What is G-MARK Certification?

The Gulf Conformity mark, also known as G-mark is a certification mark used to indicate products that conform to all technical regulations of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It means that the G-marked products meet all requirements of the corresponding technical regulations and have passed all conformity assessment procedures. The mark was introduced in 2009. BSI has been appointed as a Notified Body by the Gulf Standards Organization (GSO) and Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC). This appointment means that BSI is able to test and certify low voltage electrical equipment for the Gulf mark scheme which is mandated in the countries that form the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) namely Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Benefits of G-MARK Certification

Safe to Transport

Product Reliability

Reputation of the company increases

Export and Sell

It proves that the company produces sensitive and harmless to the environment.

It shows that it is a sensitive company in recycling.

Certified G-MARK Certification Video

Who can be certified G-MARK Certification?

G Mark is done for the Products Imported or Sold in the Gulf Member States. Gulf Mark (G Mark) Certification is a compulsory requirement for Low Voltage Electrical products.

Electric fans


Clothes washers

Food grinders


Hair-dressing apparatus

Electric heating apparatus

Microwave ovens

Documents Required for SASO/SABER Certification

  • Technical File, Product Master File (TCF)
  • Product Testing
  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Plant Master File
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Product and it's uses
  • Testing requirement of products
  • Directive in which product classified
  • Self Certification or Compliance Certification
  • Notify body Certificate

Role of Shamkris and Process of SASO/SABER Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance product certification, A simple & practical method of product certification organization in timely compliance and fulfills the product certification requirement. Shamkris support 100% on documentation required to comply with product certification either by self-certification or notify body certification to depend on directives.

The implementation process is described below:

Day 1

Scope defined,Self
Selection, Cost Estimates

• Finding directive and SASO/SABER standard applicable to the product
• Selecting the appropriate certification scheme
• Based on the scope of the product and certification scheme

Week 1

Developing Documents

• Technical file, Plant Master file and Test Protocol. Management System Manual, Management System Procedures, Policy, Objectives, Forms etc. Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Week 4

Implementing Product Management System

• SASO/SABER Awareness training to QC manager and Production Manager. Implementing a well-documented manual throughout the life cycle of the product

Week 8

Internal Audit, MRM, CAPA

• Internal audits identifying nonconformities related to SASO/SABER requirements. Management Review Meetings. Corrective and Preventive Action plan for nonconformities

Week 10

Self Certification/NoBo/MHRA, Audit, N-C Closing

• Shamkris acts on your behalf and assists you in the third-party audit. Closing of any nonconformities identified by the Self Certification/NoBo/MHRA

The Gulf Conformity Mark (G-Mark) is a specific marking of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is affixed to a product and/or its packaging to indicate that the product is in compliance with requirements set out in the applicable Gulf Technical Regulations.

G Mark is a mandatory requirement for Low Voltage Electrical products and children’s toys being exported to the Gulf Coordinating Council (GCC) Countries under the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO), as defined within the Low Voltage Technical Regulation, BD142004-01.

issued by an employee of the company. There are third party testing services available that will test an organization’s products for levels of the restricted materials.