The market approval in Mexico is based on the national requirements of the competent authority IFT, combined with requirements of the FCC.
The duration of the approval according to the IFT (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones) specifications depends on the approved devices and the technologies used. In principle, approval periods of one year up to a permanent approval are possible. After completion of the approval the manufacturer is obliged to use the certification label. In addition, local tests and the involvement of a local representative are necessary.
|Duration of approval||1 year to permanent|
|Approval label required?||Yes|
|Local representative required?||Yes|
|Local testing required?||Yes|
|Time zone||GMT -6|
Responsible for the market approval of devices with radio technologies in Mexico:
Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones
Offices in Mexico:
Insurgentes Sur # 1143,
Col. Christmas Eve,
Territorial Demarcation Benito Juárez, Mexico City 03720