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What is the BIS Hallmark for Gold and Jewellery?

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BIS grants a Certificate for a particular premise if one completes all the requirements and guidelines provided on BIS’s official website. The application process for the license includes document verification, fee payment and signing the agreement. After receiving the license, the business has to follow all the terms and conditions in the agreement.

BIS hallmark certification for gold and jewelry is the assurance of quality, flawlessness, and authentication of your pricey adornments. BIS Hallmark focuses are accessible all over India.

How do you check hallmarking?

According to gold experts, one should check the BIS hallmark before buying physical gold. The hallmark is composed of three symbols that provide information. The first symbol is the BIS logo, the second sign represents purity and fineness, and the third symbol is a six-digit alphanumeric code (HUID).

Where can you check the purity of gold?

“Consumers can also check the authenticity and purity of hallmarked gold jewellery items with HUID numbers by utilizing the ‘verify HUID’ feature in the BIS CARE app.

Individuals can also get their hallmarked jewellery examined for purity via an Assaying & Hallmarking (A&H) center after paying a testing fee of Rs 200. “The list of BIS-approved A&H centers can be found on the BIS website at www.bis.gov.in under the hallmarking category,”

Is gold hallmarking mandatory?

Gold hallmarking was not mandatory until June 16, 2021. In the first phase, 256 districts in the country were covered, with effect from June 23, 2021, and over 3 lakh gold objects were hallmarked. Gold hallmarking was permitted for six purity levels: 14 karats (KT), 18KT, 20KT, 22KT, 23KT and 24KT. All jewellery has to be hallmarked now.

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