The certification body of SRC is accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) according to the requirements of the standard DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065:2013 for the certification of products, processes and services as a conformity assessment body in the sense of Art. 3, par. 18 of Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014 (eIDAS Regulation).
SRC-Zert works according to the principle of impartiality and carries out all certification activities neutrally and free of conflicts of interest.
Conformity assessment body
The certification body is authorized to perform certifications (according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065:2013, in particular ETSI EN 319 403) as a conformity assessment body in the sense of Art. 3, par. 18 of Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014 for qualified trust service providers and the qualified trust services they provide within the scope of the eIDAS Regulation (accreditation number D-ZE-20522-01). The certification body is listed in the database of the DAkkS (German accreditation body) and in the eIDAS Dashboard of the EU Commission.
SRC conducts conformity assessments according to its documented certification program.
Private certification body according to Article 30 of the eIDAS Regulation
The certification body of SRC was appointed by the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway as a private certification body for the certification of qualified electronic signature creation devices (Art. 30) and qualified electronic seal creation devices (Art. 30, par. 2). The private certification bodies designated by the Federal Network Agency are listed on the Federal Network Agency’s web pages. The related letter of appointment can be downloaded here (only available in German language).
SRC is listed in the eIDAS Dashboard of the EU Commission as private certification body.