Who we are?

CERTIFER is a French company, expert in mobility for more than 25 years

CERTIFER is a French company founded in 1997. At CERTIFER, we are rail specialists, and have been for more than 25 years. Our specialisation is our strength, guaranteeing support at the cutting edge of innovation and in-depth, constantly updated knowledge of regulatory frameworks.

Our markets

We operate in the field of guided ground transport (trains, trams, metros, autonomous vehicles, etc.), and we can also help you certify your piling, hoisting & lifting equipment.


To help you meet the growing challenges in terms of quality, safety and sustainable development for all your mobility needs.

Our 300 employees and 500 experts, working all over the world, will guide you in controlling risks, ensuring compliance with ever-changing regulations and in all your innovative projects.


years of railway expertise




employees worldwide


experts from all railway sectors

Our shareholders

70% of our capital is held by Apave, an international group specialised in risk management with more than 150 years of experience. 30% of the capital is held by the CERTIFER Association, which brings together SNCF (French Railways), RATP (Paris Transportation Authority), FIF (Association of rail manufacturers), Institut Gustave Eiffel (research and university).

Our business Units

CERTIFER is present worldwide and is structured into two business units:

covers testing, inspection and certification

We implement these services by drawing on our accreditations and on all the recognition we have both at European level and in the various countries where we operate.

Tailor-made solutions for the successful delivery of your projects

We provide support and advice to companies in the rail sector in the management of safety, regulatory compliance and project approval.

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Do you have a project?

Do you need an expert support for your railway project?

Are you a mobilty expert?

Join our team to work on innovative projects and advance the future of mobility together.