Brunei

Capitalise on the market opportunities in Brunei

Brunei-DarussalamExploring new markets for your products in Brunei? Regulations and compliance requirements can pose challenges to companies who are venturing overseas. Requirements and regulations are put in place to reduce risks of injury, improve quality of life and ensure fit for use. Most products entering the Bruneian market must meet the relevant requirements of the authorities depending on the product scope.

You can ensure that your products successfully meet the Brunei standards by working with a market leader, TÜV SÜD. TÜV SÜD fully understands the local requirements and procedures applicable in Brunei. You can rely on our expertise and knowledge to help you access key markets efficiently, reduce risks, 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

    • Department of Electrical Services (DES, Prime Minister Office)

    Regulations

    • For registration, products must conform to safety requirements according to standards stipulated by the DES under the Electricity Act.
    • Compliance with IEC standards.

    Guidelines

    • Suppliers registering products should register through the Product Procurement Section.
    • Product approval will be endorsed by the Registration Committee upon satisfactory conformity assessment with the provision of quality assurance details, test reports and certification by international test bodies, etc.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • As a listed CB for Brunei under the ASEAN EE MRA, test reports issued by recognised TÜV SÜD laboratories and CoC are accepted by the DES for registration.
  • Energy Efficiency

    Regulatory agency

    • Energy Labelling and Standards Task Force of Energy Division, Prime Minister’s Office

    Regulations

    • There are currently no mandatory requirements in Brunei.
    • The Energy Labelling Scheme is voluntary for room air conditioners.
    • The Energy Label will be issued in the form of a certificate and shall be based on a 5-Star rating scheme.

    Guidelines

    • Manufacturers who wish to participate in the Energy Labelling Scheme may submit applications for both supplier registration and product registration to the Division.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Bruneian requirements and obtaining the necessary approval. TÜV SÜD can also support manufacturers in obtaining voluntary endorsement labels.
  • Medical Devices

    Regulatory agency

    • Ministry of Health (MOH)

    Regulations

    • Laws or guidelines for medical devices are currently being developed by the government.

    Guidelines

    • Brunei will be required to pass laws with the same provisions as the ASEAN Medical Device Directive (AMDD), an overall regulation that harmonises medical device regulations in ASEAN countries, in the near future.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining international compliance according to medical device requirements and obtaining the necessary approvals.
  • Telecom and Wireless

    Regulatory agency

    • Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI)

    Regulations

    • All telecommunication, radio communication and satellite equipment to be sold and used in Brunei Darussalam must be type approved by AITI.
    • Type approval must be registered under a local representative who holds a valid AITI Dealer licence.
    • •FCC/EN test reports are acceptable and there is no sample requirement.
    • An import permit is required for products to enter customs, upon type approval of equipment.
    • Products must be marked with the AITI Approved label.
    • EMC compliance is required for the above, where applicable.

    Guidelines

    • A local representative is required.

    TYPE APPROVAL PROCEDURE

    • Registration for license
    • Application for type approval
    • Submission of test report and essential documents
    • Review of documents
    • Issuance of type approval
    • Issuance of import permit

    Applicable product categories

    • Level 1: Faxes, telephone systems, PABX/KTS, ADSL modems (Fixed), audio and video conferencing systems, short range devices, VOIP
    • Level 2: Cordless telephone systems, amateur radios, satellite radios, marine radios, pagers, satellite receivers, Kristal Astro
    • Level 3: Modems (wireless), mobile phones, base stations, radars, radio data transceivers, high power radio equipment, aeronautical radio transceivers, walkie talkie radios
    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • TÜV SÜD is designated by Brunei AITI as a Recognised Certification Body for Conformity Assessment of Telecommunication Equipment. TÜV SÜD PSB is authorised to issue Type Approval certificate on behalf of Brunei AITI for the following scopes:
      • AITI-TS-SRD
      • AITI-TS-LMR


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 Belarusian standards and requirements. TÜV SÜD test reports are widely accepted and recognised by authorities internationally. Our test reports are also accepted for safety and telecom approval.

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