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E-waste EPR Portal: Producer Registration Not Required

A recent clarification has been sought by CPCB for custom authorities, consumers, importers and manufacturers on the exemption of E-waste EPR registration in EPR portal. 


As per the CPCB’s notification, in certain following conditions, Importers NOT need to take E-waste EPR registration: 

I)Importing of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) including their components, parts and spare NOT listed in schedule I of E-waste Management Rule 2022. 

II)Importing of notified Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) to be sold to already registered Producer in E-waste EPR portal. 

III)For self-use (not for sale). 

IV)Importing of equipment for manufacturing and not for sale. 


Importers and bulk cosumers shall submit the following documents to custom authorities and email the same to CPCB at [email protected] . 


  1. Agreement copy with registered Producer.
  2. EPR registration certificate retained by Producer.
  3. Declaration letter from Producer to Importer.
  4. Self declaration on importer letterhead for the import of items and to state the same is not for sale.  

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA