How long is the validity period of the FCC certificate in general?

Source: Date: 2021-8-20

How long is the validity period of the CC certificate in general?

An FCC certification is still valid forever and will not expire, which means that a completely unchanged product does not need to be recertified (unless the standard is updated). If minor changes are made to the device or device configuration, it may need to be based on the original FCC certification Recertification.

The FCC started to implement SDoC after November 2, 2017, and officially cancelled the FCCDOC and FCCVOC certifications after November 2, 2018.

We are accredited by the FCC and recognized as an official laboratory, so we can perform all the relevant regulatory tests required to initiate the approval process. In addition to the necessary tests, we can also provide you with the certification process through the TCB, thereby Obtain a complete FCC certification from a single source.

We have multiple approved TCBs in accredited laboratories in North America and Europe, and we provide testing and approval services in accordance with all FCC standards.

Validity period of FCC certificate


FCC Part 22, 24 and 27 for GSM/WCDMA/LTE equipment

FCC Part 15.247 for Bluetooth/WLAN802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)

FCC Part 15.407 for WLAN802.11a/n/ac (5GHz)

FCC Part 15.245 (902-928MHz frequency band, ISM frequency band)

Part 15.225 of the FCC is used for RFID (13.56MHz)

FCC Part 25, for satellite communication equipment

FCC Part 90 applies to private land mobile devices

FCC Part 95 for personal radio equipment

HAC test according to FCC regulations

DFS test of equipment operating in the frequency range of 5.25-5.35GHz and 5.47-5.725GHz. FCC Part 15 Subpart E.

According to FCC rules for SAR testing

FCC certification can also be regarded as the basis of approval for many countries in the world, because the relevant testing scope covers a large number of local requirements. These include Mexico, Chile or Argentina. Contrary to popular belief, the FCC certification in the US market is not synonymous with the approval of the Canadian regulatory agency.