ELECTRIC VEHICLE AND COMPONENT CERTIFICATION OF UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ELECTRIC VEHICLE AND COMPONENT CERTIFICATION OF UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

RELEASE DATE:2021-03-31 14:11
ABSTRACT: With the development of new energy technologies and the requirements for sustainable development, automobile electrification is now driving the new economic agenda of oil-rich Arab countries. UAE is one of the early adopters of compulsory implementation of certification for electric vehicles in the Arabian Gulf countries. The UAE ESMA requires that all electric vehicles and electric buses entering the UAE must be registered and certified in ESMA.



REGULATION BACKGROUNDS
The Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) is a Federal UAE Authority, established by UAE Federal Law (28), 2001. As the only reference in the UAE in terms of quality standards, ESMA's strategy aims at supporting the national economy by establishing a new era of excellence and quality. 

The Cabinet Resolution No (12) of 2018 Automotive Spare Parts was published in 2018 by Prime Minister, United Arab Emirates which stipulates that 14 categories of auto parts are prohibited to import or place the product in the market subject to the provisions of this decision unless it is registered in accordance with the UAE conformity assessment scheme (ECAS) and has obtained a certificate of conformity in accordance with the provisions of this resolution. Including: Brake Systems, Brake Pads, Engine Radiators, Safety Belts, Rear View Mirrors, Batteries, Oil Filters for Internal Combustion Engines, Air Filters, Laminated Safety Glass, Rims, Door Locks and Door Hinges, Retro-reflective Markings and Signaling Devices, Alarm Systems for Buses and Commercial Vehicles, Relays and Flashers. 

UAE ELECTRIC VEHICLE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

No.
Item
Regulation
1
General safety requirements
GSO 42/2015 
2
General requirements on protection against electrical chock
R100
3
Frontal impact
GSO 36/2005
4
Rear impact
GSO 37/2012
5
Side impact
GSO 38/2005
6
Roof strength
GSO 39/2005
7
Electrical performance
UNECE R101, ISO 8714
8
Electromagnetic compatibility EMC
UNECE R10
9
eCall
UAE.S 5019:2018
10
DAB
UAE.S 5021:2018
11
Safety belts
R14
12
Spare tire
R64

COMPONENT ESMA CERTIFICATION AND REGULATIONS

No.
Item
Regulation
1
Motor vehicles spare parts general
 requirements
UAE.S GSO 1712
2
Brake systems
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 1
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 2
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 3
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 4
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 5
UAE.S GSO ECE 13- 6
UAE.S GSO ECE 13H
UAE.S GSO ECE 90
3
Brake Pads
UAE.S GSO ISO 6311
UAE.S GSO ISO 6312
UAE.S GSO ISO 6313
UAE.S GSO ISO 6314
UAE.S GSO ISO 6315
4
Engine Radiators
UAE.S GSO 136
UAE.S GSO 135
5
Safety Belts
UAE.S GSO 97
UAE.S GSO 96
6
Rear View Mirrors
UAE.S GSO 422
UAE.S GSO 421
7
Battery
UAE.S GSO 34
UAE.S GSO 35
8
Oil Filters for Internal Combustion Engines
UAE.S GSO 1605
UAE.S GSO ISO 4548-1 
UAE.S GSO ISO 4548-2
UAE.S GSO ISO 4548-3
UAE.S GSO ISO 4548-6
9
Air filters
UAE.S GSO ISO 11841-1
UAE.S GSO ISO 11841-2
UAE.S GSO ISO 11155-1
UAE.S GSO ISO 11155-2
UAE.S GSO ISO 7750-1
UAE.S GSO ISO 7750-2
UAE.S GSO ISO 12103-1
UAE.S GSO ISO 12103-2
UAE.S GSO 565/1994
10
Laminated safety glass
UAE.S GSO 1677/2003
UAE.S GSO 3537
UAE.S GSO 3538
11
Rims
UAE.S GSO ISO 3894
UAE.S 1 GSO ISO 4000 1
UAE.S 1 GSO ISO 4000 2
UAE.S GSO 3894
12
Door Locks and Door Hinges
UAE.S GSO 420
UAE.S GSO 419
13
Retro-Reflective Markings and signaling
devices
ECE 104
ECE 48
14
Alarm systems for buses and commercial vehicles
UAE.S GSO ISO 15763
15
Relays and flashers
GSO ISO 7588- 1:2013

SERVICES PROVIDED BY ATIC
ATIC provides one-stop technical service for electric vehicle manufacturers and automotive component manufacturers in product evaluation, testing, ESMA registration and compliance certificate applications.

ABOUT ATIC
ATIC is a young technical service company from China, established in 2015. ATIC is comitted to integrate domestic and international regulations, testing and certification resources with a global perspective in the context of globalization, and establish a new, specialized regulation research, testing and certification platform. 
With innovative Digital Reporting System (DRS), Customer Service Platform (CSP) and self-developed Global Vehicle Regulation Database (GVRD), ATIC's compliance service covers more than 54 countries/regions globally, testing and certification service covers more than 30 countries/regions worldwide. ATIC serve more than 3,300 manufactures each year.

ESMA CERTIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT

Xinny
Xinny Chan
Asia Homologation, Department Manager 
Xinny graduated from the University of Brighton in UK and majored in Automotive Engineering.
He worked in OEM responsible for chassis R&D. Xinny currently holds the role of Asia Homologation 
Department Manager specializing in Asian automotive and components regulation and homologation.
Phone: +86 13902251264
Email: xinny.chan@atic-cn.com