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What is ISI Mark ?

ISI mark is a certification mark for industrial products in India. The mark certifies that a product confirms to the Indian Standard, developed by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the national standards body of India. The ISI mark is by far the most recognized certification mark in the Indian subcontinent. The name ISI is an abbreviation of Indian Standards Institute, the former name of the Bureau of Indian Standards. The ISI mark is mandatory for certifying products to be sold in India, like many of the appliances and products.

General Procedure from Filing till Grant (ISI Mark)


Applicant has to fulfil all necessary list of documents given by BIS at the time submission of application.


The documents and application are scrutinized by BIS for rejection/acceptance. In case documents are incomplete, BIS office seeks more information from applicant and then application is accepted to move to the next step. BIS inform applicant for required actions from time to time. Applicant has to take respective action on the same.

Preliminary visit / Pre-Audi

This is generally held onsite wherein again officer from BIS ask applicant for some more action required to be taken if any. Applicant has to fulfil the same within a prescribed time limit given by BIS office. Applicant has to appoint team for conducting audit activities. The appointed team has to submit audit report.

Audit Report

If audit report is found unsatisfactory then the application is rejected and file is closed. If audit report requires more actions, audit team has to take respective actions which are if satisfactory after taking follow up application will be recommended for award of licence.

Grant of Licence and Surveillance

The licence is granted after complying with Audit Report. After grant, licence surveillance will be held by BIS. Applicant and audit team has to follow given rule and norms as per standards periodically from time to time.

Renewal of Licence

Applicant needs to renew the licence by paying fees and submitting required documents in prescribed time limits defined by BIS. Applicant/audit team has to keep all required documents and records ready for update from time to time.