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About VdTÜV

VdTÜV (Association of Technical Inspection Agencies) advocates technical safety and trust in products, plants and services by independent testing in Berlin and Brussels. Its members are the TÜV organisations as well as industrial companies which are affiliated with the objectives and tasks of the association. With its positions on safety in the industrialised society, on mobility as well as on products and services, VdTÜV is a sought-after contact for politicians, companies, associations and authorities. The Association is committed to adapting rules and standards to the latest technological standards at all times.

VdTÜV in Brussels

European legislative procedures have a direct effect upon national legislation in the Member States. The legal framework of consumer protection and the European Single Market, in particular, have their origin in Brussels and are then implemented in Germany. In order to obtain information about European legislative proposals at an early stage and to advice during this process, VdTÜV maintains an office in Brussels, which serves as an important interface between politicians, companies and the public. The Association thereby permanently performs a “translational and transformative role”.

Latest policy statements

VdTÜV Position: Safety and security for automated driving

Automated driver assistance systems are the key to future individual mobility - and for autonomous vehicles. But drivers need legal certainty when using these systems. In connected mobility, data relating to the vehicle and the vehicle owner must be protected and protection against cyberattacks must be ensured.


Dirk Stenkamp taking over the Chairmanship of the TÜV NORD AG Board of Management

Hannover, Germany: Dirk Stenkamp (54) took over as chairman of the TÜV NORD GROUP Board of Management, replacing Guido Rettig (63), who spent ten years in the Group’s top position, stepping down as planned.


At the VdTÜV shop, you can purchase technical rules and publications. These publications are available either as printed issues or in digital format. A convenient search helps you finding the required documents.

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Social Media

Social media is an inherent part of VdTÜV's communication. Follow VdTÜV on twitter or join VdTÜV members and partners on their blog.

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Core Principles


With process chains and technologies being globally connected, the principle of independent testing and inspection becomes more and more essential to international agreements and business models.

Members of VdTÜV

TÜV Rheinland
TÜV Saarland
TÜV TÜV Hessen
TÜV Nord
TÜV Thüringen
Boehringer Ingelheim
TÜV Austria