Steps involved in Registration

  • Applicants are required to apply online for grant of Registration.

  • Test reports, in original, issued from labs recognized by BIS under CRS to be submitted with application.

  • All foreign applicants having no liaison office or branch office located in India have to appoint Authorized Indian Representative(AIR) as per the guidelines issued by BIS in the prescribed nomination form.

  • Authorized Indian Representatives of applicants located outside India have to submit an affidavit cum undertaking as per Format A/Format B as mentioned in the guidelines.

  • All applicants located in India have to submit an affidavit cum undertaking as per Format C.

  • Fee to be deposited as per the fee structure for CRS.

  • Fill the application form(Form VI) online. Refer the checklist of documents to be submitted along with the application form.

  • Hard copies of application to be submitted within 15 days of online submission of the application. In case of non-receipt of hard copies of application within fifteen days of online submission, the application wil be treated as closed.1

  • BIS will scrutinize the applications. (Refer some of the commonly observed shortcomings oberserved by BIS during scrutiny of application.)

  • All queries on the application will be raised by BIS online and have to be replied by applicants online.

  • The shortcomings communicated have to be complied by the applicant without any delay.

  • The applicant will be responsible for overall delay in Grant of Registraion in case of incomplete application and delayed response to queries.

  • Once query is satisfactorily resolved and affidavit cum undertaking has been submitted, Registration is granted by BIS.

  • The grant of Registration letter will be uploaded on the applicant's portal.2

  • Registered manufacturers can request for inclusion of new models of the same product and brand under same registration number. For details on inclusion, click here.

  • Registration is initially granted for 2 years which has to be renewed after every 2 years. For details on renewal, click here.

  • Refer to guidelines for use of Standard Mark and labelling requirements under BIS Compulsory Registration Scheme for Electronic and IT Products, after Grant of Registration.


  • BIS follows First Come First Serve principle for processing of applications from the date of receipt of hard copies.

  • Normal time for grant of Registration: 20 working days.

  • Visiting hours: 3 PM to 5 PM (Monday to Friday)

    (Only for AIR and representative of domestic manufacturers. Bring Photo ID card and proper authorization letter)