Firesafety certification
Certification GOST R
Custom Union

Exemption letter



The Exemption letter is an official document confirming that the products are not subject of obligatory certification by GOST R certification system.

When it is not clear whether the certain product is subject of obligatory certification by GOST R certification system the control authorities might request business owner to submit the exemption letter. Such a situation often appears when necessity of GOST R compliance certificate for certain products importing into the customs territory of Russian Federation could not be definitely determined under HS code.

The Exemption letters are issued by certification authorities accredited by Federal Agency on Technical Control and Metrology. They always governed by “Order of importation of products being subject of Obligatory certification into the Russian Federation”.

There is also list of products that required confirmation for Obligatory certification execution upon putting in the customs territory of RF. Such letters are issued only by Russian Research Institute for Certification.

There are exemption letters for sale of products.

Exemption letter or Information notice is made by certification authority based on request and complete description of the product. The recipient company signs and stamps this document.

Order of procedure:

  1. File an application by means of application form, email or telephone.

  2. Agreement of procedure order, due time and cost of works.

  3. Submission of all necessary documents.

  4. Contract conclusion / works payment under contract.

  5. Analyze of production status (if it is provided by certification procedure).

  6. Execution, issue and registration permitting documentation.

On-line application