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Kuwait - CITRA Type Approval - Overview

The Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) is the Kuwait's National regulator responsible for the supervision, reviews and Type approvals of the Radio and Telecommunication equipment prior to any commercial use, import and/or production of such equipment in Kuwait supervising Wireless Regulatory Compliance.

Kuwait CITRA accepts European (EU) test standards, specification and CE marking for the evaluation and grant of CITRA Type Approval.  All wired and non-wired Telecommunication and Radio equipment requires mandatory CITRA Type Approval.


While samples are not required compulsorily, Authority has the right to ask for samples for inspection/examination purposes during the CITRA Type Approval application evaluations. 


Our end to end Kuwait CITRA Type Approval Service includes:

1- Guidance and consulting on the approval scope and applicable Test standards 

2- Handling all applicable Govt. charges for Type Approval Applications 

3- Management of full Type Approval Process

4- Full support for Kuwait CITRA re-approvals of expired/old/near-to-expire CITRA Type approvals 

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Kuwait Apprval Summay

Kuwait CITRA Type Approval - Summary:

  • Concerned Authority : Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) (

  • Applicable Radio and Telecommunication Equipment Certification : CITRA Type Approval

  • Required Documents:

    • Technical Literature of Device (User Manual, Specifications/Data Sheet, Operational Description)​

    • Declaration of Conformity (DoC)

    • RF,EMC,Health and Safety Test Reports as per applicable Test standards

    • GSMA TAC Letter(for cellular devices)

  • Sample Requirements: Not Required

  • Approval Validity: 3 Years 

  • In-country Testing Requirements: Not Applicable

  • Local Representation : Not Required

  • Lead time : 4-6 Weeks

Kuwait Exempt Items

List of Exempt Items from Kuwait CITRA  Type Approval:

  • Not Applicable

Kuwait Updates and artices

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Our Team Looks forward to hearing from you on your Kuwait CITRA Type Approval Requirements

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