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Type Approval Specialists
Tel.: +49 6894 389112-00
Fax: +49 6894 389112-09

 

Ghana

Radio Type Approval, Homologation, Certification Services - Global Market Access Solutions

We can offer you reliably all services concerning Type Approval in Ghana (Accra). Our distinguished contact with the authority in Ghana (Accra), our good relationship to NCA - National Communications Authority of Ghana, as well as the qualification in the homologation of consumer and automotive RF-products and Short Range Devices (SRD) in ISM-Frequency band will create your market access in Ghana trouble-free and cost-effective.

We will assist you to put your product successfully on the market by offering the following services:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of IB-Lenhardt AG local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed


For Ghana we can offer you a short termed tentative offer based upon a submitted Datasheet of the device:
quote@ib-lenhardt.de



GEO / MAP of Ghana


General information about Ghana

Formal Name
Ghana


Capital
Accra


Continent
Africa


Degree of latitude
8.184174833143516


Degree of longitude
-1.45733047509768


Currency
Cedi


Country code
+ 233


Top-level domain
.gh


Languages
English (official), Native tongues (Brong Ahafo, Twi, Fanti, Ga, Ewe, Dagbani)


Size (in km²)
239,460.0 km²


Population (as of 2011)
24965816 Einwohner


Date of joining the UN
08.03.1957


Country code according to ISO 3166-2
GH


Country code according to ISO 3166-3
GHA


Certificate Example for Ghana

Example Radio Type Approval Certificate for Ghana
Download Certificate
PDF / JPG



Mandatory / Voluntary
Mandatory

Authority / Regulatory Body
National Communications Authority of Ghana

Validity Period of Certification
unlimited

Local Representative Required?
Yes

In-Country Testing Required?
No

Average lead time for radio type approval
10 weeks

Label Example for Ghana

Example Radio Type Approval Label for Ghana
Download Label
PDF / PNG



Marking of Certification Logo or Number Required?
Yes

Size
24 x 1 mm

Specific User Manual Requirements?
No

News for Ghana


  • New Type Approval Requirements

    Ghana's National Communication Authority (NCA) revised its guidelines in May 2015 as follows:

    • A local company is now required for all type approval applications if the manufacturer does not have a branch in Ghana.
    • Regarding the publication of the type approved devices on NCA website: "The Authority will maintain on its website a list of approved ECE (hereinafter referred to as "Type Approval Register") to be accessed by the general public";
    • A regularly updated list of testing laboratories recognized by the Authority will be available on the Authority's website. The Authority can demand re-testing at a laboratory assigned by the Authority on the applicant's expense,
    • Approved Terminal Equipment must be labeled, bearing the mark 'NCA Approved: XXX-XXXXX-XXX' (Appendix 3 of Guidelines). Electronic Marking is acceptable;
    • NCA shall perform market surveillance to ensure that only type approved ECE is sold in Ghana.

  • New Type Approval Requirements

    The National Communications Authority of Ghana (NCA) has new rules for Type Approval, beginning 2014-01-01.

    A summary of the new Ghana requirements:

    • A sample is mandatory (as-sold)
    • NCA will publish the following data on their website:
      1. Brand
      2. Certification Body
      3. Country of Origin
      4. Date of Certification
      5. EMC standard
      6. Equipment category
      7. Firmware/Software Version
      8. Manufacturer
      9. Modulation type
      10. Notes
      11. Operating frequency band
      12. Radio frequency power of radio equipment
      13. Radio standard
      14. Safety standard
      15. Transmission capacity
      16. Type of RTT 
    • All Type Approved RTTE must have a permanent label except for:
      1. WiMAX FORUM marked equipment
      2. WiFi ALLIANCE marked equipment
      3. UL Registered Component marked equipment
      4. Modular equipment
      5. IECEE CB SCHEME marked equipment
      6. CE marked equipment or FCC parts 15 and 16 approved equipment
      7. Bluetooth marked equipment
      8. 3GPP marked equipment


Product scope

Automotive

Radar
(24GHz, 77GHz, 79GHz, UWB)

Funkschlüssel
(315MHz, 433MHz, 868MHz)

Keyless Go
(125kHz, 13,56MHz)

Reifendrucksensoren
(125kHz, 315MHz, 433MHz, 868MHz)

Entertainment
(2,4GHz)

Industrie

Radar
(Tank Level, Positions-Radar)

Wireless-M-Bus
(315MHz, 433MHz, 868MHz)

Wireless-CAN-Bus
 

RFID
(125kHz, 13,56MHz, 868MHz)

UWB Devices
(24GHz, 60GHz, 79GHz)

Consumer Elektronik

WirelessHD
(60GHz)

WLAN
(2,4Ghz, 3GHz, 5GHz, 10GHz)

Bluetooth
(2,4GHz)

Zigbee
(868MHz, 2,4GHz)

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