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AESIF Certification App - 06 June 2021

Certification for your installed automatic gates starts to grow more popular with the consumers, as it alien’s its self with other industries like the gas safe and electrical industry it's also important for the new home buyer as being left with an expensive repair bill can be costly for all.

The AESIF UK national notification registrar, for approved installers, shows compliance with the machinery directive for the installation of door gates and barriers.

Buying a new home with electric gates already installed can have its problems especially if the gates are not working properly, leaving the new owner with a big bill, and the possibility of being non-compliant.

With the AESIF certificate, the process just got easier for both the property owner and for the approved installer with the AESIF APP it makes it possible to complete the certification on-site saving time and money. 

The AESIF certificate gives the new owner a point of contact for the future.  The approved installer will give you a quotation for his site visit cost; the certificates are quickly emailed to the end-user. Certification certificates cost the end-user £20.00 plus VAT for each filed copy so are relatively inexpensive for peace of mind and conformity.

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The compliance certs give the new homeowner peace of mind and covers new installation as well as those being previously installed maintained and serviced.

Your installation company will have a record of the installed equipment which speeds up time in locating replacement parts should they be required.

Don’t forget to look out for your local AESIF gate-safe Installer. "Insist on AESIF certification to keep on the right side of the law” also see for more information from 1st August 2021

AESIF Pdf files take up little space on installation companies hard drive reducing the need for paperwork “Green” and should be stored for up to 10 years, or for the of the life of the designed installation. “this being subject to the designed number of manoeuvres and the continuation of an annual Certification by the duty holder”. There is no requirement to keep certificates on decommissioned automated gate installations.

AESIF member Pdf information is stored on the installer company registrar app for 18 months only but gives both the end-user and installer time to resubmit for the annual replacement certificates. No third-party client information is recorded or retained by AESIF; all records are kept by the company signatures and customer-owner only.

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