ETICS: the European Testing, Inspection and Certification System

ETICS is the European Testing, Inspection and Certification System in the field of electrical devices.
ETICS holds the permanent secretariat for all major European Certification Schemes for low voltage electrotechnical equipment, facilitates the certification and associated activities of its members by putting at their disposal common administrative and secretarial services.
It secures openness and transparency in the European certification schemes which they operate, and maintain an ethical code in their certification activities and protects the interests of participating European certification schemes, keeping into account the interests of manufacturers, users and consumers.

ETICS promotes third party certification based on European standards and secures the necessary feedback from certification to standardisation.

ETICS website consists of seven sub sites, being ETICS the main one and additional six “certification scheme” sites: ENEC, ENEC+, HAR, KEYMARK, CCA-EMC, CCA,


The contents are organized into four broad areas:

  • Public information pages with general information on the activities of the association
  • A database of licenses issued by ETICS members
  • A document library with access management based on groups
  • The database of European standards

Information can be accessed previous authentication in a four level scheme tailored to ETICS.