Type Approval

Type Approval (TA) is the requirement for ICT Equipment to comply with specific technical standards and specification. Such equipment must be registered with the NICTA before it can be used, sold or distributed in PNG.

NICTA is empowered by the NICT Act, 2009 and NICT Spectrum Regulation 2012 to administer and enforce the framework for approval of ICT equipment offered for sale or intended for connection to ICT networks in Papua New Guinea. 

Type approvals

Listing of ICT equipment & Devices type approval status in Papua New Guinea

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NICTA Type Approval

Guidelines for Type Approval

The guidelines stated here include the definitive statement of the roles and responsibilities of NICTA and for any dealer wishing to register equipment with NICTA. They require ICT apparatus to comply with relevant technical standards and specifications and to be registered with NICTA before it can be supplied and or used in PNG.

The information contains the revised version of the Type Approval Guideline, that aligns with the new legislation and regulations and should be read in conjunction with the National Information and Communications Technology Act 2009 (the NICT Act, 2009), the Radio Spectrum Regulation, 2010 and the Guidelines for Radio Dealers License.