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Vietnam (MIC) – New Technical Regulations

January 2021

January 2021 Updates

Vietnam

Vietnam (MIC) - New Technical Regulations

Vietnam (MIC) has officially released National Technical Regulations and according Circulars for implementation of QCVN 54:2020/BTTTT, QCVN 74:2020/BTTTT, QCVN 112:2020/BTTTT. The new National Technical Regulations shall enter in force from July 1, 2021.

QCVN 54:2020/BTTTT

  • Will impact all the products which have Wi-Fi or Zigbee (Laptop, tablet, mobile phone, access point, Wi-Fi router, other devices having Wi-Fi connection, smarthome Zigbee products, etc)
  • All test reports according to the former version QCVN 54:2011/BTTTT or QCVN 74:2013/BTTTT shall not be accepted for type approval certification. Devices will need to re-test according to 2020 version
  • QCVN 54:2020/BTTTT will not only replace QCVN 54:2011/BTTTT but also replaces QCVN 47:2015/BTTTT for WIFI products having Tx power over 100mW EIRP but equal or less than 200mW EIRP (such as Access Points)

QCVN 74:2020/BTTTT

  • Will impact SRD operated in 1GHz – 40GHz bands like 2.4GHz RFID / SRD, 24 GHz radar (RFID, SRD radar detector)
  • SRD for non-specific application using 5725 ~ 5850 MHz bands will fall within the scope of these regulations. Meanwhile 5725 ~ 5850 MHz Wi-Fi products shall still be under scope of the QCVN 65

QCVN 122:2020/BTTTT

  • Will impact LoRa / LPWAN products
  • This regulation does not apply to LPWAN products using IMT licensed frequencies bands
  • The frequency allowed is only 920-923 MHz

Important changes include:

  • All test reports according to version QCVN 54:2011/BTTTT or QCVN 74:2013/BTTTT shall not be accepted for type approval certification. Customers need to re-test according to the 2020 version.
  • All Type Approval certificates which list QCVN 54:2011/BTTTT or QCVN 74:2013/BTTTT need to be renewed or add-in QCVN 54:2020/BTTTT / QCVN 74:2020/BTTTT to maintain validity for importation
  • MRA labs need to apply for MIC MRA recognition according to the new standards in order to get test reports accepted by MIC Vietnam for the new standards

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