Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme


  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has been operating a Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme (FMCS) since the year 2000 under BIS Act, 1986 and Rules & Regulations framed there under.

  • Under FMCS, licence is granted to a Foreign Manufacturer for use of Standard Mark on a product that conforms to an Indian Standard.

  • The Scheme is applicable for grant of licence for all products except Electronics & IT Goods notified by DeitY .

  • The licence is granted by Foreign Manufacturers Certification Department (FMCD) located at BIS Headquarters, New Delhi.

  • Click here to read more about FMCS.

  • NOTE: BIS is also operating  a Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) for Electronics & IT Goods for the product categories notified by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY). Click here to read more about CRS. Click here  for list of product categories under CRS.


    Contact Details

    Head (FMCD)
    Room No. 459, Manakalaya
    Bureau of Indian Standards,
    9, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
    New Delhi - 110002.
    Telephone : +91 11 23239382, 23230131 ext. 4280
    Telefax : +91 11 23239382
    Email : fmcs@bis.gov.in