Vehicle Type Approval
The cost depends on the type of motor vehicles, ranging from $5,000 to $40,000, or more. The cost is based on the number of tests and the documents provided by the manufacturer.
Technical Regulations № 018 came into force on the 1st of January 2015. Every manufacturer of motor vehicles and towed vehicles requires a «Vehicle Type Approval» document. It contains a list of technical specifications and standards, the motor vehicle is compliant with, as well as the type of the vehicle. This document is also required for importers of vehicles into Russia, Kazakhstan or Belarus.
This document is valid for 3 years and it has no limit on the number of vehicles.
Vehicle samples for certification can be imported under the temporary import procedure.
We will provide sample representation agreements in Russia for you.
List of Documents to be Submitted for the Certification:
• World Manufacturer Identifier Certificate with the Vehicle Identification Number
• Operating Manual
• general technical description of the vehicle
• drawing of the vehicle with its dimentions (3 types)
• copies of certificates for part and equipment
• certification and factory test protocols