Certification, Kazakhstan and Belarus | Certification of products for export to Kazakhstan and Belarus

The certificate is the main document required when exporting products to the countries of the Eurasian Union (EAEU) Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia. When exporting products to Kazakhstan or Belarus, and if the product to be certified does not have the technical regulations of the Customs Union, national regulations are followed, ie GOST K in Kazakhstan and BelCT in Belarus.

Certification – Kazakhstan GOST K

When the product is not covered by the Technical Regulations of the Customs Union (EAEU), it may be part of the national GOST K certification system operating in Kazakhstan, which is similar to the Russian GOST R certification system. Compliance with the standard and norms are demonstrated in the form of mandatory or voluntary certification and declaration. The Technical Regulation and Metrology (Weights; Measures) Committee of the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan defines the use of standards in Kazakhstan, supervises and coordinates technical regulation and metrology. As in Russia, major changes have taken place and are taking place in the certification system in Kazakhstan.

Certification process in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has a few Technical Regulations in force and the certification and declaration of its products is carried out in accordance with these regulations. The certification formulas define the fixed methods and the required documentation. In general, in the case of serial product certification, the certification process requires documentary inspection, sample testing, and production auditing.

Accelerated procedure or “application – declaration”

In Kazakhstan, it is possible to use the “application – declaration” method to speed up imports and customs clearance. The application – declaration registered with the certification body allows the product to be imported into the country. In practice, the importer and the certification body cooperate in making an application declaration, in which the importer declares that the product complies with the standard and undertakes to carry out certification in Kazakhstan within a month (after importation

Sanitary-Epidemiological State Registration Certificate or Expert Statement

Sanitary-epidemiological control in Kazakhstan follows the same pattern as in Russia. The rules and documents are the same: State Registration Certificate or Expert Statement.

License

Hazardous technologies, equipment, and materials require a license. Licensing is granted by the Industrial Safety Committee of the Ministry of Special Situations of Kazakhstan. The licensing process requires document review, product certification, and industrial safety auditing.

Certification – Belarus BelCT

If the product is not covered by the Customs Union Technical Regulation (Reglamentti), it will be certified in accordance with the Belarusian national standard or Technical Regulations.

Certification process in Belarus

Currently, the standards, Technical Regulations and Technical Requirements of the Republic of Belarus are in force. Belarus, like Russia, has a few schemes in place that require certification. The serial product certification process requires documentary checks, sample testing, and production audits.

Sanitary-Epidemiological State Registration Certificate or Expert Statement

Sanitary-epidemiological control in Belarus works in the same way as in Russia. The rules and documents for supervision are the same: State Registration Certificate or Expert Statement.

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