Norma Oficial Mexicana (NOM) Certification for Mexico

We offer product certification for energy efficiency, lighting, electrical, and electronic products based on Mexican official and local standards. Ensure compliance and successful market access in Mexico with our NOM certification services.

NOM certification, standing for Norma Oficial Mexicana, or Official Mexican Standard, is a legal requirement for manufacturers, importers, and distributors who wish to sell their products in Mexico. By obtaining NOM certification, companies can demonstrate their commitment to consumer safety and gain access to the Mexican market.

As an accredited certification body, QIMA-NYCE is authorized to provide the necessary testing and certification services for your electrical and electronic (E&E) and lighting products, ensuring your products comply with NOM standards. With QIMA-NYCE, you benefit from our comprehensive support and industry-leading expertise, making your entry into Mexico’s market both smooth and reliable.

Your Accreditation Body for NOM Certification

QIMA-NYCE is an accredited certification body authorized by the General Direction of Standards (DGN) of the Secretaría de Economía in Mexico. As an accreditation body, we have the expertise and authority to test and certify E&E and lighting products for compliance with NOM standards. Our experts can ensure that your products meet the necessary requirements, providing you with a streamlined and reliable certification process.

Since 1994, QIMA-NYCE has been at the forefront of product certification of products in the E&E industry. Our comprehensive certification services are tailored to meet the specific needs of manufacturers, importers and distributors to facilitate trade and ensure compliance with Mexican regulations.

How QIMA-NYCE Can Help

At QIMA-NYCE, we understand the complexities of the NOM certification process and the challenges you face in navigating the regulatory landscape. Our comprehensive NOM certification services aim to simplify the process and support you at every step. Here's how we can assist you:

  • Guidance and Expertise: Our team of experts will guide you through the certification process, helping you understand the applicable NOM standards and requirements for your specific products.
  • Documentation and Review: We will gather the necessary product documentation and review it to ensure compliance, saving you time and reducing testing and certification costs.
  • Testing and Certification: We will coordinate the testing of your products in accredited laboratories, monitoring the progress until NOM certification is obtained.
  • Marking and Compliance: We will assist you with product and packaging marking, ensuring compliance with NOM requirements. We can also help you prepare product manuals and warranties in Spanish.
  • Regulatory Updates: As an accredited certification body, we stay up-to-date with the latest regulatory changes and updates, ensuring that your products remain compliant with NOM standards.

NOM Certification Scope: Products and Standards We Cover

We provide NOM certification for a wide range of electronic and electrical products. Our certification covers the following E&E products and their respective Mexican standards:

  • Lighting fixtures for indoor and outdoor use
  • Electrical appliances
  • Household appliances
  • Power tools
  • Control and distribution equipment
  • Electric toys
  • Seasonal products for decorative purposes

Below are the official Mexican standards:

NOM-003-SCFI-2014Electrical Products - Safety Specifications
NOM-058-SCFI-2017Artificial light controllers for general lighting - Safety specifications and test methods
NOM-064-SCFI-2000Electrical products - Luminaires for indoor and outdoor use - Specifications and test methods

NOM Certification for E&E products

  • Electronic equipment
  • Audio/video equipment and musical instruments
  • Battery chargers
  • Office electronics
  • Data processing equipment

Below are the official Mexican standards:

NOM-001-SCFI-2018Electronic equipment - Safety requirements and test methods
NOM-016-SCFI-1993Electronic equipment for office use driven by different power sources
NOM-019-SCFI-1998Security of data processing equipment 

NOM Certification for Product Energy Efficiency

Mexico has implemented NOM standards to reduce energy consumption, positioning the country as a leader in energy efficiency. Our certification processes support the entry of E&E products into the Mexican market, including energy efficiency certification for:

  • Lighting products
  • Electrical products
  • Electronic products

QIMA QIMA-NYCE is recognized and approved to perform the energy efficiency certification process according to the following standards:

Lighting products

  • NOM-017-ENER/SCFI* - Energy Efficiency and Safety Requirements for Self-Ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Bulbs
  • NOM-028-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of General Luminaires - Limits and Test Methods
  • NOM-030-ENER* - Luminous Efficiency of Integrated Light Emitting Diode (LED) Luminaires for General Lighting - Limitations and Test Methods
  • NOM-031-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Luminaires for Roadways and Public Outdoor Areas - Specifications and Test Methods

Electrical products and household appliances

  • NOM-005-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Domestic Washing Machines - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-011-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Central, Unitary or Split-type Air-conditioners - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-015-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Refrigerators and Freezers - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-022-ENER/SCFI* - Energy Efficiency and User Safety Requirements for Freestanding Commercial Refrigeration Equipment - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-023-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Free Venting Ductless Split Air Conditioners - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-003-ENER* - Thermal Efficiency of Domestic and Commercial Water Heaters - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-021-ENER-SCFI* - Energy Efficiency and User Safety Requirements for Window Portable Room Air Conditioners - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-025-ENER* - Thermal efficiency of domestic cooking appliances using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or natural gas - Limitations, test methods and labeling


  • NOM-026-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of Ductless Split Inverter Air Conditioners - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling
  • NOM-029-ENER* - Energy Efficiency of External Power Supplier
  • NOM-032-ENER* - Standby Power Consumption Limits for Equipment - Limitations, Test Methods and Labeling


By choosing QIMA-NYCE as your certification partner, you can trust that your products will meet the necessary safety standards and regulatory requirements to enter the Mexican market. QIMA-NYCE is a recognized leader in NOM certification, offering safety and trust to companies and consumers in Mexico, Latin America, and beyond.

Further Reading

What Is NOM Certification for Mexico? – Read more details about Norma Oficial Mexicana and how to ensure compliance.