From service provider approval to materials certification to type approval, ABS offers a wide range of services to support your approval and certification needs. With a long history of providing approval and certification services to both the marine and offshore industries, ABS has the knowledge and experience to assist with virtually any product or service. Our global workforce of accomplished surveyors and engineers deliver unparalleled flexibility and responsiveness to meet all of your approval and certification needs.
Quality Approval and Certification Made Easy - Four Easy Steps
We’ve made the process to apply for approval and certification intuitively easy.
Step 1 – Submit a request via online webform.
Step 2 – Our dedicated team reviews your request and responds to you by email.
Step 3 – When required, you'll receive instructions to upload documentation.
Step 4 – ABS sends you notification of approval or certification.
Need more details about different approval and certification programs at ABS? Explore more information about our programs below.
Type Approval (PDA)
Approved Service Providers
Welding and Non-destructive Examination (NDE)
ABS Statement of Compliance Survey
EN 10204 3.2 Material Verification
Independent Laboratory for US Coast Guard (Survey)
Manufacturer's Assessment for Type Approval