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The Federal Telecommunications Institute (Spanish: Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones; abbreviated as IFT and incorrectly referred to as IFETEL) is an independent government agency of Mexico charged with the regulation of telecommunications and broadcasting services. It was formed on September 10, 2013, as part of larger reforms to Mexican telecom regulations, and replaced the Federal Telecommunications Commission (Cofetel).​

IFETEL certification agency: IFT

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

Wireless module level approval: No

Factory inspection: No

Local representative: Yes

Certificate validity: infinite

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

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

Lead time:  12-16 weeks

Certification procedure: 

  • Application submission
  • Document review
  • Sample local testing
  • Draft report review
  • ANCE/NYCE report and certification
  • Issue of IFETEL homolgation certificate

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