Certification

UNIQUE SYSTEM

CHAdeMO is the only fast charging protocol and standard with its own established certification in the world

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One of its kind dedicated to DC charging for EVs, the impartial and transparent process enables any company to build, certify, and sell CHAdeMO devices. CHAdeMO certified means the charger conforms to the highest saftey standards mandated by CHAdeMO and is fully compatible with all CHAdeMO EVs.

The CHAdeMO logo is the proof that the charger has passed CHAdeMO certification test. Certified chargers are listed on our website.

The purpose of CHAdeMO certification system:
  • Confirming that the charger complies with CHAdeMO specifictation
  • Ensuring interoperability between the charger and CHAdeMO vehicles

Certification steps

Apply for membership
Apply for CHAdeMO Regular Membership and receive CHAdeMO specification document
Develop a product
Develop a product based on CHAdeMO specification
Submit application
After product development, send an application form for a certification test
Test for certification
Certification test is conducted at any of the accredited third-party certification organisations listed below. Applicants can select one of the registered certifying bodies. Any details of certification test such as schedule, venue, testing arrangement and cost should be determined between the applicant and the certifying body.
Receive certificate
If the product passes the test, the applicant will receive CHAdeMO certificate

Certification bodies

CHAdeMO has mandated independent laboratories to perform its certification tests ensuring impartial and neutral treatment of every product and company. The accredited parties deliver high quality services to the CHAdeMO community across the globe.

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Certification test

While certification test is performed by independent organisations, they follow strict technical guidelines defined by CHAdeMO Association ensuring conformity to the latest version of the protocol.

Certification consists of basic circuit requirement, control sequence and communication protocol test.

Full list of certified chargers can be found here.