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Testing & Certification

Certification Application and Procedures

Product certification application and procedure according to KERI’s certification scheme

  • 1. Certification application registration and review

    Prepare and send a certification application form and submit the necessary specification, drawings and data, etc. for the assessment.

  • 2. Discussion on the certification method and schedule

    You will be asked to discuss with the certification engineer regarding the applicable standards, assessment items and method, etc.

  • 3. Issuing certification acceptance letter

    The certification engineer will send you the information on the expected certification fee and payment method via fax or mail. You will be required to make the payment at a designated financial institution by the due date prescribed on the acceptance letter.

  • 4. Check of sample, technical data and drawings/Assessment

    The certification engineer will conduct the necessary evaluation and may request submission of additional data.

  • 5. Conformity assessment test sample

    Testing will be performed at KERI, external consignment laboratory or manufacturing site. The design may be changed through the consultation with the certification department depending on the test results.

  • 6. Follow-up management(surveillance)

    A factory audit, an inspection of the sample from factory and/or market, an audit of quality system will be performed selectively in case of the KERI-CERT/3 certification scheme.

  • 7. Inspection report and evaluation report

    The certification engineer will prepare inspection and evaluation reports.

  • 8. Decision on certification

     

  • 9. Settlement of certification fee

    After the certification process is complete, if there is an additional certification fee in addition to the amount that has already been paid, you will be asked to make the additional payment. In contrast, if you were charged more than the actual certification fee, KERI will reimburse the difference to your bank account.

  • 10. Issue of certificate

    The certificate is issued directly to the applicant.

  • 11. Product certification mark

    For KERI-CERT/3 certification, the applicant is authorized to attach the product certification mark on the product in question.

Product certification application and procedure according to KERI’s certification scheme

If you wish to receive certificate on your electrical product, please visit our office in person or apply via fax or e-mail with the certification application form and necessary documents that include the following information:

  • Identity of the applicant
  • Description of the product to be certified
  • Design characteristics and technical description (incl. catalog, technical specifications, drawings and regulations)
  • Applicable standards
  • Type of certificate to be requested
  • Ratings of product to be proven by the certificate
  • A copy of a written pledge to use the certificate document within the scope permitted by the regulations of certification scheme
  • Test report on the product issued prior to the application if necessary
    ※ In case of requesting certification of products prescribed in the special regulations of the KERI-CERT/3 certification scheme, the following documents/information must be submitted with the application form :
  • Certified quality system and/or product specification
  • Product production process chart and description (All steps in production process from request of the product to shipment)
  • A copy of a written pledge for the relevant certification scheme
  • A copy of the written investigation for factory audit by a certification body
  • Test report on the product issued prior to the application if necessary

For application information and inquiries

    • Secretariat : Nam, Hyun-Mi T. 055-280-1560  F.055-280-1167  cert@keri.re.kr
    • Certification Engineers : Kim, Ik-Soo T. 055-280-1530  and Park, Young-ChangT.055-280-1517

Certification Engineers : Kim, Ik-Soo (T.055-280-1530) and Park, Young-Chang (T.055-280-1517)