IT Providers

Certification of Data Handling and results providers

The FEI has set up a standard procedure to certify systems and IT providers dealing with timing, scoring and data handling at FEI events.

This procedure can be applied for :

-  A Company* (If your company is using a software you do not need to follow this approval procedure)

-  A Software**

Being certified by the FEI can assist and promote IT providers who work with international equestrian events.

Organising Committees who use a FEI Certified Service Provider will be guaranteed to fulfill all FEI specifications, in regards to managing data and entries for the submission of FEI results.

The names of the certified software and IT providers will be published on the FEI website for National Federations and Organising Committees to consult which will assist them with the organisation of their Events.

The list of IT providers and software will also be available in each discipline section on the FEI website and will be updated each year.

What are the benefits

  • Use of the official name FEI Certified Service Provider
  • Promotion of certified providers/software
  • Easy way for Organising Committees to find a partner to work with
  • Organising Committees are guaranteed to have data handled correctly
  • Providing Organising Comittees with software capable of handling big events with numerous competitions and various criteria
  • FEI results submitted correctly and on time

How to become certified

You must fulfill the FEI standard requirements to become a FEI Certified Service Provider. You will find the requirements by discipline at the bottom of the page.

If you have all the requirements needed you can send your application by fill out the relevant application form you will also find at the bottom of the page.

The certification test can be done either online - by a video conference or on site - at the FEI Headquarters.

If you are successful, you will then become a FEI Certified Service Provider.

Costs and renewal

The certification procedure to become a FEI Certified Service Provider costs CHF 2'000. This covers the administrations fees of the certification. This must be paid at the same time as you are doing your application and a proof of payment must be sent by email to for your application to be valid.

If you are unsuccessful, you will be able to re-apply on more within twelve months following your certification test and it will cost CHF 1'000.

The certification lasts 12 months. After 12 months, you will need to renew this certification. This yearly renewal costs CHF 500.

You will find all the payment details here.

Procedure & Timeline Application Form Terms & Conditions FEI Certified Service Providers


The specifications by disciplines

Jumping Dressage Para Dressage Eventing
Driving Endurance Vaulting Reining
  Endurance Electronic Vet Cards & Heart Rate Monitors  


* A company:

A company who run and/or operate a system/software that they have developed or for which they have used subcontractor(s) for the development.

Such system/software is run only by this company, the system is not sold as a product on the market. Your company is the only one to use your own system.

 ** A Software:

A software that has been developed to be sold as a product on the market for the management of the entries, starts list and results. This approved software could be sold as a product on the market.