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Vietnam MIC Type Approval for wireless RF Handheld, Portable Data Terminal (PDT), barcode scanner


EXTENDMAX- Wireless Barcode Scanners, Portable Data Terminals (PDT), and wireless RF Handheld are playing an important role in retail and warehose stock take. Pursuant to Circular 42/2016/TT-BTTTT of MIC Vietnam wireless Barcode Scanners, Portable Data Terminals (PDT), and wireless RF Handheld which use one of the WLAN, WWAN, or RFID tag readear RF features will be subjected to MIC Type Approval and Declaration of Conformity. Importer also has to obtain import permit from Vietnam Telecomunication Authority (VNTA) to import these products.

1. Applicable regulations.

Depends on specifications of wireless RF interfaces WLAN (Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and/or WWAN (2G / 3G / 4G / LTE) and/or UHF RFID, Portable Data Terminals (PDT) and wireless RF Handheld will be subjected to the according Vietnam national technical regulations regulated by Circular 42/2016/TT-BTTTT of MIC Vietnam.

UHF RFID operating frequency band and maximum output power must be complied with Circular 46/2016/TT-BTTTT of MIC Vietnam.

Lithium battery used for Portable Data Terminals (PDT) and wireless RF Handheld are not forced to obtain MIC approval yet.

2.   Type Approval certification procedures and requirements:

 Required documents to apply for Type Approval certificate as follows:

-   Type approval application form

-   A copy of Vietnam business license of applicant

-   Product specifications sheet or product data sheet

-   Eligible test reports issued by local laboratories or oversea laboratories recognized by MIC Vietnam under MRA (with appropriate scope)

A Verification and Certification Center of Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) shall review the application dossier and issue Type Approval certificate within 2 weeks if the application complies with MIC Vietnam and VNTA regulations.

3.   Declaration of Conformity and VNTA Import Permit process

After obtaining Type Approval certificate for Portable Data Terminals (PDT) and wireless RF Handheld, applicant has to prepare a Declaration of Conformity dossier and apply again to VNTA for DoC.

Required documents for Declaration of Conformity as follows:

- Declaration of Conformity form

- A copy of type approval certificate of product

- Product specifications sheet or product data sheet

- A copy of Business license of applicant

ICT Mark of applicant (TA mandatory type ICT Mark with both “NAME” and “CODE”)

4.   Preview of Vietnam MIC Type Approval certificate for Portable Data Terminals and RFID readear

5.   Preview of according MIC SDoC certificate for Portable Data Terminals

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