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Qi Testing and Certification

We offer reliable, fast and economical solutions for the global market access of Qi-certified devices. Our state-of-the-art test laboratory and our expert knowledge guarantee you all essential regulatory tests and certifications from a single source.
WPC Certificate

Improved New Standard

Qi2 for Wireless Charging Devices

The market of wireless charging for mobile devices, often called inductive charging, is growing rapidly. And the advantages are obvious. The ability to charge our device from anywhere eliminates the hassle of carrying cables and searching for sockets. Whether in the car, at work or at home, contactless charging is sustainable and soon to be expected as a commodity feature.

In 2014, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) began developing the Qi standard for wireless charging up to 15 watts. In 2018, the extended power profile (EPP 15W) was released. In 2023, the WPC published the new, improved Qi2 standard for wireless charging. In addition to the tried and tested BPP and EPP profiles, a new magnetic power profile (MPP) has been developed. It builds on Apple's MagSafe technology and enables faster and more efficient wireless charging, as well as the ability to charge devices not just from Apple.

Official Qi2 Certification in our Test Lab

Our subsidiary, IBL-Lab GmbH, has been involved in the WPC standards development process as an "Adopter Member" since 2024 and provides support on technical issues as an Authorized Test Lab (ATL). Our test laboratory has already converted the test environment in close cooperation with nok9 and is now one of the few laboratories worldwide to offer Qi2 certification.

If you want your product to be Qi2 compliant, the testing and approval requirements of the WPC must be met. Contact us now to get all the necessary information.

Insight Lab

Innovative Wireless Charging Technology

In this video, we introduce you to our advanced Qi2 test environment. The magnetic charger is designed to optimize device positioning for improved charging performance.
Stay up to date with the latest wireless charging technology and contact us for updates.

The Qi Certification Process

Get your wireless charging devices certified and become a member of the WPC (Wireless Power Consortium). Be part of this leading and innovative industry.

01Become a member of the WPC and submit all required documents (self-declaration form)
Internal Test
02Pre-compliance and subsequent compliance testing in our Authorized Test Lab (ATL)
External Test
03Shipment of samples to interoperability testing lab by us
04Registration of your product in the Qi certified product database. Awarding of Qi symbol by WPC
05Congratulations, you are now Qi certified and ready to launch your product

Qi Power Profiles

Explanation: PTx: Power Transmitter, PRx: Power Receiver, BPP: Baseline Power Profile, EPP: Extended Power Profile, MPP: Magnetic Power Profile Source: WPC, © IB-Lenhardt AG 2023 PTx Power Profiles Feature BPP EPP5 EPP PRx Power Profiles BPP EPP MPP MPP Load power level 5 Watt 5 Watt 15 Watt up to 5 Watt up to 15 Watt up to 15 Watt 8/12/15 Watt Magnetic attach no yes no no no optional yes yes no optional optional no no yes no no yes yes yes yes yes optional optional no yes yes yes yes yes no no yes yes optional optional Baseline protocol Extended protocol Magnetic protocol Authentication

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Qi Versions

Base Stations & Mobile Devices

  • Baseline Power Profile (BPP) 5 Watts

  • Extended Power Profile (EPP) 15 Watts

  • The Qi Wireless Power Transfer System Power Class 0 Specification / Part 3: Compliance Testing / Version 1.2.4 February 2018

  • Qi Specification / Power Receiver Compliance Tests

    • Version 1.3 January 2021

    • Version 1.3.1 August 2021

    • Version 1.3.2 December 2021

    • Version 1.3.3 November 2022

    • Version 2.0 April 2023

  • Qi Specification / Power Transmitter Compliance Tests

    • Version 1.3 January 2021

    • Version 1.3.1 August 2021

    • Version 1.3.2 December 2021

    • Version 1.3.3 November 2022

    • Version 2.0 April 2023

  • Qi2: The new Qi2 standard (2023) is offered in our test scope. Contact us for more information.

EMC Lab and Updated QI2 Equipment

Here you can see some impressions from our EMC and Qi testing lab. Our measuring devices have just returned from our hardware supplier nok9 and are now ready for the upcoming Qi2 tests including the new Magnetic Power Profile (MPP).

Authorized Test Lab by WPC

International Certifications

Worldwide Type Approval

With our established processes we guarantee a smooth and fast market access of your Qi product. Our experienced experts support you during the entire product certification process.
Learn more about our Certification Bodies.

CE (Europe)

Ready for the European Market


Accomplish the US Type Approval Process

ISED (Canada)

Your way to the Canadian Market

MIC (Japan)

Get your Type Approval for Japan

Our Services

Regulatory Wireless Power Transfer Testing

For products with wireless charging capability, like IoT devices, automotive infotainment and even household appliances, regulatory testing is the prerequisite for successful market approval. 

For the European market, the following standards, which are monitored by the RED (Radio Equipment Directive), must be met:

  • Radio Testing: DIN EN 303 417
    Which test of the standard has to be performed depends on whether the device is a transmitter (chargers) or a receiver.

  • EMC Testing: DIN EN 301 489-1 and 301 489-3
    These tests include EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) and EMS (Electromagnetic Susceptibility).

  • Safety Testing: DIN EN 62311 oder DIN EN 62368-1

For market approval in the USA, the standards FCC 47 CFR Part 18 and/or Part 15, among others, are the basis for the regulatory tests.

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nok9 CATSII System

Qi Testing Services with state-of-the-art Equipment

The nok9 CATSII system present for testing at IBL-Lab, is the only fully WPC-authorized testing system available on the market of test tool vendors. Due to the close support of nok9, we can provide the latest updates of the Qi environment and proprietary standardization schemes like SAMSUNG also. Both base stations or mobile devices can be tested for pre-compliance / debugging sessions and can proceed seamlessly to compliance testing on short notice.

nok9 CATSII system

Qi: Worldwide Market Development

Advantages of Wireless Charging

Consumer Electronics


Easy wireless handling


Several devices at the same time


One charging station for all devices


Optical advantages for devices integrated in furniture and objects


Possibility of complete encapsulation

Future proof

Portable devices are enjoying increasing popularity and are moving towards wireless charging


Consumer demand for user-friendly charging options


Compliance with the forthcoming EU regulation “uniform charging of mobile devices”

Frequently Asked Questions

All you need to know about Qi and wireless charging

What does Qi stand for?

Qi (pronounced "chee") is japanese and literally means "life energy". Since 2008 Qi has been considered the wireless charging standard of electronic devices with a power ranging from 5 to 15 watts. This allows various devices to be charged wirelessly over short distances. The private Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) developed and maintains this standard. There are now around 9,000 Qi-certified products on the market.

What is the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC)?

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) is the standards organization responsible for developing and managing the Qi standard. A Qi certification ensures the safety, reliability, interoperability, and power efficiency of a device. It also ensures that the product has undergone rigorous tests to meet these standards. Moreover, Qi certified devices work seamlessly with each other, regardless of their make or build version. Currently, the WPC boasts of more than 300 member companies, including the likes of tech giants such as Apple, Google, Samsung, Facebook and many more. Our subsidiary company, IBL-Lab GmbH, is also a proud member.

Why is Qi Certification important?

The Qi Certification serves as a quality feature of devices with wireless charging function. It ensures that the respective wireless devices function properly in terms of safety, interoperability, energy efficiency and user-friendliness through various rigorous testing procedures carried out in authorized test laboratories. Compatibility ensures that all certified devices from a wide range of manufacturers and countries of origin work together. Heat protection and foreign object detection are just two of a number of safety precautions included in the Qi standard. In addition, only Qi-certified products are allowed to carry the Qi logo.

Which devices support Qi and how do I know if my device is Qi certified?

Devices with a power range of 5 to 15 watts can be equipped with the Qi standard. These include smartphones and tablets, but also headphones, PC monitors, power banks, smartwatches and other devices. Even backpacks and furniture that have integrated power banks are on the market as Qi-certified devices. Currently, WPC is working on a higher performance of the Qi standard to be able to charge laptops and tablet computers with this technology as soon as possible. All products and packaging carrying the Qi logo are Qi certified. Only this ensures that all required tests have been run and successfully passed.


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