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Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified "Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012"[PDF]0 bytes on 3 Oct 2012. The order would be suppressed by the “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2021”

As per the Order, no person shall manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which do not conform to the Indian Standard specified in the Order. Manufacturers of these products are required to apply for registration from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) after getting their product tested from BIS recognized labs.

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) then registers the manufacturers under its registration scheme who are permitted to declare that their articles conform to the Indian Standard (s). The registered manufacturers are then allowed to use the Standard Mark notified by the Bureau.

For details, visit: http://crsbis.in/BIS/

Various Orders/clarifications/documents/Circulars etc. issued by MeitY under the CRS are available on this page for downloading purpose.

1.Electronics and Information Technology Goods( Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2021
2.Policy notifications and Guidelines
I.Compulsory Registration Order I ( Notified in 2012)
II. Compulsory Registration Order II (Notified in 2014)


III. Compulsory Registration Order -Phase III (notified in 2017)
IV. Compulsory Registration Order -Phase IV (notified in 2020)
V. Compulsory Registration Order - Phase V (notified in 2020)
VI. Compulsory Registration Order - Phase VI (notified in 2023)
3. Circulars
4. Guidelines
5. Appointments
6. Formats and Application Forms
7. FAQs
8. Market Surveillance Policy
9. ESI Portal for surveillance under CRO
  • ESI Portal for surveillance under CRO
10. Product categories covered under CRO
11. Tentative HS Codes for items notified under CRO
12. Expression of Interest