UKCA Marking Guidance

The government intends to introduce legislation which sets out that, in most cases, if your product has been placed on the GB market with a CE mark before 11pm on 31 December 2024, it does not need to be remarked or recertified to UKCA requirements and can continue to circulate on the GB market until it reaches its end user. This also includes where the CE marked product was conformity assessed and certified under EU conformity assessment procedures before 11pm on 31 December 2024.

The government intends to introduce legislation enabling the UKCA marking to be placed on a label affixed to the product or on a document accompanying the product until 11pm on 31 December 2027.

So in essence you will have until the end of 2024 to comply with the conformity requirements and thereafter the marking can appear on the accompanying documents until end of 2027. After this date it is our hope that someone will see sense and we will either get a concession for cast and forged products, or some other solution.

Using the UKCA marking - GOV.UK (

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