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SAP NetWeaver – Printer Device Types Certification (BC-PRN-DT)

Add value to your printer device types and take one-step further in reaching your customer by certifying it. Once the device types is developed successfully under printer vendor program, you can contact SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) team for getting it certified.


A device type is a container in the SAP spool system in which information about a particular type of output device are stored. The device types is the total of all attributes of an output device that the SAP system must know to control the output device correctly, such as control commands for font selection, page size; character set selection, and so on. These attributes also include the identification of the printer driver that SAPscript/Smart Forms should use for the printer.


*As a pre-requisite, the device types needs to be developed under our SAP Printer Vendor program.




Getting Started


The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends printer vendors and manufactures who are interested in certifying their device types begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them.

Also you can read through the blog "A guide for Printer vendors/manufactures to know about certifying their device type" to learn on overview of device types certification process


You can also write to to apply or to know more information on printer device type certification



Technical Documentation


Certification test plan will be custom-tailored based on device type


SAP NW 7.02


Technical preparation: To get started, see below SAP notes provided.


SAP Note: 1280986 - (internal) SAP PVP Workshop

SAP Note: 1280910 - (internal) SAP PVP Device Type Development

SAP Note: 1280853 - (internal) Collective Note: SAP PVP Documentation



Test System Recommendation from SAP ICC


Being a member of the SAP Printer Vendor program, you will get access to the printer device type’s development system.


Price List

10.000 Euro per certification (Euro currency applicable to all countries).

- maximum of five device types can be certified under single agreement


Benefits of Certification

- After successful certification testing, we will be providing an SAP certified logo for promoting your device types.


- Also the certified device types will be listed in our SAP Application Development online directory which will increase the accessibility and visibility to SAP customers. This directory is used by our customers, partners and sales personnel around the world.


Related Content

SAP Printer Vendor Program

SAP Printing Guide (BC-CCM-PRN)


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