Approval procedures for devices that can be connected to the Public Telecom Network (PTN) were set up by Telecom Law #126 -FL in July, 2003. According to this Law, all products that have an access to PTN need to be Certified or Declared and registered through the Rossvyaz or so-called the Federal Agency of Communication (FAC).
Radio-Frequency Conclusion (RFC Conclusion) is a special document that is to be emitted by the State Radio-Frequency Center (SRFC) and gives the opportunity to foreign manufacturers to export radio-frequency means to the territory of the Russian Federation.
All products that are capable of encryption need to be approved in the Federal Security Service (FSS or sometimes called FSB) in order to be successfully imported to the Customs union. A special document that confirms the product which is transfer data through crypto algorithms can be imported is called FSS Notification (or FSB Notification).
Fire Safety Certificate is a document attesting the conformity of products to The Russian Law which concerns fire safety. The scope of certification and main requirements to the process are stated by the Federal Law #123 “Technical Regulations on Fire Safety” dated June 22, 2008.
For the distribution of measuring devices in the Russian Federation, a Pattern Approval Certificate (Metrological Certificate) is mandatory. This document certifies that the measuring device complies with the requirements of Russian Federation standards and is registered in the State Register. Such a certificate is valid for 5 years but also can be issued for a certain batch.
State registration certificate (SRC also frequently referred to as a Hygienic Certificate) is a document used in the certification system of the Customs Union (so can be used in all 5 countries - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kirgizia) which confirms compliance of the goods with the sanitary and hygienic requirements of CU.
According to Federal Law of the Russian Federation №22 “On amendments to the Federal Law “On industrial safety of production site” and other statutory requirements of the Russian Federation, the RosTechNadzor (RTN) discontinued to issue Application Permits. This document is to be replaced by an Industrial Safety Expert Conclusion.
All Medical devices need to obtain Medical Registration Certificate (MRC) to enter the Russian Federation market. This document has an unlimited validity period, so the manufacturer should pass the procedure only once. Russian MRC is not harmonized with the medical registration standards in other countries, so it is valid only in the country of issue.
GOST is an abbreviation for GOvernment STandard. Each country of the CIS has a GOST standard of it’s own. The GOST-R – stands for GOST-Russia, BELGOST – Belarus Gost, GOST-K – Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan, GOST-U – Uzbekistan and etc.
In each country of the Eurasian Economic Union, there is a special governmental authority that issues such a License. In Russia, this structure is the Ministry of Industry and Trade (in other words MINPROMTORG).