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TÜV Rheinland: Morocco reinforces the import regulation for selected product categories

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Mar 29, 2021 10:17:52 PM
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Morocco UpdateThe Ministry of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy (MICEVN) in the Kingdom of Morocco has further strengthened the requirements of the Verification of Conformity (VOC) Program.


Effective since 17th March 2021, a new set of norms have become mandatory under the Morocco VOC program. Apart from enhancements to previous norms, additional new norms have been added to the list of regulated products. This information is in line with Order 2911-20 and first published by MICEVN on 17 December 2020.


An additional set of norms will become compulsory from Thursday, 17 June 2021 -


"Given that Morocco is an important and attractive destination market, these regulation updates are crucial to ensure safe and quality approved goods are imported into Morocco. TÜV Rheinland’s role as an authorized inspection body for the Moroccan VoC scheme is to verify that those goods subject to import comply with the national standards defined by MICEVN”, said Fares Naouri, Senior Vice President, Government Inspections and International Trade, TÜV Rheinland. “The addition of compulsory norms is in line with MICEVNs ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of the Moroccan consumers”, added Fares Naouri.


MICEVN also updated the Destination Inspection list that now includes footwear, leaf springs and certain types of inner tubes. For more information, you may download the latest lists from the MICEVN website:


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Certificate of conformity as a basis for importing products
TÜV Rheinland, as an authorized inspection body carries out the conformity assessment process and issues the required Certificates of Conformity (CoC). With the CoC, manufacturers and traders are able to prove that they comply with Moroccan requirements. This will enable those businesses to execute a quicker go-to-market strategy and will save them time and logistical costs.


For more information about the Moroccan VoC Scheme visit our website link.