The certification body is responsible for checking all relevant documents (most notably the application and results of the audit as well as lab results). All listed certification bodies are accredited (EN 45011). Which certification body is responsible for which country? The national associations listed below are cooperating with specific certification bodies:

Austria: Holzforschung Austria  (see contact details below)
Canada: Control Union Certifications (see contact details below)
Czech Republic: TÜV NORD Czech s.r.o. (see contact details below)
Denmark: PCU (see contact details blow)
France: FCBA (see contact details below)
Germany: DEPI/DQS (see contact details below)
Italy: ENAMA (see contact details below)
Latvia: Holzforschung Austria (see contact details blow)
Lithuania: PCU (see contact details blow)
Portugal: SGS ICS, Lda (see contact details blow)
Spain: AENOR (see contact details below)
Switzerland: Holzforschung Austria / FCBA (see contact details below)
United Kingdom: Hetas (see contact details below)

Producers and traders from other countries than the ones mentioned above can choose any of the following certification bodies which are cooperating with the European Pellet Council world wide: ENAMA, PCU, AENOR, Holzforschung Austria, TÜV NORD Czech s.r.o. and FCBA, see contact details below.

Other certifying bodies are welcome to enter an agreement of cooperation with EPC. They have to fulfill the requirements of the EN 45011 and be accredited by a member of the European Co-Operation for Accreditation (EA) or possess a mutual recognition agreement with the EA. Certification bodies interested in being listed are invited to fill in the EPC application for certification body or contact the EPC office for further information.

AENOR (Asociacion Española de Normalización y Certificación)

Cl. Génova 6
28004 Madrid, Spain

Responsible persons: José Magro González and Irene Carrascón Iglesias

Tel: +34-91-4326-148
Fax: +34-91-3190-581

Control Union Certifications

Control Union Canada

Forester Street, 103-173
BBC V7H 0A6 North Vancouver, Canada

Responsible person: Luut Brink

Tel: +1 604 988 8484

DEPI – Deutsches Pelletinstitut GmbH

Neustädtische Kirchstr. 8
10117 Berlin, Germany

Responsible person: Ralf Schmersahl

Phone: +49-30-699159955
Fax: +49-30-688159977

For certification by DEPI a Request for Certification by DEPI has to be submitted together with the auditing report and the laboratory analysis.


Ente Nazionale per la Meccanizzazione Agricola
Via Venafro 5
00159 Rome, Italy

Responsible person: Stefano D’Andrea

Tel. +39-06-40860030
Fax +39-06-4076264


10 rue Galilée
77420 Champs sur Marne

Responsible person: Isabelle Dewaele

Tel. +33 (0) 1 72 84 99 49
Fax +33 (0) 1 72 84 97 84


Severn House, Unit 5 Newtown Trading Estate,
Green Lane, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8HD
United Kingdom

Responsible person: Andrew Hopton

Phone:+44 1684 278170
Fax: +44 1684 273929

For certification by HETAS, please download the Application Pack ENplus and submit forms and supporting information as described.

Further details available at:


Franz-Grill-Straße 7
A-1030 Vienna

Responsible person:
Andreas Haider
Tel.: +43 1 798 26 23 – 66
Fax: +43-1-7 982 623-50

PCU Deutschland GmbH

Dorotheastraße 30
10318 Berlin

Responsible person: Sarah Simons (maternity leave), Jonas Brandau

Phone: +49 (0) 5096988-18
Fax: +49 (0) 5096988-88

For the certification by PCU Deutschland GmbH an ‘Application Form’ (Application pack available soon) has to be submitted together with attachments as described on the form.

Full details will be available at:


Pólo Tecnológico de Lisboa, Lote 6, pisos 0 e 1,
1600 – 546 Lisboa, Portugal

Responsible person: Engª. Leonor Centeno

Phone: +351 217 104 233
Fax: +351 217 157 527

TÜV NORD Czech, s.r.o.

Českomoravská 2420/15
190 00 Praha 9, Czech Republic

Responsible person: Alice Kotlánová

Phone: +420 545 110 120
Mobil: +420 724 355 718
Fax: +420 545 211 709