Technical requirements

In this part of the CEFTA Web Portal you will find the technical requirements procedures separately for each CEFTA Economy. Procedures include but are not limited to: 1.The legally approved technical standards of the respective Economy; 2.The procedures that need to be followed for meeting technical requirements; 3.The documents required for proving your goods comply with these technical requirements; 4.The official procedures followed by relevant authorities to monitor and control the fulfillment of these technical requirements. In cases where the final destination of goods is one of the CEFTA Economies, please refer to the import technical procedures for that Economy on this portal. In cases where goods are exported from the territory of one of the CEFTA Economies included in this web portal, please refer to the export technical procedures section of that Economy.

Laws and regulations

Technical Requirement and Product Safety System is intended of legalizing technical regulations, conformity evaluation procedures, standardization and work safety, in order to protect health and life of employee and other consumers, in accordance with the law in force.
The Technical requirement institution is concentrating more in harmonization of the legal structure based on the European Community regulations, as well as in coordinating and monitoring the procedural methodology. Government bodies conduct conformity evaluation procedurals, standardization and work safety of entities only under the share of the Ministry of Economy.

Technical requirements standard

Technical Requirement framework in Albania is not an obligatory enforcement System for the private sector, but is based on the self declaration of conformity and products safety. At the border crossings points do not exist special control regulations either the system to support this control.

However the private sector is responsible individually for any breach of technical requirements and standards, which may cause harm of human health and safety, or consumer’s damage, due to their produced or imported goods.

Authorities monitoring and control

Technical Requirement system in Albania is set up by the Ministry of Economy of Albania.


Official Adress:

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy
Market Monitoring Department
Technical Requirement and Product Safety Sector 
Tel: 355-4 2 22 81 77      
Tel:  355-4 2 22 22 45/ ext: 74 183