Worldwide International Approvals

With our distributed team of experts in every hemisphere, we provide real-time support for product compliance and approvals from pole to pole and from east to west.

FCC Certification Services

We can help navigate the FCC testing requirements and the FCC certification process.

Cyber Security for Consumer IoT

ACB is Ready to support the Cyber requirements for IoT devices.

5G Certification Services

We have a full scope of accreditation for FCC certifications to any of the available rule parts and we have a long history of expertise in understanding the FCC rules for new technology types, such as 5G.

ISED Certification Services

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

CE Notified Body Services

We are a Notified Body (Number 1588) under the United States-European Union Mutual Recognition Agreement.

United Kingdom – UKCA Mark

We are an approved Certification Body for the United Kingdom Government.

Japanese Radio Certification

Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)

China, SRRC, CCC Mark, MII

Fast China Certification Services. We provide approvals for SRRC, CCC Mark and MII, all requirements for the applicable product classes.


Upcoming Webinars

EU Radio Equipment Directive Update

Join us for a free webinar on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT. The presentation will be between 30 to 45 minutes, with time for questions at the end. This informative event will be presented by Pieter Robben, American Certification Body (ACB). If your schedule won’t permit you to attend the live presentation, you can still register and receive a link to the recording that will be sent out later, but you must register at least 24 hours before the event time.

Webinar Presented by Pieter Robben, American Certification Body (ACB)

Certification Team MemberPieter Robben is a regulatory review engineer at ACB Europe. Pieter is a TCB for the FCC, an FCB for ISED (formerly Industry Canada), an RCB for Japan, and a Notified Body for the R&TTE and EMC Directives. Pieter’s experience as a Notified Body and Certification Body is a potent part of our Certification team. Pieter has been reviewing FCC applications since before the TCB program was created. He is well known in the European community as past chairman of the R&TTECA. Pieter has been working with MIC matters since the inauguration of the Japan-EU Mutual Recognition Arrangement. Pieter’s experience includes EMC, Radio, and Safety testing and certification for test laboratories and manufacturers. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years. Pieter provides worldwide services to our global customers from his office in the Groningen area of the Netherlands.

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What We Do

Certification and Approval Services

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

Worldwide/International Type Approvals

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

American Certification Body 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.

Cyber Security for Consumer Internet of Things

ACB is ready to provide top-notch support for your IoT device’s cyber security needs. Get started now and let us help you navigate the complex world of IoT cyber security. Interested in Cyber Security for IoT? 

Regulatory Updates


Regulatory Updates: April 2024

FCC Adopts Rules for IoT Cybersecurity Labeling Program

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2024— The Federal Communications Commission today voted to create a voluntary cybersecurity labeling program for wireless consumer Internet of Things (“IoT”) products.

Under the program, qualifying consumer smart products that meet robust cybersecurity standards will bear a label—including a new “U.S Cyber Trust Mark”—that will help consumers make informed purchasing decisions, differentiate trustworthy products in the marketplace, and create incentives for manufacturers to meet higher cybersecurity standards.


FCC通过IoT Cybersecurity标签计划

FCC Implements Additional Security Measures for Users of the CORES System


To strengthen existing cybersecurity measures and safeguard user accounts, starting on March 29, 2024, users of the FCC’s Commission Registration System (CORES) will be required to undergo a two-step login authentication process each time they log in.



FCC Approves Wi-Fi Management Systems to Operate in 6 GHz Band

WASHINGTON, February 23, 2024—The FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology today approved seven applications for automated frequency coordination systems to operate in the 6 GHz band under the FCC’s rules for unlicensed operations. With today’s action, the FCC is approving these companies to operate spectrum management services in the band which is critical to allowing standard power Wi-Fi to begin operating in the 6 GHz band.

News Release: PDF

Public Notice: PDF

FCC批准Wi-Fi管理系统在6 GHz频段运行

The following Items of Interest have been published in The Federal Register:

RULES: Facilitating Shared Use in the 3100–3550 MHz Band, 20548–20550 [2024–06158] [PDF]

PROPOSED RULES: Cybersecurity Labeling for Internet of Things, 20603–20605 [2024–06249] [PDF]

以下项目已经公布在Federal Register

ISED is Soliciting Technical Comments on RSS-133, issue 7 and SRSP-510, issue 6

ISED is seeking comments on the following technical documents no later than May 7th, 2024:

RSS-133, issue 7, “Personal Communications Service Equipment Operating in the Bands 1850-1915 MHz and 1930-1995 MHz”, sets out the requirements for certification for Personal Communications Service (PCS) equipment operating in the bands 1850-1915 MHz and 1930-1995 MHz.

While SRSP-510, issue 6, “Technical Requirements for Personal Communications Services in the Bands 1850-1915 MHz and 1930-1995 MHz”, sets out the minimum technical requirements for the efficient use of the bands 1850-1915 MHz and 1930-1995 MHz by personal communications services (PCS).

ISED正在征求对RSS-133,issue 7和 SRSP-510, issue 6的技术意见,截止日期为 2024年5月7日

Questions and Answers

Question: What is the FCC’s policy permitting the referencing of test data from another equipment authorization application?

Answer: Attachment 484596 D01 Referencing Test Data v02r03 provides guidance for referencing test data provided in test report previously submitted in a related equipment authorization application. View More

近期 FCC KDB更新

ISED Yearly Spectrum and Telecommunications Fee will Increase on April 1, 2024

ISED has an approximate 4.4% yearly spectrum and telecommunication fees increase on April 1st.

This affects the certification REL listing fees based on the date the application was sent to ISED for listing. Invoicing for applications submitted to ISED on or after this date will be subject to this increase. If you have any outstanding quotes that need revision, please reach out to your local ACB representative.

再次提醒,2024年4月1日起,ISED 新调整的费用正式生效


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.”

  • Learn the FCC Certification Requirements
  • Learn the latest FCC and ISED Canada Rules and Regulations
  • Hear from the experts on FCC and ISED interpretations
  • Understand the requirements of the European RED / EMC and discuss recent activity.
  • Interact and exchange with your colleagues in the compliance/regulatory industry

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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.