Registration – In-Scope Electrical Equipment

Summary of requirements to sell in-scope electrical equipment in EESS participating jurisdictions

In-scope electrical equipment Equipment registration in the EESS Evidence of compliance with the relevant standard Compliance Folder Certificate of Suitability Certificate of Conformity Marked with the RCM
Level 1 Voluntary Mandatory Highly Recommended Voluntary N/A Mandatory
Level 2 Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Voluntary N/A Mandatory
Level 3 Mandatory Mandatory Highly Recommended N/A Mandatory Mandatory

To sell in-scope equipment in EESS participating jurisdictions, the following is required:

  • The Responsible Supplier of in-scope equipment is registered on the EESS Registration Database.
  • A declaration is made that all equipment meets relevant standards, is electrically safe and complies with EESS and relevant electrical safety laws.
  • The Responsible Supplier has registered the equipment (risk Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 equipment) on the EESS Registration Database and has met registration requirements (for more information on how to register, see here).
  • Registration fees have been paid.
  • The in-scope equipment is marked with the Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM) in accordance with AS/NZS 4417.1 and AS/NZS 4417.2, for more information on labelling of items with the RCM click here.

Registration of Level 1 equipment on the EESS Registration Database is voluntary.

Registration for all Level 2 and Level 3 equipment on the EESS Registration Database by a Registered Responsible Supplier is mandatory.

Penalties may apply if a Responsible Supplier is found to be supplying Level 2 or Level 3 electrical equipment that is not registered on the EESS Registration Database.