BIS HALLMARK LICENSE
What is BIS Hallmark License?
The BIS hallmark is a hallmarking system for gold as well as silver jewellery sold in India certifying the purity of the metal. It certifies that the piece of jewellery conforms to a set of standards laid by the Bureau of Indian Standards, the national standards organization of India. India is the second biggest market for gold and its jewellery.
India imports in excess of 1000 tons annually (including unofficially smuggled gold) with negligible local production. The annual gold imports are around 50 billion US$ next only to crude oil imports widening the trade deficit.
The BIS Hallmarking Scheme has been aligned with International criteria on hallmarking. As per this scheme, Registration is granted to the jewellers by BIS under Hallmarking Scheme. The BIS certified jewellers can get their jewellery hallmarked from any of the BIS recognized Assaying and Hallmarking Centres.
Why this License is Required?
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certified jewellers can get their jewellery hallmarked from any of the BIS recognized Assaying and Hallmarking Centre. The main objective of assaying and hallmarking is to protect a consumer against victimization of irregular gold quality.
Who can get BIS Hallmark License?
Document Required for BIS Hallmark License
Role of Shamkris and Process of BIS Hallmark License
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.
The License process described below:
Advisory for the document required
Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.
Inspection by the department if required
Yearly Compliance if Applicable
Renewal when due
Who can issue the BIS Hallmark License?
Contact at the following address for further Enquiry :
- DDG (Hallmarking)
- Room No. …
- Bureau of Indian Standards,
- 9, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
- New Delhi – 110002.
- Telephone: : 011-23234223 Ext.
Hallmarked jewellery validates that the metals used in that piece of jewellery adheres to the rules and regulations of BIS act. … As per BIS, hallmarking is done to protect the public against contamination and also to compel gold jewellers and manufacturers to maintain legal standards of fineness and purity.