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Outline of the JATE

April 01, 2018


The Japan approvals institute for telecommunications equipment: JATE was established and licensed to promptly provide technical conditions regulatory compliance certifications for telecommunications terminal equipment in March 1984. In April 1985, with the enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law, JATE was designated as a Technical conditions certification body, and began its certification activities (April 8, 1985). Then, the scope of certification was expanded with the establishment of the technical requirements, specified by telecommunication carriers (April 10, 1985). Along with the amendment of the Telecommunications Business Act in January 2004, JATE have shifted to the registered certification body.

The 'ISMS certification and registration center' was established on April 1st, 2003 and the work of conformity assessment and examination registration concerning information security of telecommunications was started. The 'Japan IPv6 certification center' was established on April 1st, 2008 and the certification work related to IPv6 Ready Logo was started. (IPv6 certification center was closed on March 31, 2018.) JATE have shifted to a general foundation on April 1st, 2013.

On April 1st, 2017, the technical standard conformity certification services of radio equipment based on the Radio Act is started.


JATE provides technical conditions compliance certifications for the telecommunications terminal equipment. It promotes the development, standardization and reliability of telecommunications network and smooth installations of terminal equipment. We will have been contributing to the evolution of telecommunications systems.


Organaization of the JATE [pdf]

[General Activities]

  1. Technical conditions compliance certification on the Telecommunications Business Act
  2. Technical requirements compliance certification on the Telecommunications Business Act
  3. Technical standard conformity certification on the Radio Act
  4. Measurement of required data for compliance certification
  5. Research concerning certifications
  6. Information security management system: ISMS and telecommunications security / reliability assessment and registration.
  7. Activities related to previous items 1 - 6
  8. Other activities in accordance with JATE's objectives.

If you need more information, please contact us
by the telephone or the e-mail.

Japan approvals institute for telecommunications equipment

Fujikage Building 5F, 1-5,Moto-Akasaka 1 Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 1070051 Japan

TEL: +81-3-5786-4300
FAX: +81-3-5786-4311

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Directions: The nearest station is the Akasaka-Mitsuke Station of the Tokyo-metro ginza-line or marunouchi-line. Go through the ticket gate of Akasaka-Mitsuke direction and exit at the underpass 'Exit B' to the ground. And walk along Sotobori street in about Yotsuya about three minutes. Please enter from the entrance of the Fuji-kage Building which is past the entrance of Maeda Hospital.

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