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FCC Part 15 Verification


Verification is a procedure where the manufacturer ensures testing is completed and takes the necessary steps to ensure that the equipment complies with the appropriate technical standards. Submittal of a sample unit or representative data to the Commission demonstrating compliance is not required unless specifically requested by the Commission. The equipment is labeled to show compliance with the Verification process.


Clients call or write VPI Laboratories to request information regarding the testing and procedures for FCC verification of their equipment.


VPI Laboratories will issue a written quote for the FCC testing, based on the information received from the initial phone call(s) and from reviewing any necessary technical data.


The information and materials listed at the bottom of this page are required by VPI Laboratories to complete FCC Part 15 Verification.


VPI Laboratories will begin work when the equipment, required information, purchase order and required deposit are received. The project normally is completed within two to three weeks.


If the equipment fails to meet the test requirements, VPI Laboratories will notify the client by phone or e-mail to outline the failures. Depending on the service requested by the client, VPI will work on to determine and/or correct the possible sources of the failures. If the failures continue, the client may take the following actions:

  1. Schedule time to have an engineer familiar with the design and operation of the equipment come to VPI and assist in finding the proper modifications to the unit.
  2. Send a list of possible modifications for VPI personnel to make on the unit.
  3. Send a unit with modifications already installed.

NOTE: To avoid the delay that failures can create, it is suggested that the client originally send additional samples or a list of modifications for VPI to make as described in items 1 and 2 above.

If the problems cannot be resolved in a reasonable length of time, the client will be invoiced for the work completed to date on a prorated basis. VPI will continue to assist the client in any way. A new quote will be issued for the remaining work once the corrections have been made.


After the satisfactory completion of the tests, VPI Laboratories will organize the test data and filing materials into a complete verification report. The report will be delivered electronically client to be retained in their records.

Client's Responsibilities

The client is responsible for meeting labeling and manual requirements. The client must retain a copy of the report and make it available to the FCC upon request.


  1. Equipment: One (1) set of the equipment to be verified. The inter-connecting cable(s), power supplies and software must be included.
  2. Manufacturer company name and address; name and title of responsible individual.
  3. Operating and equipment description information.
  4. Model number(s) of the equipment to be verified.