All telecom equipment imported shall be subject to the Type Approval Regulation.
In accordance with the Law, all telecom equipment imported into the Bahrain shall be subject to the Type Approval Regulation before it is made readily available in the local market.
Type Approval Regulation
All Type approval applicants must be local commercially registered companies and follow the below process:
The appropriate application form shall be submitted to the authority using the form provided by the authority (Arabic or English)
Any equipment or apparatus used or intended to be used for Telecommunications and that is part of or connected, or comprises, a Telecommunications Network, and includes Radiocommunications Equipment.
Terminal Equipment is a Telecommunications Equipment at either end of a Telecommunications link, serving a particular purpose and used to permit the stations involved to accomplish the mission for which the link was established. It includes, but is not limited to, mobile handhelds, fixed telephone terminals, devices available with Subscribers, etc.
Applicants must attach the following documents to the application and send to (email@example.com)
A document in which a Supplier provides written assurance from the manufacture (in accordance with ISO/IEC 17050-1:2004) that the Telecommunications Equipment conforms to the technical requirements provided in this Regulation and the Standards, if any.