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  The Licensing System in Russia

Licenses for Products Use (Application) from Russian Technical Supervision (State Technical Supervision of RF)
(Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision)

ATTENTION:
In accordance with the Decree of the President of Russian Federation of March 9, 2004 N 314 the State Technical Supervision of Russia is converted into the Federal Department on Technological Supervision.

In accordance with the Decree of the President of Russian Federation of May 20, 2004 N 649 the Federal Department on Technological Supervision is converted into the Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision.

Licenses for products use (application) in RF is given by the Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Russian Technical Supervision, earlier State Technical Supervision of RF). This is the document (the same – certificate from State Technical Supervision of RF) allowed products and equipment application at hazardous industrial sites.

Normative base regulated licenses receiving from Russian Technical Supervision is given in RU- 7 . For more details see where you can get acquainted with the Order of the Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision of October 4, 2004 N 111 and РД 03-10-2004 “Instructions on license issue procedure for certain kinds (types) of technical devices use (application) at hazardous industrial sites in central machinery of the Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision”

The list of technical devices (products) liable to obligatory obtaining of licenses for products use (application) from Russian Technical Supervision is given in Russian and English.

Russian Technical Supervision gives Licenses on the basis of experts' commission decisions. Procedures on technical expertise and expert decisions legalization are carried out by authorized organizations. It is not allowed to place the production in operation without License from Russian Technical Supervision.

The Application for License (appendix N 2 to the Instruction) and accompanying technical documentation (requested documents) are submitted to central machinery of the Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision. Then the documents are submitted to the Department of Methodology and Organization of Controlling Activity. They determine the department responsible for application consideration which then prepares the license draft. In general the duration for consideration of requested documents, legalization and registration of the license does not have to exceed two months.

For more information about Licenses for products use (application) in RF and other questions of industrial safety see the official web-site of State Technical Supervision of RF: http://www.gosnadzor.ru.

All these questions will be further covered on this site up to the completion of organizational actions on creation of Federal Department on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision.