How to get a PED Certificate for my pressure Equipment?

To get a PED certificate, we have to apply to a Notified Body approved for PED. Eurocert is one such Notified Body. We also have to decide a module for certification. Many module are available for PED certification

Do I need a PED certificate for my equipment?

No, All products do not require PED certification. Only those products that have a internal design pressure greater than 1.5 bar require PED certification.

What are the Steps for getting a PED certificate?

Following are the steps to get PED certificate. These steps can be followed once you have classified your product and decided the module.

1: DO the Design calculation and get a reviewer to review it.

2: Qualify your welders and WPS from the Notified Body

3: Fabricate and record all important steps – This step can involve Notified Body inspector to witness

4: Conduct a Hydrotest in the presence of Notified Body inspector

5: send all documents to Notified Body for getting CE certificate

STEP6: Label the product as CE compliant.

What are the Modules Available for PED certification? How do I decide the modules?

Modules are routes for achieving PED certification. The decision is taken by the manufacturer. Depending on the Category module can be choosen

Modules for PED certification
Modules( Certification Path) for PED certification

What is the cost of getting a PED certificate in India ?

The cost of getting a PED certificate is variable. It depends on the following factors:

  • Manufacturer competence
  • Design complexity
  • Amount of welding /Welders involved
  • Type of material
  • Hazard categorization

PED certification Cost heads:

WPS and WPQR approval ( Euro 500-2000 )


Design Review and Issue of Type Examination certificate ( this is variable) Euro 1000-3000 Depending upon the complexity of product.