95/16/EC Lifts Directive

International Laws and Regulations

For the manufacturers that plan to sell products in EU Market, CE marking shows your products in compliance with European Union regulatory requirements and proves the safety of your products.

Lifts Directive covers both the safety components and the whole lift and the manufacture and installation of lifts.

Prior to the placing of all new lifts in the EU Market, inspection and tests are mandatory to ensure the lifts comply with the standards of safety requirements of (LD)95/16 / EC and EN81.

By choosing a professional partner to issue EC Declaration of Conformity will increase your competitiveness in the global market.


Our experts from every field provide supervision for products to pass sample testing and evaluation to meet regulatory requirements, equipping customers with a combination of service programs in a one-stop test solution.


As an accredited registrar, we have the authority to award certification which is recognized globally. With the CE marking, you’re able to get the primary evaluation of European Market; it’s like a ticket for entrance to get the back-up support by European Union member.
(European Union Directive has required mandatory certifications for products entering the EU Market.)


  • CE lift inspection must be carried out by an authorized party
  • Referring to LD Directive 95/16 / EC (Annex VI), final inspection procedure is applied in new elevator design, according to the model EC-type elevator
  • Referring to LD Directive 95/16 / EC (Annex X), unit verification process includes a review of the design of the elevator
  • Lift safety components certification mode selection:
    1. EC type-examination + random testing of final product
    2. EC type-examination + product quality assurance
    3. Approval of a comprehensive quality assurance system by a certified party
  • Whole lift certification mode selection:
    1. Appointed certified party to undergo product type inspection plus final inspection or Production Quality Assurance
    2. Full quality assurance system recognized by the appointed certified party plus final inspection or Production Quality Assurance such as lift product components that do not fully comply with harmonized standards need to recheck the design
    3. Appointed certified party to undergo unit verification
    4. Appointed certified party to undergo all comprehensive quality assurance system