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Saudi Arabia

General information

In Saudi Arabia SASO certification is mandatory. Through our business partner in Saudi Arabia, we are able to apply for the  SASO mark in an efficient and timely manner on your behalf based on DEKRA test results.

Technical information

Voltage

127/220V
(127V will be phased out. Appliances with 127V are not allowed to be imported into Saudi Arabia since 2012)

Frequency 60Hz
A Plugtype
B Plugtype
F Plugtype
G Plugtype

Saudi Arabia Certification mark(s)

Certification

Facts

DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital Ryadh
Language Arabic
Currency Saudi riyals (SAR)
Area 2,149,690 sq km
Population 26,131,703
Time UTC +3 (Ryadh)
GDP Value: $622.5 billion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 23
Export volume Value: $235.3 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 19
Import volume Value: $99.17 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 32
Import commodities machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics
Country information machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, motor vehicles, textiles
IECEE member SAUDI ARABIAN STANDARDS ORG. (SASO)
CB scheme member (NCB) SAUDI ARABIAN STANDARDS ORG. (SASO)
Applicable standards IEC     Based on IEC:
Certification mark(s) Certificate of Conformity (CoC)

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

  Regulatory Certification Mark
Safety Mandatory Mandatory CoC
EMC Mandatory Voluntary CoC
Energy Efficiency Mandatory for certain products
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