Sultanate of Oman

Capitalise on the market opportunities in Sultanate of Oman

Capitalise on the market opportunities in Sultanate of Oman

Product safety requirements and regulations are put in place to reduce risks, improve quality of life and ensure safety during use. These regulations and compliance requirements can however pose challenges to companies who are venturing into the Sultanate of Oman market.

As most products entering the Sultanate of Oman market must meet the relevant requirements of the authorities, it is important to ensure that your products successfully meet the applicable standards, by working with a market leader, TÜV SÜD.

TÜV SÜD fully understands the local requirements and procedures applicable in Sultanate of Oman. You can rely on our expertise and knowledge to help you access key markets efficiently while at the same time, be assured of our objectivity, integrity and professionalism.

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  • Plug Types

    Type G

    Plug G

  • Electrical Safety

    REGULATORY AGENCY

    Directorate General for Standards and Metrology (DGSM)

    REGULATIONS

    • The appointment services and legislation development team has prepared the general guide for the appointment of conformity assessment bodies within the implementation plan of the technical regulation of the conformity system issued by Ministerial Resolution No. 190/2021.
    • DGSM implements the technical regulations for the new Omani Conformity Scheme, the 1st stage came into force on June 5, 2022. Products subject to these regulations need to obtain certification from a Notified Body designated by the DGSM.

    GUIDELINES

    • Products must test with safety and EMC standards.
    • Manufacturers need to prepare product design and risk analysis documentation.
    • Conformity certificates are valid for one year.

    APPLICABLE PRODUCT CATEGORIES

    Type Examination Certificate scope:

    • Dishwashers
    • Washing machines
    • Vacuum cleaners

    OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

    TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with the national requirements and obtaining the necessary approvals.

  • Energy Efficiency

    REGULATORY AGENCY

    Directorate General for Standards and Metrology (DGSM)

    REGULATIONS

    • Air conditioners within the scope of the standard GSO 2530/2016 shall meet the Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) as stipulated in the ministerial decree (107/2018) of the Sultanate of Oman.
    • Manufacturers exporting air conditioners to the Sultanate of Oman are required to register the air conditioners with the Oman Authority and affix the Energy Efficiency Rating label on the registered product.

    GUIDELINES

    • Once Oman authority approves the application for registration in the online system, an Oman EER energy efficiency label will be issued in electronic format for the product.
    • The manufacturer shall affix the energy label on the approved product according to the requirements for GSO 2530/2016 before placing the product in the Sultanate of Oman market.

    APPLICABLE PRODUCT CATEGORIES

    Air conditioners:

    • Single-package of Window type
    • Split-system non-ducted air conditioners using aircooled condensers
    • Split-system ducted air-conditioners using air-cooled condensers
    • Heat pumps using air-cooled condensers.
    • Central air conditioning machines

    OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

    TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Oman requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.

    TÜV SÜD PSB is designated by the Directorate General for Standards and Metrology (DGSM) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) of the Sultanate of Oman to issue the Omani energy efficiency labeling for air conditioners.

  • Telecom & Wireless

    Regulatory agency

    Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Sultanate of Oman

    Regulations

    • Registered importer shall only sell telecommunications equipment type approved by the TRA: all telecommunications sold and used within the Sultanate must carry the TRA Approval label.
    • All equipment must comply with the substance restriction requirements of the RoHS (EU Directive 2017/2102).

    Guidelines

    The General documents required for a type approval application are:

    • Declaration of conformity
    • Electromagnetic capability (EMC)
    • Safety Report
    • Radio frequency test reports (For the radio operating devices)
    • SAR test report (for the GSM Mobiles)
    • Any other test report might be required 

    Applicable product categories

    The categories of the telecommunication devices required to be type approved are: GSM Mobile, Wireless Access devices, Short range devices, Microwave devices, Other radio equipment, Radars, Handheld Radio devices, Other terminal equipment, Switches, Telephone set, PAPX Servers

     

    Our services at a glance

    TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with the national requirements and obtaining the necessary approvals.

 

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD

TÜV SÜD has the expertise and laboratory infrastructure to support manufacturers in obtaining the necessary approvals and compliance in accordance to the Sultanate of Oman's standards and requirements. TÜV SÜD test reports are accepted for safety approval and recognised by relevant authorities internationally. TÜV SÜD also supports manufacturers in obtaining voluntary endorsement labels.

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