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Standards of implementation

The standard of implementation for the websites and applications of mobile devices spanish administrative departments is UNE-EN 301549:2019 (Opens in new window) “ accessibility requirements for ICT products and services ”.
For mobile applications apply from 23 june 2021

 

According to article 6.1 Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 september on accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices in the public sector (Opens in new window) for the content of websites and applications for mobile devices is compliance with accessibility requirements must comply with the harmonised standards or parts of Those whose references have to be published in the official journal of the european Union (DOUE).

The 21 december 2018 published in the official journal of the european union Implementation decision (EU) 2018/2048 of 20 december 2018 (Opens in new window) on the harmonized rule applicable to the websites and applications for mobile devices drafted in support of the directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the european parliament and council.

Through this decision established that the standard for compliance with the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 (Opens in new window) it was the norm (Opens in new window)

This rule, in line with the WCAG 2.1 (Opens in new window) included in the the relationship between the content of the rule and the essential requirements of the directive.

That version of the european standard materialized in the spanish rule UNE-EN 301549:2019 (Opens in new window) “ accessibility requirements for ict products ” published by AENOR in may 2019.

The 12 august 2021 the european commission published in the official journal of the european union Implementation decision (EU) 2021/1339 of 11 august 2021 (Opens in new window) amending implementation decision (EU) 2018/2048 with regard to the harmonized rule applicable to websites and applications for mobile devices.

The decision replaces the standard (Opens in new window) the new " 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03). Accessibility requirements for products and services of icts (Opens in new window) ", coexisting both standards until 11 february 2002 . From 12 february 2002 Only apply the new standard in 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03).

This new version of the european standard has not yet materialized in any rule although spanish is similar to the spanish rule “ UNE-EN 301549:2020 accessibility requirements for ICT products and services ” (Opens in new window) published by AENOR in may 2020, with the exception of the law 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03) (Opens in new window) a new appendix (appendix F) containing a table with the historic changes in standard.

 

Timetable for the accessibility standards