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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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Approval is granted to individuals and legal entities when the conditions of approval are fully met. Any application must be accompanied with supporting documentation and relevant information to prove compliance with the conditions of approval. The requirements for approval are prescribed in the Regulation issued in 2002 (P.I. 95/2002 – Κ.Δ.Π. 95/2002). As the criteria for workshop approval are prescriptive, it is strongly recommended that the prospective applicants contact the Department for further advice before proceeding with any expenses.

The criteria for approval are the following:

  • Premises: a minimum workshop area of 60 square meters.
  • Instrumentation/equipment: The workshop shall have as a minimum the following instruments and/or equipment:
    • An instrument capable for calibrations of speed limitation devices to the satisfaction of the competent authority;
    • A Workshop Inspection lamp;
    • A Multimeter;
    • A Voltmeter.
  • The owner of the workshop shall prove that he employs a technician specialized on speed limitation devices, with the following qualification:
    • a university degree in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering; or
    • a college diploma in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering; or
    • a diploma of Higher Technical Institute of Cyprus in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering or other equivalent diploma in the same field; or
    • a certificate of a Technical School in the field of Mechanical or Electrical sector plus a minimum three (3) years of experience in the automotive industry; or
    • a certificate of a Secondary education plus a minimum four (4) years of experience in the automotive industry; or
    • apprenticeship scheme or equivalent program plus a minimum five (5) years of experience in the automotive industry.

In addition to the above, the technician must possess a certificate for a specialized training on speed limitation devices work, which was awarded from a speed limitation devices manufacturer or a vehicle manufacturer of the M3 (max. permissible weight 10 tons) and N3 categories.


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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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Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Authorization of Workshop for Installation, Calibration, Maintenance and Repair of Speed Limitation Devices.pdf



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