Required documents for SERMI certification

SERMI certification makes working on vehicle security simpler, more economical, faster and carefree. First purchase certification. After payment with iDEAL you will receive an e-mail within 5 minutes to start your application. For both the application of a certificate for a company as well as for an employee, you should submit a number of documents, declarations and data in our portal. Discover on this page what you need to apply for a SERMI certificate.*

SERMI application for a company:

  • Upload a proof of registration in the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce showing that you are in the automotive business;
  • Upload a form of identification (ID or passport) of the legal representative;
  • Provide a proof of legitimacy of the legal entity(ies);
  • Tick the box declaring that your company is engaged in legal activities;
  • Tick the box declaring that you do not carry out any work related to vehicle emissions (chiptuning);
  • Upload proof of company liability insurance with a minimum coverage of €1,000,000 for personal injury and €500,000 for property damage;
  • Provide a unique email address and mobile phone number of every employee to be SERMI certi­fied;
  • Have a digital declaration signed by the company’s legal representative that it complies with the procedural requirements;
  • Upload a Certificate of Good Conduct for Legal Entities (VOG RP) issued less than 6 months ago. The purpose of the application (section 1.2) should state 'other, namely: obtain SERMI certificate'.

SERMI application for an employee:

  • Upload a form of identifi­cation (ID or passport);
  • Upload a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) issued less than 6 months ago. The VOG must meet job aspects (section 2.4b) 11, 12, 13, 41 and 61. The purpose of the application (section 2.2) should state 'other: obtain SERMI certificate';
  • Upload a proof of employment contract;
  • Tick the box declaring that the employee never had a SERMI certi­ficate revoked;
  • Tick the box declaring that the employee has more than two years of experience as an auto mechanic or holds at least the Level 2 Diploma in Auto Technician. Discover the training requirements of an Independent Operator employee (IOe) per country.

* The European Association is still compiling a so-called sanctioned interpretation list. It is possible that one or more of the above requirements may be adjusted.