The OECD Standard Codes for the Official Testing of Agricultural and Forestry Tractors allow participating countries to perform tractor tests according to harmonised procedures, and to obtain OECD official approvals which facilitate international trade. 

 Read more about the Codes  Download our brochure (pdf)

Download the NEW Guidelines on Codes 2 (pdf)

Meetings of the OECD Tractor Codes

Annual Meeting of the OECD Tractor Codes

 21-22 March 2022   Paris, France

Technical Working Group

 to come soon    to some soon

Sub-Working Groups (SWG)

 4-5 April 2022   remote meeting

SWG on Agricultural 'robots' / Autonomous machines 

 6-7 April 2022   remote meeting

SWG on Electric tractors and tractor electrical power off-boarding

The OECD and tractor safety


The OECD Tractor Codes are open to OECD member and non-member countries. Twenty-seven countries adhere, including : Brazil, China, India, the Russian Federation and Serbia.

View the full list of National Designated Authorities and Testing Stations in the OECD Tractor Codes.

The OECD also works with the  UN and other international organisations to extend safety and environmental standards to countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Why the OECD Tractor Codes?

Read about the advantages of the OECD Tractor Codes:











Tractor exhibitions

The Annual Meetings at OECD Headquarters offer the opportunity to discover prototype tractor models, as well as a collection of scale model tractors. 

  • View photos from the 2017 and 2020 Annual Meetings

For more information about the OECD's Tractors Standard Codes or on how to access the OECD Agricultural Codes and Schemes Community Space,

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