A market approval for radio products in Singapore is granted by the governmental authority Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and is a necessity for the marketing of products in Singapore.
The IMDA approval is strongly based on the requirements of the European Radio Equipment Directive (RED) for CE marking, so that test reports and certificates that comply with the RED can be accepted by the IMDA and used for a market approval in Singapore.
The IMDA certification, contrary to the CE marking, is only valid for five years. After this period the products must be recertified.
|Duration of approval
|Approval label required?
|Local representative required?
|Local testing required?
Responsible for the market approval of devices with radio technologies in Singapore:
Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA)
10 Pasir Panjang Road #03-01
Mapletree Business City
IMDA announced that 3G services would cease on 31 July 2024.
Please take note of the following timelines of the upcoming changes to 3G networks and services in Singapore:
To better serve the interest of consumers in Singapore, IMDA is proposing that dealers who are importing mobile phones for sale in Singapore will need to ensure that the mobile phones they are selling comply with the following requirements: