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

 23-24 February 2022   Paris, France

Technical Working Group meeting

 27-28 October 2021   remote meeting

Sub-Working Group Meetings

 28-29 September 2021   remote meeting

This meeting will address Electric tractors and tractor electrical power off-boarding.

 6-7 October 2021   remote meeting

This meeting addressed 'Agricultural robots' (tractors, machinery).

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 OECD's Test Engineers Conference offers the opportunity to discover prototype tractor models, as well as a collection of scale model tractors. 

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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