The Certification Process
Manufacturer submits a request for certification through the CTIA Certification database.
Manufacturer selects a test lab.
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 certification.
CTIA Certification ensures that all requirements have been met.
Certification notice is issued to the manufacturer.
Device Hardware Reliability Certification FAQs
Here are answers to common questions about our Device Hardware Reliability Certification Program. If you have questions that we have not answered, please submit a question or contact us.
Yes, there is a $4,000 fee for initial requests. There is no fee for ECO requests. Certification testing fees are separate from these fees and are determined independently by each CTIA Certification Authorized Test Lab (ATL).
CTIA Certification working groups are the foundation of our certification programs. This global network of operators, service providers, device manufacturers, test labs, and many others, solve industry challenges, enable new efficiencies, and hold the wireless industry to the highest standard.