• SERMI webshop launched

    19 February 2024

    From 1 April 2024 only companies and mechanics which are certified according to the SERMI guideline are allowed to work on components and software related to vehicle security. You can now do this quickly and easily through the Kiwa webshop.

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  • New implementation date for mandatory SERMI certification: April 1, 2024

    5 December 2023

    Important news for independent auto, damage repair and motorhome companies: SERMI certification, mandatory for theft prevention-related software and vehicle parts, takes effect in the Netherlands on April 1, 2024. You will soon be able to easily and quickly start your certification online with Kiwa.

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  • Effective date for mandatory SERMI certification postponed

    6 July 2023

    SERMI, the mandatory certification for independent car, body repair and motorhome companies working on software and components related to theft prevention, has postponed its effective date of 1 August 2023 until further notice. SERMI is expected to communicate a new effective date in the second half of 2023.

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  • Kiwa now accredited for SERMI certification

    14 June 2023

    Kiwa is one of the first companies in Europe that is now an accredited inspection body to authorize vehicle workshops according to SERMI (Security-Related Vehicle Repair and Maintenance Information). Soon, SERMI, the new authorization certification for theft and security-related vehicle data - will be introduced in the EU and several of the EU's partner countries (including Norway).

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