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An international network made up of product certification organizations

The National Telecommunications Agency (Portuguese: Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações) or ANATEL is a special agency in Brazil created by the general telecommunications act (Law 9472, 16/07/1997) in 1997 and governed by Decree 2338 of 07/10/1997. The agency is administratively and financially independent, and not hierarchically subordinate to any government agency. Its decisions can only be appealed in court. From the Ministry of Communications, ANATEL has inherited the powers of granting, regulating and supervising telecommunications in Brazil as well as much technical expertise and other material assets.

ANATEL certification agency: ANATEL

FCC/CE RED certificate/report:  No, only for reference

Wireless module level approval: acceptable with conditions

Factory inspection: No

Local representative: Yes

Certificate validity: years

Sample requirement: Yes, 2 conductive samples and 2 normal samples

Document checklist: Portuguese manual, testing instructions, product specification and others

Lead time:  12-16 weeks

Certification procedure: 

  • Application submission
  • Document review
  • Sample local testing
  • Draft report review
  • OCD report and certificate
  • Issue of ANATEL certificate
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