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Saber Registration

What is Saber electronic platform?

 

Saber electronic platform was launched on January 1, 2019, by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) in cooperation with Thiqah Business Services, as a replacement to the manual system of issuing conformity certificates.

 

Saber implementation came in aim to electronically register and issue conformity certificates for imported products in the country of origin through approved certification bodies -like Tabseer-.

Saber Registration

Transition to Saber electronic platform

The transition to Saber electronic platform for registering products and issuing conformity certificates was a step towards more accessible and easy procedures to ensure the quality and safety of products in accordance with the relevant standards and technical regulations.

 

The announcement of SASO and the Saudi Customs to the link between and FASAH in July 2020, contributes to facilitating procedures and reducing the time needed to complete clearance at Saudi customs ports.

Saber Implementation timeline  

It became mandatory for products to be electronically certified via Saber only as follows:

1st January 2019

  • Gas-Powered equipment 

1st April 2019

  • Low Voltage Electric Devices
  • Children’s Toys
  • Lubricating Oils

15th June 2019

  • Building Materials – Part 1: Metal and Alloy Parts for Buildings.
  • Building Materials – Part 2: Insulation Materials and Building Materials.
  • Building Materials – Part 3: Hydraulic Links and Related Products.
  • Building Materials – Part 4: Bricks, Tiles, Ceramics. Sanitaryware and Related Products.
  • Electrical Lifts Used in Buildings and Installations.

1st August 2019

  • Paints and Varnishes
  • Electrical Self-Balancing Boards (Scooter)
  • Degradable Plastic Products (First stage)
  • Truck Barriers
  • Electric Batteries

1st January 2021 

A self-declaration issued via  Saber became required for all imported and local non-regulated products. 

Saber registration process
Tabseer team will help you through:
1
Creating an account for your company on Saber where you will have the required help for account management.
2
Registering your products on saber and submitting all related technical data for each product, whether it is subject to technical regulations or not.
3
Classifying the HS code for each product.
4
Selecting Tabseer- as an approved body for conformity assessment via Saber .
5
Following up issuing the corresponding certificate.
6
Once the Product Certificate of Conformity (PCoC) is obtained, you can request a shipping certificate via Saber .

Certificates issued via Saber

There are two certificates issued via Saber, as there are two phases of the conformity assessment process, and a certificate issued for each phase:

Product Certificate of Conformity (PCoC)

The Product Certificate of Conformity (PCoC) is proof that a regulated product conforms to standards and relevant technical regulations.

The request for issuing PCoC must be initiated by importer, then selecting a Certification Body like Tabseer for conformity assessment and issuing the certificate.

Shipment Certificate of Conformity (SCoC)

The Shipment Certificate of Conformity (SCoC) is issued for each specific shipment, after issuing the PCoC through the certification body, it is also requested by the importer.

Saber purpose

  • Raising the level of safety and quality of products in the Saudi market by limiting any non-conform products.
  • Facilitating and accelerating product clearance.
  • Speeding up the registration and issuance of required conformity certificates for imported and locally manufactured products.

Saber registration benefits

  • Facilitating and reducing the time of clearance process, which makes it easier and faster to place the products in the Saudi market.
  • Once a product is registered on Saber, it becomes linked to its HS code and saved on Saber database, which facilitates the certificate renewal process.
  • Saber platform allows the importer or manufacturer to track their requests to register products or issue certificates.
  • Connecting the importers and manufacturers to the assessment bodies -like Tabseer-, as all SASO approved bodies are enlisted on Saber .
  • All conformity assessment bodies work under SASO supervision, which ensures trusted conformity services.
  • Avoiding any delays or rejections, as not registering on Saber prevents the products from clearing at customs ports.

 

Tabseer is a conformity assessment body approved by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) to provide conformity services for all low voltage electrical appliances and equipment according to the technical regulations approved by the authority. In addition, we own a professional experienced team and a worldwide network that enables us to provide an unparalleled service in the field of conformity assessment and issuing the required certificates of conformity.

 

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