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Accreditations, Approvals and Notifications

The accreditation by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) confirms our competence for the testing and certification of products and systems in the following areas:


Customer Service
  • Accumulators and Batteries
  • Acoustics and Noise Emission Measurements
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Cables and Cords
  • Components of Electronics
  • Electric Bicycle (Pedelec)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Radio Applications
  • Electrotechnical Products and Systems
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental simulation
  • Industrial Low Voltage Devices and Equipment
  • Light Technology Optics
  • Machinery and Laboratory Equipment
  • Photovoltaics
  • Useability

Overview of our accreditations

Overview of other approvals

EC Directives

  • EMC Act: Approval as Notified Body by Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur BNetzA)
  • EC Directive 2000-14-EC issued by the Central Authority of the Federal States for Safety Engineering (Zentralstelle der Länder für Sicherheitstechnik ZLS)
  • EC Directive 2006/42/EC (MD Machine Directive)

For the internal market of the European Union (EU), the VDE Institute is listed under the identification no. 0366.

Only a selection of documents can be provided on this website in English. All original accreditation documents can be found here in German.