A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF GCC MOTORCYCLE CERTIFICATION

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF GCC MOTORCYCLE CERTIFICATION

RELEASE DATE:2021-02-23 18:30
ABSTRACT: In February 2020, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) strengthened the supervision of Category L vehicle, all motorcycle products entering the GCC member states, including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Yemen, 7 countries, must obtain GCC certificate. The GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), a Regional Standardization Organization (RSO) established by the resolution of the GCC Supreme Council, is Regulators of GCC certification of Motor Vehicle and Tires. Manufacturers of Motorcycles, Mopeds, Tricycle, ATV (all-terrain vehicles) and UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicles) shall ensure that their products comply with GSO regulations and submit compliance test reports to GSO to obtain GCC certificates.



GSO CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Current core regulations
2021 Model Year-GSO Regulations and Standards List-Two-wheeled motorcycles, mopeds, three-wheeled motorcycles, ATV and UTV
The specific technical requirements are divided into three parts according to the vehicle type:
1. GSO Technical Regulations for Motorcycles, Mopeds, Tricycle
2. GSO Requirements for ATV
3. GSO Requirements for UTV


GSO Technical Regulations for Motorcycles, Mopeds, Tricycle

No.
Regulation Name
Regulations
1
Motorcycles – General Safety Requirements
GSO 1798:2007
2
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)- Requirements
GSO 1780 :2010
3
Motor Vehicles - World Manufacturer Identifier
GSO 1781 :2006
4
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) - Location and attachment
GSO 1782 :2008
5
Road Vehicles - Sound Signalling Devices - Technical Specifications
GSO 99 :1988
6
Emission of gaseous pollutants of motor cycles
GSO ECE 40:2010
7
Motor Cycles: Noise Emission
GSO ECE 41-1:2007
8
Motor Cycles: Methods of Test for Noise Emission
GSO ECE 41-2:2007
9
Motor cycle and Vehicles – Headlamps
GSO ECE 57:2008
10
Motor Cycle and Mopeds Tyres –Nomenclature, Dimensions, Performance, Dynamic Growth and Marking.
GSO ECE 75-1:2007
11
Motor Cycle Tyres – Method of Testing
GSO ECE 75-2:2007
12
Brake
GSO ECE 78:2016
13
Rear-view mirrors (motorcycles/mopeds)
GSO ECE 81:2015
14
Motorcycles – Engine test code – Net Power
GSO ISO 4106:2010
15
Mopeds – Measurement of maximum Speed
GSO ISO 7116:2007
16
Motorcycles – Measurement of Maximum Speed
GSO ISO 7117:2011
17
Two-wheeled mopeds - Parking stability of side- and center-stands
GSO ISO 8706:2013
18
Two-Wheeled Motorcycles – Parking Stability of Side and Centre Stands
GSO ISO 9565:2007


GSO Requirements for ATV

No.
Regulation Name
Regulations
1
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)- Requirements
GSO 1780 :2010
2
Motor Vehicles - World Manufacturer Identifier
GSO 1781 :2006
3
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) - Location and attachment
GSO 1782 :2008
4
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs - Quads). Safety requirements and test methods
GSO EN 15997:2011
5
AT Tyres – Method of Testing
GSO ECE 106:2013
6
Tyres for motorcycles/mopeds/AT
GSO ECE:75 and Amendment:2010
7
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs – Quads) – Safety requirements and test methods
SASO EN 15997:2014


GSO Requirements for UTV

No.
Regulation Name
Regulations
1
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)- Requirements
GSO 1780 :2010
2
Motor Vehicles - World Manufacturer Identifier
GSO 1781 :2006
3
Motor Vehicles - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) - Location and attachment
GSO 1782 :2008
4
Europe Machinery Directive
2006/42/EC:2006
5
American National Standard for Multipurpose Off-Highway Utility Vehicles
ANSI/OPEI B71.9-2016:2016
6
American National Standard for Recreational Off- Highway Vehicles
ANSI/ROHVA 1-2016:2016

ATIC GLOBAL HOMOLOGATION RESEARCH AND VEHICLE CERTIFICATION DEPARTMENT
ATIC Automotive Regulation Research and Automotive Homologation Team is dedicated to global automotive regulation research, homologation procedure research and homologation project management. Based on ATIC digital platform, our team provides a series of automotive compliance services including market access solutions, technical verification, regulation interpretation, regulation database and update, training and Q&A, etc. ATIC automotive experts are nominated by European technical service and authorities covering all EU/UN regulations for M/N/O/T/L/NRMM category vehicle, system, component and separate technical unit. Authorities includes Netherlands (e/E4), Sweden (e/E5), Luxembourg (e/E13), Ireland (e/E24), Cyprus (e/E49) and San Marino (E57).

GCC CERTIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT

Laura graduated from Xiamen University with MSc degree in the major of Analytical Chemistry. In ATIC she is responsible for global automotive regulation and homologation system research, focus on components global homologation solutions.
Luara Yuan
Regulatory Researcher
Laura graduated from Xiamen University with MSc degree in the major of Analytical Chemistry. 
In ATIC she is responsible for global automotive regulation and homologation system research, 
focus on components global homologation solutions.
Phone: +86 18030026228
Email: laura.yuan@atic-cn.com