What certification is required for solar panel export?

Which solar panels # Solar panels # certification are critical for business export? Which certifications might mean a competitive advantage in this market? What is the tax rebate rate? What is the export declaration? Can it be shipped by sea? Many customers often have these questions.

(I) Can solar panels be shipped by sea?

Solar panels and solar dc cable are normal goods by sea, not dangerous goods. There is no problem with sea transportation without special requirements. ​need to pay attention to transport to protect the solar panels, especially transport glass solar panels, can not be pressed, otherwise easy to break.

(2) Which certifications are essential and advantageous for export?

Which certification needs to see which countries the solar panels are exported to, so let’s give an example.

CE certification: Conformite Europeenne (CE) Conformite Europeenne (CE) is attached to products to ensure that they comply with EU regulations. It is an authentication certificate; ​cE is a mandatory conformity mark for many products consumed in the European Economic Area (EEA) : all 28 countries of the EU + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland + Turkey. This means that products are produced in accordance with EU safety, health and environmental requirements; ​you will definitely need this logo to sell your solar products in Europe.
FCC Certification: A voluntary mark used on electronic products manufactured or sold in the United States to indicate that the electromagnetic radiation of the device is below the limits set by the Federal Communications Commission and that the manufacturer has complied with the FCC requirements
IEC certification: the standard is the International Electrical Commission (International Electrical Commission), is composed of various countries Electrical Commission of the world standardization organization. Its purpose is to promote the world Electrical and electronic field of standardization, which have many series, mainly choose the photovoltaic industry can.
What Assessment: A marking is a new UK product assessed for goods in the Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) market. It covers most goods that previously required a CE mark and is known as “new method” goods. Mainly due to Brexit, the UKCA logo came into effect on 1 January 2021.

TuV Certification: TuV logo is a safety certification logo specially made for components products by TuV Germany, which has been widely accepted in Germany and Europe.

Conclusion: There are a lot of certifications, the above is just a few more common. If you need to understand the following certification in detail, not all need to do.

Name of the certification

Applicable area


The global


The United States






South Korea


The United States of California




The European Union

CQC/golden sun






(3) How much is the tax rebate rate? What is the export declaration?

Usually, the customs declaration of solar panels can directly declare solar panels. The customs codes are 8541430000 and 8504401400. Now the first one is more, and some systems have not been updated, so the second one is used. You can look it up on the Internet. Tax rebate rates may vary according to the country. If solar panels were exported directly from China, the United States would face severe anti-dumping duties that could exceed the value of the goods. Tax rebates are around 13 percent.

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