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)



DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital Bratislava
Language Slovak (official) 83.9%, Hungarian 10.7%, Roma 1.8%, Ukrainian 1%, other or unspecified 2.6% (2001 census)
Currency Slovak koruny (SKK)
Area 48,845 sq km
Population 5,477,038 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +1
GDP Value: $121.3 billion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 62
Export volume Value: $64.18 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 46
Export commodities vehicles 25.9%, machinery and electrical equipment 21.3%, base metals 14.6%, chemicals and minerals 10.1%, plastics 5.4% (2004)
Import volume Value: $62.43 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 41
Import commodities machinery and transport equipment 41.1%, intermediate manufactured goods 19.3%, fuels 12.3%, chemicals 9.8%, miscellaneous manufactured goods 10.2% (2003)
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CB scheme member (NCB) EVPU
Applicable standards EN and IEC - Based on IEC: Yes
Certification mark(s)

Certificate of Conformity (CoC)

Or ESS Mark (including CoC)

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

Safety Mandatory Voluntary ESS
EMC Mandatory Voluntary ESS
Energy Efficiency Voluntary Voluntary