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Mexico publishes a technical standard specifying the SAR requirements

December 08, 2021

The IFT (Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico) determinate technical standard IFT-012-2019 on “Technical specifications for compliance with the maximum levels of non-ionizing radioelectric emissions of telecommunications products, equipment, devices and appliances that may be connected to a telecommunications network and / or use the radio spectrum. Specific absorption rate (SAR) ”. It is now valid […]


Mexico IFT Certification Updates

July 21, 2021

Since Fabuary 25th 2021, new Conformity Assessment Procedure for telecommunications products in the Mexican Official Gazette (DOF) is valid. It was published by The Mexican Regulator- Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT). The new procedure addresses several areas related to Mexican market approval: Holders of NYCE (CoC) RF Compatibility Certificates must now obtain the corresponding IFT […]


NOM-208 certificates issued to non-importers is permitted

May 04, 2021

The Secretariat of Economy of Mexico provides official notice to Mexican customs authorities that NOM-208 certificates that have been issued on behalf of someone other than the importer will be accepted. NOM-208-SCFI-2016 regulates Bluetooth, WLAN, and other short-range devices operating in the frequency bands 2400-2483.5MHz, 5725-5850MHz, and 902-928MHz. This standard has replaced both NOM-121-SCT1-1999 (NOM […]


Mexico Opens Consultation on Utilization of 5925-7125 MHz Band

May 04, 2021

The Federal Telecommunications Institute convinced of the importance and relevance of promoting transparency and citizen participation in the matters under its charge, as well as in the decision-making that it must carry out on various matters of general interest. The purpose of this public consultation is to gather comments, opinions or contributions that allow the […]


New regulatory change for products that exporting to Mexico

May 04, 2021

Mexican authorities published on Nov. 17, 2020, new requirements which added a two-digit tax code onto the base product HS code. In addition, authorities changed some of the 8-digit base codes. The New HS code must be provided to customs.   This impacts manufacturer in the following ways: 1.Current certificates whose base code and certifications […]


​Mexico Published NOM-001-SCFI-2018 – Electronic Devices Safety Requirements

May 04, 2021

NOM-001-SCFI-2018 certification is required for technology products being exported to Mexico, including small appliances, wire and cable, electronics, and more.It became effective as of August 2020 with the following impacts: 1. NOM-001-SCFI-1993 will be withdrawn automatically 2. The exemption for products rated < 24V will be withdrawn 3. All products previously using the Equivalency Agreement […]


Mexico NOM regulatory standards updates

June 30, 2020

The Ministry of Economy in Mexico(NOM type approval) has published the standard updates for the following regulations: NOM-015-ENER-2018 and NMX-J-521-2-41-ANCE-2019. NOM-015-ENER-2018 the new edition published on June 28, 2018, replacing NOM-015-ENER-2012 with impact on household refrigerators, refrigerators-freezers, and freezers. The first stage of the NOM-015-ENER-2018 edition is already implemented. All manufacturers and importers having household […]


Mexico make changes in regulations for telecommunications products

April 30, 2020

New regulatory changes that will apply from next year, except certification NOM-001-SCFI-2018 that comes into force this year in May and that will affect all devices that are within its scope and that were previously exempt for being less than 24 V DC. Some main points: • The holders of the conformity certificates (CoC) must […]


IFT opening for digital submissions during Covid-19

April 23, 2020

The IFT  started receiving applications from April 20, these applications are:   Provisional Homologation. Definitive with provisional as antecedent. Definitive previously certified by a certification body. Applications for IFT Certificate will be done digitally by email. At the moment, it only implies that submission can be made. The complete procedure has not yet been defined […]


Mexico New conformity assessment procedure has been published

April 05, 2020

A new Conformity Assessment Procedure (PEC) in telecommunications and broadcasting products has been published in the Mexico Official Gazette on February 25th, and it will take effect next year. The holders of the conformity certificates must also obtain the corresponding IFT approval certificate, otherwise, both certificates will be canceled.The non-transferability of the conformity certificate, testing […]

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