Kuwait CITRA: New TA regulation published,

(Update October 17th) CITRA issued the English version of the regulation. It can be downloaded from the authority website

(Update Sept 29th 2021): CITRA raised the type approval fee with no prior notice to make it 3 times the current fee. Realtime will update its customer on the new pricing for this country.

CITRA published a new regulation (arabic only) for type approval.. Main changes:

1- Approval validity increased to 3 years from 1 year

2- Approval ID is maintained unchanged in case of renewal

3- Renewal application needs to start not before 3 months before expiry and no more than 20 days after expiry. If no application is received within these limits, the certificate will be cancelled

There is no transition period but Realtime ongoing applications are receiving a one year only validity.

We are still interacting with the authority to check the applicability of other provisions and will update as soon as possible on our finding

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