Lighting products under mandatory scope in U.A.E.

Please note that lightings fall into the mandatory control scope in the United Arabic Emirates from 1 July 2014.

Covered products:

  • Incandescent Lamps (GLS) ≥ 16W (watts)
  • Linear Fluorescent Lamps
  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps 
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lamps
  • Control gears for general lighting purposes
  • Luminaires for general lighting purposes


Implementation dates:
01 July 2014 – Importation
01 January 2015 – Market Sale

Report types:

  • Electrical Safety – IEC CB Test Reports & Certificates (per type)
  • Performance – In-house or Internal Test Reports (per model)
  • Functionality – In-house or Internal Test Reports (per model)
  • Hazardous Substances – ISO 17025 Accredited Lab issued Test Reports (per type) Third party.

Product requirements.png

CoC is a kind of registration which should be done under the name of local importer, based on above test reports.

More details can be found in attached Regulation No. 34.

For more information, please contact us


Access to Markets
Certification Process
Global Offices
Global Offices