Customs Union (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan) || International Approvals

Technical information

  • Voltage and frequency:

220 V, 50 Hz

  • Plug:

C (Class II)

F (Class I)

Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan was founded in 2010 and it is managed by the regulatory bodies of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC).


Customs Union certificate only confirms that the safety and EMC requirements are met and allows importers to put their goods on Customs Union market, but cannot be used instead of telecom, hygiene and all other type of obligatory or voluntary approvals or licenses. The products which fall under the scope of new CU TR (Technical Regulations) need to obtain CU declaration or certification (depending on the product), before they can be put on the market of Russia, Belarus or Kazakhstan territory. CU declaration/certification is required for most electric and electronic appliances operating up to 1000 V AC or 1500 V DC, as well as for any electrical and electronic equipment which can be a source of electromagnetic noise and/or sensitive to electromagnetic influence. Exceptions are explosion-proof equipment, medical equipment, military equipment, elevators, aircrafts, automobile and water transport, equipment for safety of nuclear power station or similar.

Type of Approvals and Markings

Customs Union Declaration or Certificate


SIQ Services

SIQ cooperates with certification bodies from Russia in order to help customers at obtaining required CU approvals.