The Emirates Conformity Assessment Scheme or ECAS.

The Emirates Conformity Assessment Scheme or ECAS is a Product Certification scheme for government-regulated products as mandated by the Federal Law 28 of 2001.Under this scheme, all regulated products must meet the requirements for safety and quality specified in the Technical Regulations adopted by the UAE government. Suppliers must register the products and obtain Certificate of Conformity prior to selling inside the UAE.

The Emirates Conformity Assessment Scheme.

The ECAS Certificate of Conformity

  • A proof that the product has been approved by the Federal Government through ESMA.
  • One of the documents required when clearing shipments from Ports and Customs Authorities.
  • Valid within one year upon issuance for the certified products only.
  • Renewal application is required one month before expiration of the certificate.

The Certification Process


Apply for Service

  • By Product Category.
  • Select GulfTIC IMQ.
  • Send required documents.
    • Declaration of Conformity.
    • Test Report from recognized independent laboratory.
    • Product Label.

Payment of Fees

  • Application Fee.
  • Document Review Fee.
  • Certificate Fee.
Send an e-mail to for request of fees.

Conformity Assessment

Technical experts review all the documents submitted in order to assess completeness and compliance of the product with the requirements. A sample or High-Definition photo of the actual product may be requested for verification.

Corrective Action

Applicant will be notified of any findings that need immediate corrective action.

Issuance of Certificate

A Certificate of Conformity will be issued to product that has complied with the requirements.