Japan JATE certification

JATE certification is a mandatory certification for devices connecting to the Japanese telecommunications network. The "Telecommunications Business Act" refers to the Japanese legal framework, and in essence, JATE certification is the certification required for network access in Japan. JATE stands for Japan Approvals Institute for Telecommunications Equipment and is the primary registered certification organization for telecommunications equipment technology compliance in Japan.


How to apply for Japanese certification by phone? What other devices require Japan Telecom Law certification? How to handle Japan‘s telecommunications law? Introduction to JATE Certification in Japan

Japan announced the implementation of the Telecommunications Law on April 5, 1985, to prove that relevant terminal equipment meets technical standards based on telecommunications services. From April 8 of the same year, it began to carry out technical standard compliance certification services.

1、 In order to improve telecommunications security and reliability, Japan has started qualification assessment, review, and registration work related to information security, namely T mark certification. The certification content of Japan‘s telecommunications law includes:

(1). Terminal authentication service based on the Telecommunications Law

(2). Proof of compliance with terminal equipment technical standards

(3). Proof of compliance with terminal equipment technical conditions

(4). Measurement of electrical characteristics required for applying for inspection of terminal equipment technical standards

(5). Radio Equipment Compliance Certification Service Based on Radio Electricity Law

(6). Proof of compliance with radio equipment technical standards

(7). Application for measurement of electrical characteristics required for checking wireless device technical standards

(8). Business related to conformity assessment and inspection registration related to the security and reliability of information security management systems and other telecommunications

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(1). Certification and design certification in accordance with technical standards
Connect to analog telephone network devices, Internet protocol telephone devices, Internet protocol mobile phone devices, wireless calling devices, integrated digital communication devices or dedicated communication lines and digital data line devices, and certify terminal devices to comply with technical standards (regulations for terminal devices, etc.) formulated by the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications.

(2). Those that meet the technical conditions

Prove that with the approval of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, mobile communication terminals, specialized communication line equipment, and other communication terminals must comply with the technical conditions established by the telecommunications operator.

(3). Terminal equipment

On behalf of the applicant‘s requirements, measure general electrical characteristics, etc., in response to certification applications that meet technical standards, etc.

3、 The following is a list of common equipment exported to Japan that requires application for Japan Telecom Law certification:
Broadband Internet devices
fixed telephone
Analog landline phone
IP Phone
Cordless telephone
network switch 
2.4G5G wireless router
3G4G5G mobile phone
tablet PC
POS terminal
3G4G5G communication module
NB IoT communication module
EMTC communication module
Monitoring communication equipment
Cable modem

The above is only a list of which devices need to apply for Japan Telecom Law certification, and if they are equipped with wireless devices, they also need to apply for Japan Radio Law certification simultaneously.

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