Communication and Multimedia Product

Communication and Multimedia Product

About Communication and Multimedia Product Scheme

SIRIM QAS International through its Communication and Multimedia Certification Section (CMCS) provides extensive services related to the impotration, certification and labelling of communication and multimedia products.Type Approval, Special Approval and Certification Label are a mandatory requirement for all communication and multimedia products under the Communications and Multimedia Acts (CMA) 1998, Communications and Multimedia (Technical Standards) Regulations 2000.

Type Approval and Special Approval applications can apply via Online Certification for Communication & Multimedia Product (e-ComM or Electronic and Mobile Access System (EMAS). Certification Label is the certification mark that shall be applied to certified product which has undergone the certification activities either through Type Approval or Special Approval.

The section is also responsible to process and issue import permit to all communications and multimedia products as according to Customs Act 1967, Customs (Prohibition Of Imports) Order 2012. Currently, there are six subheadings of Tariff Codes that falls under oiur jurisdiction which are 8443, 8517, 8525, 8526, 8527, 8529. Application of import permit shall be made via e-PERMIT syatem.

Application System

E-Permit Application

E-Permit Status

Type Approval Application Status

Special Approval Application Status

COMM Certified 

What are the benefits of Communication and Multimedia Scheme?

  • Provide independent assurance that your products are tested and certified in accordance with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) Technical Specifications/Technical Codes or Malaysian Standards or International Standards or Technical Checklist or Technical Declaration.
  • Maintain legal compliance with communication and multimedia business as well as protecting consumer rights.
  • Assure safety to general public, any communications equipment or any other equipment.
  • Assure that there is non-interference, impairment or malfunction or harm to any communications product or any other product.
  • Enhance your brand reputation and extend product market by using the Certification Mark on your products as a marketing tool.

Why SIRIM QAS International?

  • We are accredited by the Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) for the Product Certification Scheme against the ISO/IEC Guide 17065.
  • We have been appointed by SKMM as the Certifying Agency (CA) for Communication and Multimedia products.
  • We have been appointed by the Royal Malaysian Customs (KDRM) for the processing and issuance of import permits for communication and multimedia products.
  • Our highly experienced and multi-skill auditors are competent in a wide range of products.

How to apply Communication and Multimedia Scheme?

Type Approval 

  1. Registration and Application via e-ComM
  2. Issuance of Quotation to Customers via e-ComM
  3. Submission of Sample by Customers
  4. Conduct Product Verification and Evaluation
  5. Recommendation and Approval of Application
  6. Issuance of Certificate of Conformity (CoC)
  7. Application of Import Permit 
  8. Issuance of Certificate of Conformity (CoC)
  9. Application and Approval of Import Permit for Local Sale
  10. Application of Certification Label via EMAS system

Special Approval (Walk-in Customers)

  1. Submission of Special Approval, Import Permit Application and Payment
  2. Document Evaluation and Application of Import Permit
  3. Submission of product and K1 (Customs Declaration of Goods Imported)
  4. Evaluation/Testing and Certification (Verification and Approval)
  5. Issuance of Certificate of Special Approval
  6. Application of Certification Label

Registration of Manufacturer/Assembler/Repair Centre/Service Centre  

  1. Submission of Application
  2. Document Review and Audit
  3. Site Verification
  4. Pre-Acceptance
  5. Initial Inspection
  6. Approval and Issuance of Registration Certificate
  7. Surveillance Audit
  8. Renewal


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