Apply for Type Approval

About the service:

In accordance with the Law, all telecom equipment imported into the Kingdom of Bahrain shall be subject to the Type Approval Regulation Click here before it is made readily available in the local market.

All Type approval applicants must be local commercially registered companies and follow the below process:

Step 1: Supplier/Dealer Registration

  • Fill in and submit TRA (registration of new applicant) application form.Click here
  • TRA review the application form (1 working day)
  • TRA will provide registration reference number.
  • Applicant may start the Type Approval Process below.

Step 2: Submit your request to TRA

The appropriate application form shall be submitted to the authority using the form provided by the authority (Arabic or English)

Applicants must attach the following documents to the application and send to (

  • Valid Declaration of Conformity Certificate with a list of standards (Safety, EMC & Radio) (ITU, ISO, ETSI, etc.) the equipment is conforming.
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  • Technical Datasheet
  • Copy of the supplier Bahraini Commercial registration certificate

Step 3: Upon Acceptance of a valid and complete application, a non-refundable payment must be paid to the TRA to review the application.

Type of Device


Telecommunications equipment with a radio interface


All other types of devices


Step 4: For Telecommunication Equipment a maximum of 14 working days

Step 5: For CE marked Telecommunication Equipment a maximum of 7 working days.

Step 6: TRA shall issue the approval/rejection and notify the applicant accordingly