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ISI Certification for Foreign Manufacturer

ISI mark is a quality mark used to depict the grade for company products in India. Every product which put this mark reflects the trust and safety of the product. Customers nowadays, like to buy the products that are ISI marked. Brand Liaison is an experienced organization for ISI certification and thereby facilitating business growth of foreign manufacturers in India. Brand Liaison takes every step in the direction of success of manufacturers and suppliers through appropriate process.

ISI stands for “Indian Standards Institute”, a governing body formed by Indian government and created standards for products to maintain quality and safety measures. There are 107 products which are mandatory and require ISI certification before to be sold in Indian market.These mandatory products fall under the following categories:

  • Cement
  • Household electrical goods
  • Foods and related products
  • Oil pressure stoves
  • Automobile accessories
  • Cylinders, valves and regulators
  • Medical equipments
  • Steel products
  • Electrical transformers

Foreign manufacturers from different nations are most welcome to apply for ISI Certification for their products in India. BIS issues ISI certificate after testing and confirming the quality of the product in the approved laboratory. BIS also verifies the factory and its process by visiting manufacturing unit. We at Brand Liaison helps to organize all formalities and documentation required by BIS in order to certify the product.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Documents are Required for ISI Certification in India for Foreign Manufacturers?

Documents Required for ISI (BIS) Certification in India for Foreign Manufacturers are as under:


  • Main Application Form V -


Download the Form

(Basic details of factory & product category)


  • ISI Application Fee -


Download the Bank Details

(Copy of Remittance / Payment Advice)


  • Copy of Test Report done within a month by internal laboratory

(Indicating conformance of the product to relevant Indian Standard) 


  • Address Proof of the Manufacturing Unit

(Factory License / Tax Registration copy mentioning the scope as manufacturer)


  • Trade Mark Registration 

(TM Registration copy)


  • Certificate from concerned regulatory agencies for manufacturing

(If there is any)


  • Drawing of the product

(As applicable)


  • Present Installed Capacity



  • Raw Material Details

(Name of component used - name of supplier - quality certification of component)


  • Details of Machines

(Name of machine – make - capacity – number/quantity)


  • Layout plan of factory

(Floor & technical)


  • Details of Manufacturing Process

(Process flow chart along with outsourcing details, if any)


  • Nature of packing

(Size/quantity of packaging, storage facility)


  • Details of Test Equipments

(Name of equipment - Size – Quantity – Calibration Status & Date)


  • Details of QC (Quality Control) Staff

(Name of person, qualification, designation, year of experience)


  • Method of disposal of substandard product

(After manufacturing)


  • Organizational Chart of Factory

(Management list with name & designation in chart format)


  • Location Map of Factory 

(With indicating the distance from Airport & City Centre)


  • Authorized Indian Representative / Indian Liaison Partner

(Details of Indian Dealer / Indian Liaison Partner who will represent you in BIS) 


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What are the Timeline and Expenses for getting ISI Certificate for Foreign Manufacturer?

Total duration of ISI Certification process is 6 months approx.


Below are the Indicative Total Expenses for getting ISI Certification:


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What is the Process of ISI Certification?

The steps of getting ISI Certificate are as below -:


Step 1  :  Confirmation of Product Quality as per concerned IS Standard  

  • Identification of ISI Standard Code
  • Collection of the Testing Sample from applicant
  • Testing of sample at our lab
  • Issuing the guideline about Non-Conformity, if any
  • Issue of Test Report for your reference


Step 2  :  Filing of the Application Form

  • Arrange the Internal Test Report of product as per test report given by us for your reference
  • Compiling of all required documents
  • Remit the application fees direct to BIS in USD*
  • Filling-up the Form-V
  • Submission of Application Form with all enclosures
  • Get the confirmation about scrutiny of documents by BIS Office


Step 3  :  Remittance of Audit Fees & Travelling Expenses for Inspection

  • Pay the audit fees for inspection
  • Get the confirmation about BIS Inspection Team
  • Organize the VISA, Ticket, Lodging & Boarding for visiting team
  • Inspection team will visit to Factory for Physical Verification
  • Team will verify the Factory Set-up & Quality Control Process
  • Team will pick the random sample to be tested in BIS Approved Lab


Step 4  :  Organize the Lab Test Report (LTR)

  • Select the BIS recognized lab as per guideline of BIS Office
  • Provide the sample (picked-up by team) of product to get tested
  • Get the test result      


Step 5  :  Closure of Non-Conformity (if any) and Remit the Official Fees

  • Rectify the process of Factory Unit, if inspection team  points out
  • Submit the proof of rectification done by unit to close non-conformity
  • Pay the annual marking fees (annual license fees) to BIS
  • Submit the Bank Guarantee to BIS


Step 6 : Get the ISI Marking /Registration Certificate


*Payment should be remitted in BIS Account in the mode of USD only 



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