Exporting Electrical Products to Saudi Arabia - SASO Recognition Certificate now required.

SASO Announced New Requirement for Shipment Certificate for Exports of Selected Electricals

SASO has recently made an announcement regarding a new requirement for SASO Recognition Certificate which shall be effective from 15th February, 2018.  


This is a Mandatory Certificate to be accompanied with the CoC for clearance of the Shipment at the KSA Customs Ports/Borders. 


This Recognition Certificate is issued by SASO based on a valid IECEE Test Report issued by a Certification Body Testing Laboratory (CBTL) IECEE approved lab)  and a valid IECEE CB Certificate issued by an National Certification Body (NCB) only.  


Currently, this new requirement is only applicable for the below mentioned list of products: 


  • Mobile Devices
  • Car Batteries and Mobile Phone Batteries
  • Water Pumps 
  • Dishwashers
  • TV Sets
  • Chargers for Mobile Phones and Parts
  • Lighting, (Lamps and Luminaires)
  • Electric Motors
  • Portable Computers (Laptops and Tablets)


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