AbP - general building authority test certificates

Based on the administrative regulation “Technical Building Regulations” for Lower Saxony, the departments ‘Fire Safety’ and ‘Structures & Construction Materials’ issue general building authority test certificates (abP) for types of construction and construction products that are applied all over Germany. Please contact us in time prior to application for an abP, so that a test programme for furnishing the necessary proofs can be arranged. MPA Braunschweig’s percentage within Germany of valid general building authority test certificates on the fire resistance of structural members amounts to about 80%, with upward tendency.

Contact us before applying for a general building authority test certificate in order to set up a test program for the necessary verifications.

Lists of general building authority test certificates

The lists of the general building authority test certificates (abP), issued by the MPA Braunschweig can be accessed as follows:

  • Fire protection
    The abPs from the Fire Protection Department are published by the  Fraunhofer Information Center for Planning and Building.
    (Select "MPA Braunschweig" as the admission offices and approval body.)
  • Structures and construction materials
    The lists of the abPs of the Structures and Construction Materials Department, sorted by Construction Products List, are available for download as a PDF document in the grey box on the left.
    In addition to the serial number of the Construction Products List, the lists include the test certificate number, the subject of the abP, the customer, as well as the validity of the abP.
    (The abPs contained in these lists cannot be ordered from the MPA Braunschweig. Please contact the customers specified.)