International Approval and Certification Services

  • USA: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB)
  • Canada: Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Foreign Certification Body (FCB)
  • Japan: Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications (MIC) Recognized Certification Body (RCB)
  • European Union (EU): EU Notified Body (NB) & Conformity Assessment Body (CAB)
  • Hong Kong: Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) Conformity Assessment Body (CAB)

FCC Certification Services

ACB can help navigate the FCC testing requirments and the FCC certification process.

ISED Certification Services

ACB has been providing ISED Certification since the year 2003, serving customers in every part of the globe. 

European Union – Notified Body Services

Need help with Notified Body or CE Marking?

Certifications for 5G Devices

American Certification Body, with our global resources and technology expertise, can provide FCC, ISED and EU approvals for these new technologies.

Wireless Product Approvals

ACB, with operations in North America, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the UK, serves the technology market and device manufacturers seeking fast wireless approvals.

SERVICES

What We Do

Certification and Approval Services

ACB provides equipment Certification or Conformity Assessment from ISO/IEC 17025-accredited testing laboratories, appropriately-listed laboratories, and other approved sources.

Worldwide/International Type Approvals

ACB provides key access to over 200 global markets countries, with a global team of ACB regional offices, partners, agents and experts in every hemisphere.

FCC Certification Services

ACB has the broadest combined industry expertise in the world with Certification to the FCC Rules and Regulations our specialty, serving the industry since the year 2000.

Japan Type Approvals

Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC).  ACB has been approved in the first round of Certification Bodies recognized to perform Certification for wireless devices to Japanese Radio Law, increasing market-access for manufacturers on both sides of the Pacific.

ISED

ISED Certification Services

ACB has been providing ISED Certification since 2003, serving customers in every part of the globe. Our services are often combined with FCC Certification, providing a cost-effective and responsive suite of Certification for North America.

Notified Body Services

ACB is a Notified Body (Number 1588) under the United States-European Union Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA).

Our staff in the UK keeps abreast of the latest in Radio and Compliance information.

 

Training and Seminars

Our seminars are presented to designers, developers and testers of wireless products. As the technologies evolve, the regulations for measurement and certification of wireless products are constantly evolving and creating challenges for electronics industry. Keeping abreast of these changes and the nuances of the regulations is critical for speeding electronics products’ time-to-market. Fierce competition from rival developers creates additional pressure to design the devices for compliance with the regulatory requirements and “getting it right the first time.”

Fast Certification services for Wireless Products

American Certification Body (ACB) provides Certification for Wireless Devices. We can support you for global market access for your electronic devices, including US/FCC, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Asia and European Approvals (CE Marking) for Licensed and Unlicensed wireless products. We work with our clients around the world and around the clock. We understand your time to market concerns and we realize that Certifications are an important timing issue for all manufacturers. Contact us anytime. Certification questions and inquiries are welcome.

ACB is your source for radio equipment authorizations including 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth, frequency hopping spread spectrum, digital transmission systems, WiFi, WiMax, GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, HSPA (HSDPA, HSUPA), marine, aviation, land-mobile, OFDM, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, EPIRB, PLB, BPL, PDA, radar, ISM devices, Smart Phones, and broadcasting equipment. Nearly all devices which use radio frequency energy, from garage door openers to microwave broadcast towers, are eligible for Certification through ACB. Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) and Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) evaluations are provided as part of our total Certification package.

ACB e-file system

Register to securely upload exhibit files (for example: test report, photos, SAR report, block diagram) to support applications you create with our system.

Once registered, you can create applications for FCC, ISED Certifications, Japan/MIC Approvals and Notified Body opinions (CE Mark).

After you create your application (by filling out an online form) and upload files, the ACB customer service and engineering staff will update your project as it moves through the review process.

To help guide you through the certification process, we offer forms and documents to help complete your filing where applicable. Various types of approvals can each require a different set of supporting forms and/or documents. If you have any questions or require any assistance simply contact our customer service staff.

For your convenience, online payment is also available via our e-file certification system.