Compliance to Customs Union Technical Regulations is required when exporting to the Eurasian Economic Union - EAEU (former Customs Union). Member states are: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

GOST certification systems for individual member states are being gradually replaced by certification to the Customs Union Technical Regulations (CU TR). 

Technical Regulations are similar to Directives, covering the requirements of the entire product’s life cycle. Each TR is supported by GOSTs and other standards in terms of product-specific requirements and testing methods. 

Products successfully assessed with the Customs Union Technical Regulations are marked with the EAC Mark of Conformity (EAC stands for Eurasian Conformity). The EAC Mark applies to exports to, and goods manufactured in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan.

Several types of conformity assessment are currently in place depending on the type of product: certification or declaration to national GOST systems, Customs Union TR certification or declaration, State Registration. 

Applicable conformity assessment documents have to be in place for customs clearance and sale and/or marketing within the member states.

Goods currently covered by Technical Regulations are industrial and low-voltage electrical equipment, equipment intended for hazardous areas, textiles, footwear and accessories for adults, and all children’s products including toys, cosmetics, food, and furniture. 

Intertek has been arranging these mandatory certificates since the commencement of the programme. Our staff are experts in the certification programme for the Customs Union and have extensive knowledge of its requirements and objectives and can confidently and efficiently help exporters in facilitating trade.

Intertek’s dedicated experts will be able to advise you on the certification you require and offer you a custom-made service to guide you through the certification process. 

The most common applicable certificates (but not limited to) are: 

  • CU TR Certificate of Conformity 
  • CU TR Declaration of Conformity
  • Gost-R Certificate of Conformity 
  • Gost-R Declaration of Conformity 
  • State Registration
  • Fire Safety Certification
  • Justification of Safety
  • Technical Passport
  • Exemption Letter

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Exporters, importers, and traders wishing to place products in the markets in which programmes are in place must have the necessary certification to clear Customs. This overview will explain the basics of what you need to know.
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