Evaluation of conformity with the mandatory safety requirements for physical security systems required in the Spanish market


Physical security systems are products whose purpose is to protect the assets stored inside them and to prevent unauthorized people from gaining access to them.

The efficiency of these products is categorized by safety ratings according to the difficulty an outsider would have trying to reach their interior. Based on their use, Ministerial Order INT/317/2011 on private safety measures establishes the requirements and safety ratings the products must achieve.

Our solution

Applus+ is a control agency accredited by ENAC based on standard UNE-EN 45011 to issue certificates for safes and has accredited laboratories to perform the required safety classification tests.

Applus+ has developed a specific certification system (SCS) which sets the rules for product certification and defines the production control criteria to ensure quality is maintained over time.

The Applus+ physical security systems certification includes:

  • Technical study of physical security systems
  • Evaluation of the weak points
  • Classification tests (to get the appropriate safety rating)
  • Initial factory production control audit
  • Evaluation committee to grant the Applus+ certification
  • Certificate issuance
  • Annual follow-up audits

The classification tests are performed based on the following standards and products:

UNE-EN 1143-1: Safety storage units

  • Safes
  • ATMs
  • Reinforced vaults and doors

UNE 108115: Safety compartments

  • Safety compartments
UNE EN 1143-2: Deposit systems
UNE EN 1627: Pedestrian doorsets, windows, curtain walling, grilles and shutters. Burglar resistance
UNE EN 1522: Bullet resistant windows, doors, shutters and blinds
UNE 108132: Opaque armors


  • Access to the Applus+ brand, which is recognized by state and regional security forces.
  • A single contact to perform the Applus+ certification and the tests, speeding up the time required to achieve both recognitions.
  • Use the Applus+ brand to showcase the quality of your product.
  • Greater control over your product and process, reducing non-quality costs.

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