South Africa: Certification and Radio type approval for your products

Certify your products for the market in South Africa.

Our services for certification in the field of radio approval, international type approval (ITA), radio type approval, homologation, certification services in South Africa enable you to have secure market access. In particular, our contacts for approval by Indipendent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) enable you to have smooth and cost-effective market access for wireless products in the areas of WLAN, Bluetooth, Short Range Device (SRD), NFC and Cellular.

Our Services for your International radio type approval


  • Management of your approval for all important markets (EU, USA, China, Russia, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and many more)
  • Monitoring of the running times and timely renewal of your certificates
  • Advice on change management (product changes and variations)
  • Reliable scheduling of your planned certifications competence


  • Advice - also during development
  • Phoenix Testlab Telecom Certification Bodies for EU, USA, Canada and Japan
  • Know-how in the country-specific radio requirements
  • Many years of experience of our international team
  • Experts with the linguistic and cultural background to facilitate your certification in all relevant target markets
  • Technology expertise in the fields of radio, industry, automation, automobiles, telematics, household electronics, and much more.
  • A large network of competent and reliable partners all over the world
  • Phoenix Testlab accredited test laboratories for radio, EMC, environmental simulations, electrical device safety
  • Coordination of all necessary tests on site and worldwide

The most important info on radio licensing in South Africa

Type of approval

  • Radio Equipment Type Approval Certificate

Office / Supervisory authority

  • Indipendent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

Mandatory / Voluntary


Certification validity period

Valid indefinitely

Local representative required?


In-country testing required?


Average duration for radio approvals

12 weeks

Label information

Radio Equipment Type Approval Certificate

ICASA logo with the certification number below listed on the certificate

Contact Person

Uwe Dollitz B.Sc.
Section Manager International Type Approval
+49 (0) 5235-9500-135