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Installation, Calibration, Testing and Inspection of Speed Limitation Devices on Vehicles


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In order to exercise in the Republic of Cyprus activities related with speed limitation devices, one needs to obtain an approval from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works. The national legislation in the Republic of Cyprus foresees for the requirements for approval of all Nominated Technicians or Workshops who undertake the tasks and responsibilities associated with the installation, calibration, testing and inspection of speed limitation devices on vehicles.

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The application for Authorisation of Workshop for Installation, Calibration, Maintenance, and Repair of Speed Limitation Devices can be submitted either electronically through the PSC Cyprus, or directly to the Competent Authority, by hand, mail or e-mail, addressed to:

Electrical and Mechanical Services Department,
Ministry of Communications and Works,
Agiou Ilarionos Avenue, 1426 Nicosia – Cyprus
P.O. Box 29669, 1722 Nicosia – Cyprus,
Tel. +35722800301,
E-mail: director@ems.mcw.gov.cy
Website: http://www.mcw.gov.cy/ems

The application form should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Applicants I.D:
    • If the applicant is a self-employed individual, copies of his identity card and evidence of a recent Social Insurance payment (evidence for practicing as a self-employed individual). Additionally, in the case of European Union citizens a Registration Certificate (Form MEU1A) or in the case of Non-European Union Nationals a Temporary Residence and Employment Permit, both issued from the Civil Registry and Migration Department ;
    • If the applicant is a company:
      1. copies of the company Certificate of Incorporation, Shareholders, Directors and Secretary, Registered Office Address, issued by the Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver;
      2. copies of the identity card and evidence of a recent Social Insurance payment of at least one employed specialised technician. Additionally, in the case of European Union citizens a Registration Certificate (Form MEU1A), or in case of Non-European Union Third Country Nationals a Temporary Residence and Employment Permit, both issued from the Civil Registry and Migration Department and of a recent Statement of Earnings and Contributions of company staff (Form Y.K.A. 2-002) from the Social Insurance Services as evidence for employment of the specialized technician.
  • Premises:
    • Site plans/dimensioned drawings (preferably of scale 1:100), showing the premises useful area i.e. the proposed inspection/calibration area and any uncovered areas.
  • Instrumentation, tools and manuals:
    • Technical details of the instrument(s), equipment and tools (such as copies of instruction/technical manuals) to be used for the calibrations and a declaration from the manufacturer of the workshop’s capability to calibrate speed limitation devices installed on vehicles of the M3 (max. permissible weight 10 tons), or N3 categories.
  • Workshop Technician qualifications:
    • Copy of degree, diploma, etc as evidence of the applicant qualifications and proof of relevant experience;
    • Evidence of relevant experience (Detailed statement of insurer's earnings, or a certificate for the insurer's account or insured at the Social Insurance Scheme (Form Y.K.A. B-10))
    • Copy of a certificate for specialized training on speed limitation devices or a declaration from the training provider;

The approval process foresees for inspection of the proposed premises/site in order to ensure that all the prerequisites are met. The procedure is carried out within forty-five (45) days from the date of the application, provided all supporting documents are submitted.

The applicant is informed regarding the approval decision within three (3) months from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted.

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Approved speed limitation devices workshops are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Regulation 95/2002 and among others to:
  • Keep a registry of all installations, calibrations, testing and inspections on vehicles for five (5) years; and
  • Keep a registry with the vehicles details, the date, approval number, speed limiter type and serial number, set speed and a description of the executed work, the seals, etc.
  • Keep at the workshop only one Seal marking device incorporating the identification mark allocated to the workshop by the EMS Department, which shall be stored in safe place.

The Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services supervises the licensed speed limitation devices workshops in order to ensure compliance with the provisions of the relevant Laws and Regulations and the terms of the license.



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Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileDirective 1992_6_EEC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 1992_24_EEC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 2002_85_EC.pdf
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Download the Acrobat fileThe Motor Vehicles and Road Transport Law of 1972 as last amended (L. 86(I)1972) (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileThe Motor Vehicles and Road Transport Regulations of 1984 as last amended (P.I. 66-1984, see Regulation 50C) (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileP.I. 95-2002 - Regulation (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileChecklist of Accompanying Documents for Application.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Authorization of Workshop for Installation, Calibration, Maintenance and Repair of Speed Limitation Devices.pdf



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