How to confirm whethercertification has been done in FCC certification?
- You can check the FRN number and Grantee Code number. If there is, then you may have done FCC ID certification.
- Query through the complete FCC ID number = Grantee Code number + product code
Query the company’s FRN number
Applicant’s FCC Registration Number (FRN), which is an identification number given to the enterprise by the government. It can be applied for free on the FCC official website. After application, the website will automatically generate it to the enterprise.
Open the website https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/simpleSearch.do and enter the full name of the company in the yellow box in the picture below.
If you can’t find the FRN number here, then this company must not have done FCC ID certification. At least this company name is here. If didn’t search even your company name on the FCC website, then you must have not successfully applied for FCC ID.
For example, take Fotorama (Hong Kong) Limited as an example to make a query. As shown in the figure below, this company has been registered on the FCC official website on 06/10/2011, then this company is likely to have FCC certification, but it cannot Sure, after completing this step, it is not certain that the customer has actually done FCC ID certification, and then proceed to the next step.
Query the company’s Grantee Code number (authorization code)
For customers who apply for an FCC ID for the first time, they can apply for Grantee Code after applying for an FRN number (a fee of about tens of dollars is required, and the details are subject to the FCC official), and they only need to apply once. Grantee Code (3 or 5 letters or numbers). Each Grantee Code only represents a company. The 3 or 5 digit number is randomly provided by the FCC and is not determined by the customer.
Open the page on the website https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/GenericSearch.cfm and enter the first 3 digits or the first 5 letters or horizontal bar code of the FCC ID number. For example, take Fotorama (Hong Kong) Limited as an example for query. As shown in the figure below, the manufacturer’s Grantee Code is ZNK.
Check the FCC ID certification that the company has done before
Query by Grantee Code number
For example, in Grantee Code: query, the premise is that the client’s Grantee Code number (the first 3 digits or the first 5 digits of the FCC ID) is ZNK, then the last step is to query. Open the website https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/GenericSearch.cfm page, enter ZNK in the red box, and then click Start Search at the bottom of the page.
Then the search shows that the customer has made 7 reports. Three products were FCC ID certified in 2011, two products were FCC ID certified in 2012, and three product certifications were made on 06/10 and 07/01 respectively in 2019. The details are shown in the figure below.
Search by company name
For example, open the website https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/GenericSearch.cfm, enter Guangzhou Juan Optical & Electronic Tech Joint Stock Co., LTD in Applicant Name: and click Start Search at the bottom of the page.
FCC ID rules
The FCC ID includes the Grantee Code company code (3 or 5 letters or numbers), and each Grantee Code only represents one company. The 3-digit or 5-digit number is randomly provided by the FCC and is not determined by the customer. Once the application is successful, it will become a fixed number, as the first 3 or 5 digits of the company’s application for FCC ID numbers. And the product code (10-12 letters or numbers) of the product. Therefore, the product ID number, the first three or five digits are Grantee Code, and the latter is self-edited by the applicant (up to 10-12 digits). Usually the product model is used for self-encoding. The complete FCC ID cannot be more than 15 at most. Of course, It can be less than 15.
- The three-character Grantee Code always starts with an alphabetic character and does not contain the numbers 1 and/or 0.
- The five-character Grantee Code always starts with a numeric character and does not contain the number 1 and/or 0.
- The product code may include a hyphen (-).
- The maximum number of digits of FCC ID cannot be greater than 15 digits.