FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING ATP

DO I HAVE TO HAVE AN ATP CERTIFICATE TO OPERATE A REFRIGERATED VEHICLE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC?

ATP is only required when state borders are crossed. Within the Czech Republic, the certificate is only required as a part of ISO 9001 certification.

MY VEHICLE DOES NOT HAVE A CERTIFICATE, HOW CAN I OBTAIN IT?

A physical inspection is not required to issue certificates for newly manufactured or imported vehicles up to 6 years of age. However, the following documents need to be provided:

  • information about the insulated box trailer and refrigeration equipment used (if installed)
  • the protocol on the measurement of the tested sample box trailer (so-called box trailer type test),
  • information from the box trailer manufacturer’s plate (serial number, date of manufacture),
  • information about the installed refrigeration unit (manufacturer, type, cooling agent, serial number).

The ATP certificate is issued based on these documents.

A physical inspection is required to issue certificates for imported vehicles that are more than 6 years old. For more information and conditions of this test, please go to the Control Test section

HOW LONG DOES THE TEST TAKE AND WHERE IS IT PERFORMED?

The test takes 6 hours and is performed at our test station. For more information and conditions of the test, please go to the Control Test section

HOW LONG IS THE ATP CERTIFICATE VALID?

The certificate is valid for six years for a new vehicle and can be extended for another three years by undergoing a control test.

I HAVE A SEMI-TRAILER OVER 14-YEARS OLD

The box trailer category is lowered by one insulation class, for instance from FRC to FNA.

DO I NEED TO HAVE AN ATP CERTIFICATE TO CARRY FRUIT?

An ATP certificate is not required for carrying fruit and vegetables

I HAVE LOST AN ATP CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY YOUR TEST STATION

Contact us and we will issue you a copy.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

For a detailed price list of our tests and services, please visit the Price List section