Registration Authority

IEEE offers Registration Authority programs or registries which maintain lists of unique identifiers under standards and issue unique identifiers to those wishing to register them. The IEEE Registration Authority assigns unambiguous names to objects in a way which makes the assignment available to interested parties.

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CID PUBLIC LISTING

If your firm manufactures or plans to manufacture products using ISO/IEC 8802 standards, you should apply to IEEE for your firm's CID. IEEE has been designated by the ISO Council to act as the registration authority for the implementation of International Standards in the ISO/IEC 8802 series. This is the one world-wide source of registered CIDs. For further details contact:

IEEE Registration Authority
c/o IEEE Standards Association
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway NJ 08854
Phone: (732) 465-6481
Email: IEEE Registration Authority

IEEE CID Assignments
The below public listing should be searched prior to applying for an CID. Searching the list will allow you to determine whether your company or any parent/subsidiary companies already own an assignment. When searching the public listing, addresses should be entered as XX-XX-XX.

Firms and numbers listed may not always be obvious in product implementations, as some manufacturers subcontract component manufacture and others include registered firm CIDs in their products.

These listings are updated daily.

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