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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 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 NOM-001-SCFI-1993 will be withdrawn automatically 2.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 24V will be withdrawn 3.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 […]


Mexico Publishes New Standard for Primary Power Units

December 01, 2019

On November 3, 2018 Mexican standard NOM-212-SCFI-2017: “Primary cells and primary batteries – Maximum permissible mercury and cadmium limits – Specifications, test methods and labelling” was published. The document came into force on September 28, 2019. This mandatory Official Mexican Standard establishes and defines: characteristics of various types of batteries classification by the electrochemical system technology maximum […]


Mexico – New validation scheme of security NOMs in customs

November 06, 2019

The notice declares that since June 2019, goods can not be imported without accrediting compliance with security NOMs at the point of entry into the country. If you already have a valid NOM security certificate, you should go to your OC to provide the tariff fractions of your products to be certified, to be insure they […]


Mexico – New draft published for mobile terminal equipment in the 700, 800, 850, 1900, 1700/2100 and/or 2500 MHz bands.

January 27, 2019

  The Ministry of Economy of Mexico has released the notification PROY-NOM-221/2-SCFI-2018 for mobile terminal equipment that can use the radio spectrum or connect to a public communications network. The notification for Mobile terminal equipment under the PROY-NOM-221/2-SCFI-2018 requirements refers to the following bands: 700, 800, 850, 1900, 1700/2100 and/or 2500 MHz respectively. The deadline […]