Market Approval for Israel

Market access in Israel - certification by cetecom advanced

Market approval in Israel is granted by the Ministry of Communication (MoC). MoC certification is the basis for market approval of products with radio technologies in Israel.

MoC certification

Regardless of the technology used, the approval is valid between 2 years and permanently.
After successful certification, the manufacturer must use the official approval label and involve a local representative in advance.


The MoC label

label of the moc certification as it might be shown on a product
Sample view of the official MoC certification label.


Basic information on the
market approval for

Country Israel
Continent Asia
Approval Scheme MoC (Ministry of communications)
Based on FCC / RED
Duration of approval Cellular: permanent | Non-cellular: 2 years
Approval label required? Yes
Local representative required? Yes
Local testing required? No
ISO2 Code IL
Time zone GMT +3
Official language Hebrew, Arabic
Area code +972
Currency Shekel

Responsible authorities in Israel

Ministry of Communications

Address: Jaffa St 23, Jerusalem, Israel

Telephone: +972 2-670-6301


Opening of frequency channel 5 for UWB applications in Israel


UWB, or ultra-wideband technology, uses very high frequency bands with a bandwidth of at least 500 MHz and is intended for short-range radio communications.

For a the approval of a product making use of ultra-wideband technology,  a target’s nation’s regulatory approval is necessary. Individual countries have different definitions of the respective approval systems.

For Israel, channels 1, 2, 6, 7 and 9 have been previously utilized. From now onward, UWB applications can likewise be approved in channel 5 (bandwidth for radio applications above 500 MHz), which was previously rather uninteresting for Europe under the name “Canada channel”.

No FCC / ISED test report will be accepted for this approval. Customers need EN test reports for the approval of their UWB product in channel 5.

On the part of UWB Allicance, there is also a desire to harmonize channel 9 – currently known as the Japan channel – worldwide.