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Kuwait Conformity Assurance Scheme (KUCAS)

Ensure the quality of your products and register for KUCAS certification with our support services

The Public Authority for Industry of the state of Kuwait (PAI) has implemented the Kuwait Conformity Assurance Scheme (KUCAS) as of June 17, 2006. The scheme is a set of procedures carried out by PAI to verify the conformity of specified products to technical regulations. Such regulations are applicable to imported and domestic products in accordance with the scheme.The program is implemented for specified regulated products to achieve the following goals. Firstly, the scheme enhances protection of consumers and environment from dangerous, sub-standard, counterfeit, or low quality products. Secondly, verification of the compliance of products placed in the Kuwaiti market with the applicable standards and technical regulations. And finally, the scheme protects the domestic industry from unfair competition of non-compliant or low quality goods.We at TÜV Rheinland have fulfilled all the qualification criteria set by PAI, and are approved as a Certification Inspection Body (CIB) to issue Technical Evaluation Reports (Product TER) and Consignment Technical Inspection Reports (Consignment TIR) and provide the relevant services of registration, testing, and pre-shipment inspections for your products. Contact our experts for a quote and get KUCAS certification for your products!

Detailed Information

Technical aspects Safety
Energy Efficiency
Hygienic / Food Contact
Product/Packaging Labeling
Market surveillance No
Obligation Mandatory
Factory inspection Conditionally
Sample testing Yes

The TIR certificate is valid for 1 shipment only.​

Product Scope

According to the 'List of regulated products', e.g. the following products require mandatory KUCAS certification

- Various Household Appliances

- IT- and Telecom Equipment

- Various Power Tools

- Electrical componens (e.g switches, breakers, plugs, sockets or cables)

- Lamps and various related components

- Generators and Motors (up to 10kW)

- Engine / vehicle oils and fluids

- Facial Tissue Papers

- Cigarettes

- Melamine Dinnerware

- Ceramic tiles

- Vacuum flasks

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