VdS is accredited by the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS) (German Accreditation Body) according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 for the testing of products and according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065 for the certification of products in the fields of:
- Fire alarm systems
- Fire-extinguishing systems
- Smoke and heat exhaust ventilation systems (RWA)
Furthermore VdS is accredited for the certification of building products (System for assessment and verification of the constancy of performance) under regulation (EU) no. 305/2011 laying down harmonized conditions for the marketing of construction products (Bauproduktverordnung).