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How to apply for TCO Certified, generation 8 product certification. New applications and upgrading from current generation.

All products for which we have received complete applications by November 20 will be eligible for recognition among the first to certify at the public launch scheduled for December 4 at our Sustainable IT Summit in Brussels.

To access all updated criteria documents, certification forms, price list etc, visit our dedicated page with everything you need to know about TCO Certified, generation 8.

Upgrading to TCO Certified, generation 8

TCO Certified, generation 8 will be launched on December 4. Until then, industry can apply for product certification in accordance with generation 8, but certificates will not be valid until the December 4 launch date. Products pre-certified during this application period will receive a certificate in accordance with the current generation together with information if the product can pass the generation 8 criteria. These certificates will be automatically upgraded to generation 8 on December 4.

NOTE: to be eligible for recognition among the first to certify, all completed applications must be received by latest November 20.

You can still apply for the current generation for a limited time, if you choose. Please note that the last date for current generation applications is December 3. Beginning December 4, we will only accept applications for generation 8. Existing certificates will remain valid for their regular term.

NEW – TCO Certified Portal

New to this generation is TCO Certified Portal, our online certificate management platform.

Some actions you can take on TCO Certified portal, include:

  • Upload test reports and compliance documents as part of your applications
  • View and download your certificates
  • Track certificate expirations

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Sign up for our industry webinars

To get you started, we’re offering two informational webinars on how to apply for TCO Certified, generation 8.

  • Sept 11 – Introduction to TCO Certified, generation 8 – criteria overview and how to apply
  • Sept 18 – Deep dive -TCO Certified Portal. Introduction to TCO Certified Portal for certificate management

Learn more and register

Why certify your products?

Certifying your products to TCO Certified helps you meet growing purchaser demand for IT products that are more sustainable – addressing both environmental and supply chain responsibility throughout the product life cycle.

What makes TCO Certified unique is the independent verification of product compliance, brand claims and working conditions in the supply chain. For this reason, purchasers around the world rely on TCO Certified to help them lower environmental and social risks connected to the IT products they buy.