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GCTS Certification

G Mark/GCC Certification
What is the G Mark?
The Gulf Conformity Mark (G Mark) is a conformity mark for products categories subjected to the Gulf Coordinating Council (GCC) technical regulations, the priority for applying G Mark is for children toys and low voltage devices exported for sale in the markets of the Gulf Standardization Organization states.

Affixing the G Mark on a product is proof that it conforms to the Gulf standards and the relevant technical regulation, and it meets the quality and safety requirements.

The countries included in the scheme are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

G Mark obtaining simple process:

  • Submitting technical documents, including instruction manuals, safety electromagnetic compatibility tests, etc.
  • The technical file gets reviewed, to decide on granting G Mark.
  • Once the G Mark is obtained, the mark logo can be labeled on the products.

Labeling Conditions

  • The Gulf conformity Mark should be affixed by unerase able labeling or printing on products.
  • It should be affixed at the last stage of product control.
  • It is prohibited to affix any other marks for a purpose of fraud or emulate the G Mark.
  • It is allowed to affix other marks on the products that ensure national or international standards, as long as there is no confusion with the G Mark.
  • The identification number of the notified body should be attached.

Responsibilities Conditions
The manufacturer or his agent or legal representative in the GCC markets is in charge of affixing the G Mark.
If it is mentioned in the GCC technical regulations the G Mark may be affixed by the person in charge of placing products in the GCC markets.

Declaration Conditions

  • The manufacturer or his agent in the states of the Gulf Council should declare that the Gulf Conformity Mark has been affixed after fulfilling the technical requirements.
  • The declaration ensures that products conform to the requirements and conditions stated in the GCC technical regulations, and the model is tested by a notified body.
  • The declaration should be kept for not less than 10 years starting from the manufacturing date unless the GCC technical regulations state otherwise.
  • The declaration may be in the form of a label or document.
  • If there is more than one GCC technical regulation applicable to the same product, a single declaration including all the fulfilled GCC technical regulations may be issued.
  • The declaration should be available upon request to be reviewed by the concerned control and market survey bodies in the member states.

If you do want to apply GCC/G mark, please feel free to contact to us.