General information

With its headquarters in The Netherlands, several offices throughout Europe, its participation in the CENELEC Certification Agreement and DEKRA's leading position in the European ENEC scheme we are perfectly organized to help you get access to all European countries. Based on DEKRA testing you can get access to the national certification marks of almost all European countries without retesting.

Technical information

Voltage 230V
Frequency 50Hz, single face
C Plugtype
E Plugtype

Certification mark(s)

Certification Certification Certification Certification Certification


DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital Brussels
Language Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Currency Euro (EUR)
Area 30,528 sq km
Population 10,431,477 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +2
GDP Value: $396.9 billion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 31
Export volume Value: $279.2 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 16
Export commodities machinery and equipment, chemicals, finished diamonds, metals and metal products, foodstuffs
Import volume Value: $281.7 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 17
Import commodities raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment, oil products
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CB scheme member (NCB) SGS Belgium N.V. - Division SGS-CEBEC
Applicable standards EN and IEC - Based on IEC: Yes
Certification mark(s)

KEMA-KEUR Certification voluntary mark
Type testing + Initial inspection of the factory + annual follow up of the factory
CEBEC mark

ENEC Certification

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

Safety Mandatory Voluntary KEMA-KEUR
EMC Mandatory2004/108/EC Voluntary EMC
Energy Efficiency Mandatory Voluntary