The Certification Process
Manufacturer submits a request for certification through the CTIA Certification database for certification.
Manufacturer identifies the battery used in the device.
Manufacturer selects an authorized test lab.
Authorized test lab conducts testing and submits test results to the certification database.
Manufacturer submits required documentation to the certification database.
Manufacturer pays lab for testing and CTIA for recognition.
CTIA Certification ensures that all requirements have been met.
Certification notice is issued to the manufacturer.
Battery Life Certification FAQs
Here are answers to common questions about our Battery Life Certification Program. If you have questions that we have not answered, please submit a question or contact us.
A Battery System Certification Request – IEEE 1725 must be submitted before submitting the Battery Life Certification Request. Testing may proceed in parallel. However, the Battery System Certification – IEEE 1725 must be completed before the Battery Life Certification is awarded.
Yes, $4,000 for initial certification requests. There is no fee for ECO certification requests. Certification testing fees are separate and are determined independently by each CTIA Certification Authorized Test Laboratory (ATL).
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