Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (HKSTC) is authorized as a Local Certification Body (LCB) under section 32E(g) of the Telecommunications Ordinance (Ordinance) for the provision of telecommunications equipment testing and certification services prescribed by the Communications Authority (CA), as represented by OFCA of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Since October 1, 2009, HK001 was assigned to HKSTC as the LCB code to be used as the prefix for certificate numbers (see below label sample). HKSTC takes up the following responsibilities set out in sections 32E(a) and (c) of the Ordinance and offers the following services:

  1. Testing of equipment or installations against prescribed specifications
  2. Issuing certificates to certify that the equipment or installation complies with prescribed specifications.


How to Apply Application Forms
Application Form for Type-Approval or Type Acceptance of Radio Equipment

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Application Form for Certification of Customer Premises Equipment

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Our chargeable fee will not be more than the fee specified in Schedule 4 to the Undertaking with not more than 15% added on to cost for regular services, while additional fee will only be charged for priority and immediate services. Please CLICK on the below OFCA official link for details of the Fee Schedule (pages 19-27).

STC has established procedures to ensure fair handling of complaints and disputes brought by certificate holders, applicants or other interested parties, an avenue of appeal. Please feel free to contact us directly for the more information.

Guides for the Certification and Directory of Certified Equipment will be available on request.

Regulations for Scheme on Certification of Telecommunication Equipment and Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Equipment by the Local Certification Bodies ("LCB Scheme") could be DOWNLOADED here.