Designation of technical services
The purpose of the designation of test laboratories and certification bodies as technical services is to document their competence and to strengthen confidence in their test results.
In the designation procedure, competence is confirmed
In connection with the EC Vehicle Approval Ordinance (EG-FGV), technical services will be recognised. Such recognition is synonymous with designation.
After designation (recognition) the technical service will be notified to the EU Commission and/or the UNECE secretary’s office. In addition, designated technical services are published on the KBA Internet page.
Designation is based on the following regulatory acts
- EC Vehicle Approval Ordinance (EG-FGV)
- Act on the revision of the Agreement of 20 March 1958 on the adoption of uniform conditions of approval of equipment and parts of motor vehicles and on the mutual recognition of authorisation
- Decree on testing and approval of a type of vehicle parts and their marking (Vehicle Parts Ordinance (FzTV)).