Fluorinated greenhouse gases; application for recognition as a testing and certification body

Anyone wishing to issue certificates of competence to persons pursuant to Section 5 (3) ChemKlimaschutzV requires the permission of the competent authority.


The recognition of educational or training institutions for the acceptance of examinations and for the issuance of certificates of competence is carried out by the Bavarian State Office for the Environment.

The application according to § 5 para. 3 ChemKlimaschutzV for the acceptance of examinations and for the issuance of certificates of competence (certificates) should be made informally and in writing with data of the applicant:

  • Naming of the training facility/company
  • Naming of testing and certification body in the case of companies
  • Proof of the qualification of the examiners/certifiers
  • Equipment
  • Catalog with examination questions for the theoretical and practical examination in accordance with the Annex to Regulations (EU) 2015/2067 (old: Regulation (EC) No. 303/2008), (EC) No. 304/2008, 2015/2066 (old: Regulation (EC) No. 305/2008) and (EC) No. 306/2008; training concept/training program in accordance with the Annex to Regulation (EC) No. 307/2008
  • Sample certificate of competence


Recognition is granted to those who

  • comprehensibly implements the required knowledge of the time and content weighting listed in the annex in the test plans of the regulations (EU) 2015/2067 (old: Regulation (EC) No. 303/2008), (EC) No. 304/2008, (EU) 2015/2066 (old Regulation (EC) No. 305/2008), and (EC) No. 306/2008,
  • demonstrates professional competence of auditors/certifiers according to the respective industry, and
  • has the equipment at its disposal.

Required documents

  • Testing/certification body

    The inspection body (persons) and certification body (other persons, other department) must be specified. The inspection body may also be a certification body.

  • Evidence for auditors/certifiers

    Training, qualification, ongoing further training certificates on the competence of examiners/certifiers in the sector or trainer pass, master craftsman's certificate for motor vehicle training centres

  • Equipment

    Spatial equipment of the body to be approved for a maximum of 16 test specimens, list of measurement and apparatus (equipment).

  • Inspection catalog

    Comprehensive list for the knowledge test of the minimum technical knowledge required in the annex of the Commission regulations for the proof of personnel expertise. For training centres according to Commission Regulation (EC) No. 307/2008 (motor vehicle air conditioning systems), training concept, trainer's guide are required.

  • Examination regulations

    z. e.g. determination of the quota/points of the questions to be answered in the examination catalogue, principles for repeat examinations

  • Training certificate - certificate of competence / certificate

    The certificate is valid throughout Europe and must identify the activities that the expert is authorised to carry out.


Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Formloser Antrag (mit Unterschrift)
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Online procedures


  • According to the Bavarian Cost Law, the costs currently range from €125 to €1,500, depending on the size of the recognized testing and certification body and the cost of the certification.

Legal bases


Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim


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