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 Warsaw
Language Polish 97.8%, other and unspecified 2.2% (2002 census)
Currency zlotych (PLN)
Area 312,679 sq km
Population 38,441,588 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +2
GDP Value: $725.2 billion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 21
Export volume Value: $160.8 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 28
Export commodities machinery and transport equipment 37.8%, intermediate manufactured goods 23.7%, miscellaneous manufactured goods 17.1%, food and live animals 7.6% (2003)
Import volume Value: $167.4 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 24
Import commodities machinery and transport equipment 38%, intermediate manufactured goods 21%, chemicals 14.8%, minerals, fuels, lubricants, and related materials 9.1% (2003)
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CB scheme member (NCB) PCBC
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
ENEC Certification

B mark- voluntary safety

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

Safety Mandatory Voluntary KEMA-KEUR



Voluntary EMC
Energy Efficiency Mandatory Voluntary