You need a National Technical Approval for your products or for systems a General Construction Technique Permit from the German Institute for Structural Engineering DIBt, or a surveillance / certification?
As state-recognised 3rd party "PÜZ" body, VdS offers all relevant services for a broad product range directly from one source. We accelerate + facilitate the safe market success of your developments from R+D on – with decades of experience in all DIBt processes.
What we can do for you:
- Fast application of all required procedures (testing, surveillance, certifying – VdS is state-recognised for all 3 procedures), coordinated by one single contact person with all neccessary expertise for your optimal support.
- You can tick off all necessities on your side directly: with our precise, compact checklists and questionnaires.
- With decades of successful cooperation, we are experts for all requirements and work time-optimised with the familiar DIBt partners – all necessary proof is prepared compact + exactly fitting so your products can enter the markets promptly.
- Precise support in applying the authority requirements, also in early product development as well as for prototypes.
- Precise, practical indications for market risks identified outside the authority demands.
- Gladly also with cost estimate for the entire process (as well as for the safe interaction of the products in a system).
- You manufacture in Asia? Then benefit from reduced monitoring costs thanks to our Shanghai-based auditors.
- Additional plus point for factory audits: Comprehensive safeguarding for you by high-quality tests in the unique VdS laboratories. Because often, e.g. due to supplier change, undetected and risky defects occur. We will find those immediately – with VdS, you are always on the safe side.
- For your devices or combinations you submit an application to the DIBt.
- You can order the tests required for “national verification of fitness for use” from us. We develop the individual test plan for your development/s in close coordination with the DIBt.
- After approval, we carry out all necessary 3rd party surveillance / monitoring measures for you (acc. DIN 18200, including testing of samples taken), and issue your certificate of conformity.
(by the way: we also offer 3rd party surveillance separately for products that have already been approved – to the form).
- On the basis of the certificate, you can apply the national conformity "Ü" Mark.
The procedure is also explained in a DIBt video (from 2:05).
Validity of the national technical approval is usually 5 years (then an "application for renewal" is to be submitted – we will timely inform you on all required steps).
Our experts will be happy to support you with comprehensive advice and assistance:
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