Comprehensive guide to the SASO IECEE Certificate

The SASO IECEE Recognition Certificate represents such a challenge for many Saudi manufacturers and importers targeting distributing the products that require this certificate, some even get confused about for which products it is mandatory and for which ones it is optional.

Down here we will answer the common questions about the SASO IECEE Certificate.

What is the SASO IECEE Certificate?

SASO IECEE Recognition Certificate is a requirement for a specific scheme of products to access the Saudi market, and this requirement is set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO) which is also the authority responsible for granting the IECEE Certificate based on the international IEC standards.

Who are the stakeholders of the SASO IECEE Certificate?

All Saudi local manufacturers and importers of the products that fall under the scope of the SASO IECEE Recognition Certificate are obligated to apply for it in order to obtain the certificate if their products are proven to conform to the relevant standards.

What is the scheme of the SASO IECEE Certificate?

The products that require obtaining the SASO IECEE Certificate are as follows:

  • Lighting products
  • Mobile Phone devices and their chargers
  • Car chargers of mobile phones
  • Wireless chargers of mobile phones
  • Household electric pumps (under 3500 Watts)
  • Power Bank 
  • Mobile phone batteries
  • Wireless headphones and earphones
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Smartwatches
  • Smart bands
  • Laptops and tablets
  • Laptop chargers
  • Television and display monitors
  • Dish Washers 
  • Lighting products 
  • Control gears of lighting products

Is there any update for the scheme of the SASO IECEE?

Yes, SASO announced a new list of products to be added to the mandatory scheme of the IECEE and this new enforcement started on September 1, 2021, covering the following products:

  • Electrical power cable
  • Video games devices and their accessories
  • Water pumps 5 hp or less
  • Electric oil fryers
  • Water boilers
  • Coffee machines

What are the required conformity documents to apply for the SASO IECEE?

Applying for the SASO IECEE Certificate is based on two documents:

  • CB Test Report from an accredited laboratory.
  • CB Test Certificate from an approved Certification Body.

How to prepare the technical file to apply for the SASO IECEE Certificate?

If you are confused about where to start from, preparing the documents, submitting an application, or finding a trusted approved certification body and accredited laboratory, SanedCert will be your reliable partner to obtain the SASO IECEE Certificate in the shortest time at the best prices, as we provide comprehensive consultancy service starting from preparing your technical file, helping to issue the required reports and `certificates, submitting the application, and following up on the certificate issuance.

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