Certification & Certifying Agencies

Communications and Multimedia (Technical Standards) Regulations 2000
  • Regulation 14 - “All communications equipment which are required to be certified under these Regulations shall be so certified.”
  • Regulation 27(1) - "No person shall undertake or conduct any activity in a designated skill area unless that person is certified."

Scope of Certification

  1. Communication Equipment;
    • Electricity Safety
    • Electromagnetic Immunity & Compatibility
    • Network Interoperability
    • Wireless
    • Light Wave Apparatus
    • Cabling Facilities and Systems
  2. Proficiency of designated skill area;
    • Cabling provider - customer's premises
    • Cabling provider - network
    • Communications equipment 

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission has issued a notice to exempt certification for certain types of communications equipment for holders of amateur radio operator's certificates (Class A or Class B).
View Notice

Certifying Agency (CA)

Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA '98) section 186

"The commission may register certifying agencies or classes of certifying agencies, including agencies outside Malaysia, for the purposes of certifying compliance with codes or standards."

  • To process applications of certifying agencies or classes of certifying agencies both inside and out side Malaysia, audit and the management of their performance as well as the development of Certifying Agencies and the supporting approved Test Labs structure. 
  • To develop standard application and test set up and procedures, recording system, certification mark control with the CAs. 
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