Vietnam: Wireless and ICT products

Jun 14, 2023 | Vietnam

Vietnam MIC Regulatory Update: May 31, 2023, Vietnam MIC released Circ. 04/2023/TT-BTTTT (replacing Circ. 02/2022/TT-BTTTT) which lays out the new list of wireless and ICT products under MIC ICT Type Approval and Declaration of Conformity scopes.

Effective July 15, 2023, this new circular will show major updates on new QCVN test standards, new critical requirements for land mobile terminal devices, smart phones and more.

Below is a summary of 04/2023/TT-BTTTT:

1. There will be new national technical standards (QCVN) on: electromagnetic compatibility for radio communication equipment; electromagnetic compatibility of wireless audio equipment in the frequency range 25 MHz to 2000 MHz; NB-IoT devices, LTE Cat M; and electrical safety for telecommunications and information technology terminal equipment.

2. New critical requirements for land mobile terminal equipment and mobile phones.

3. Updates to HS codes and descriptions of goods on the list of potentially unsafe products. New or changed HS codes are included in the list for convenience in searching and applying. New products (new HS codes) shall be under mandatory scope.

4.  Small adjustments to the list of products and goods of group 2 include electrical safety standards applicable to DECT phones; addition of the E-UTRA narrowband IoT terminal at section 1.1.16 (applying the newly issued QCVN 131:2022/BTTTT), and the personal FM radio device removal at section 2.10 (equipment not imported for many years); NFC moved from Type Approval certification scheme to SDoC scheme.

For full details on the specific changes, contact Testing Partners or visit the official MIC document here:

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