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Mexico NOM Certification

The Norma Oficial Mexicana (NOM) certification is a set of regulations and standards that are required by the Mexican government for a number of diverse activities. Every product that enters Mexico must meet the requirements outlined in NOM. Electrical products must meet additional mandatory requirements regarding energy efficiency. Prior exports being allowed to enter the country, they must be compliant with these regulations and must have a NOM mark.

NOM certification agencies: ANCE, NYCE and others

IEC CB certificate/report:  Acceptable
IEC62368 is not yet acceptable in Mexico

Factory inspection: No

Local representative: Yes

Certificate validity: 1 year

Sample requirement: No

Critical component requirements: No

Document checklist: Spanish manual, HS code, product specification and others

Lead time:  3-10 weeks

Certification procedure: 

  • Application submission
  • Document review
  • Draft report/certificate review
  • Issue of NOM certificate

Products in scope:

  • NOM-001-SCFI-1993: “Electronic apparatus, household electronic, apparatus for different sources of electrical power, safety requirements and testing methods for type approval
  • NOM-016-SCFI-1993: “Electronic apparatus for use in office and operated by different sources of electrical power safety requirements and testing methods
  • NOM-019-SCFI-1998: “Safety of data processing equipment
  • And more

If you would like to know the NOM requirements for any specific product, please provide the HS code.

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