Approval Procedure for Safety Class Equipment Manufacturers

According to the "Regulation on Equipment Procurement Process and Equipment Approval for Nuclear Facilities" dated 28 May 2015 and numbered 29369, it is compulsory to obtain Manufacturer Approvals from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority of major equipment manufacturers in terms of nuclear safety.

Who has to take this Approval:

Manufacturers who are manufacturing safety class equipment to nuclear facilities within the borders of Turkey have to obtain Manufacturer Approval from TAEK. Manufacturers that supply materials and intermediate products to these manufacturers are not required to obtain Manufacturer Approval unless otherwise specified by TAEK. 

Documents required for application (please see Note 1 below): 

The following documents shall be submitted to the TAEK application for the Manufacturer Approval:

  • Application petition, (sample-red parts need to be filled)
  • Article 9 (a) Official documents indicating that the manufacturer conducts active and registered commercial activities,
  • Article 9 (b) Documents indicating persons authorized to represent the organization and statement of signature or signature circulars of these persons,
  • Article 9 (c) Manufacturer’s ISO 9001 Certificate or a Quality Management System Certificate which is valid on the international level,
  • Article 9 (ç) A document taken from Turkish Accreditation Agency certifying that the quality management system document of the manufacturer has been given by a certification agency that is either accredited by Turkish Accreditation Agency or by an accreditation agency which is present in the Mutual Treaty of International Accreditation Forum, (please see Note 2 below)
  • Article 9 (d) Quality manual and related procedures of the manufacturer, which include organizational structure, duties, authorizations and responsibilities of divisions, competence and qualification requirements for technical personnel and arrangements regarding procurement management and control system,
  • Article 9 (e) Equipment list requested to be within the scope of approval,
  • Article 9 (f) A report detailing types, properties and safety classification of equipment that are in the list, list of regulations, codes and standards used in the manufacture of these equipment, if exists certificates and stamps, information on the facility where manufacturing will take place, adequacy of the infrastructure of manufacturer within the scope of the work to be carried out, production system including software and past experience and tools of the manufacturer.
  • Article 9 (g) Bank receipt of authorization fee, (please see Notes 3 and 4 below)
  • Article 9 (ğ) If exist, authorization certificates from other countries’ regulatory authorities about related activities.

Fees for the year 2018 related to Manufacturer Approval:

Service Code

Manufacturer Approval

                          Fees for the year 2018

Manufacturer Approval Service



Extension of Validity of Approval Service



Expansion of Scope of Approval Service



Periodical Inspection of Manufacturers




1.  Documents shall be submitted in two hardcopy and two electronic copy form. Electronic copy forms shall be in two different media – i.e.,  one copy in CD and the other copy in USB flash drive.

Receiver Name: Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (Türkiye Atom Enerjisi Kurumu)
                            Dr. İsmail Hakkı ARIKAN 
                            Vice President of Turkish Atomic Energy Authority  
Receiver Address: Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi, Dumlupınar Bulvarı, No:192, 06510, Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye

Tel: +90-312-295-87-00
Fax: +90-312-287-87-61

2. The document requested by item Article 9 (ç) above list shall be taken from Turkish Accreditation Agency (TURKAK).

For application procedure and fee information please contact:          

Turkish Accreditation Agency (Türk Akreditasyon Kurumu)
Address: Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi, 2125. Sokak, No:1, Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye

Tel: +90-312-410-82-00
Fax: +90-312-410-83-00

3. Turkish Atomic Energy Authority Bank Account Information:

Receiver Name: Turkish Atomic Energy Authority
Receiver Address: Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi, Dumlupınar Bulvarı, No:192, 06510, Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye
Bank: Halk Bank
Bank Division: Ankara Ümitköy Şubesi
Bank Address: Çayyolu Mahallesi, 8. Cadde, No:49/1, Ümitköy/Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye

Account Type: Türk Lirası hesabı
IBAN: TR12-0001-2009-4160-0005-0000-04

Bank Tel: +90-312-236-12-64
Fax: +90-312-235-95-87

Full company name should be indicated in title of payment: "COMPANY NAME manufacturer approval service fee"

4. Please collect all the documents (except item Article 9 (g) above in the list) and send to TAEK for pre-examination before the payment since the payment is  NON- REFUNDABLE.


List of the Organizations given Manufacturer Approval under the Regulation for Approval of Equipment Procurement Process and Manufacturers for Nuclear Facilities by TAEK.