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This service specification by DNV GL is intended to describe the certification service for the various subsea equipment and subsea components provided by this classification society. It identifies and describes all verification activities that are to take place in the course of the design and manufacturing of such subsea equipment/components. Subject activities are considered mandatory in order for the subsea equipment/components to be issued the DNV GL certificate. The main objectives of this specification are to describe the DNV GL certification service, to specify the corresponding certification procedure in place, to the define the correct extent of verification activities required by this class society, and to provide a common platform for the contracting parties to communicate. The certification process has been described in detail, including the design and material verification, and manufacturing assessment. The section describing the certification requirements tells the readers about proper categorization of the subsea equipment, and provides all applicable documentation requirements. The appendix at the end of the document provides standardized documentation types.