee, minimum marking fee, then they will issue the License.
After grant of License, the Indemnity Bond will be signed and $10,000 US Dollar Performance Bank Guarantee must be provided to BIS. In case, the applicant failed to submit Performance Bank Guarantee to BIS, the BIS will revoke your License without any intimation.
It is mandatory for the Foreign Manufacturers to nominate AIR or Authorised Indian Representative in India to get License. Authorised Indian Representative as a local representative is responsible for submitting & managing the application for Certification & is available to answer the questions. But, before nominating the AIR, you need to follow some points as we mentioned below: