ATIC Japan Vehicle Type Approval Service

Japan

Motor Vehicle Certification
Japanese automotive homologation system is ranked among the world's three major automotive homologation systems together with European and the United States. The core motor vehicle regulations are the Road Vehicle Law, the Motor Vehicle Type Designation Rules, the Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles, and the Air Pollution Prevention Law.

Japan implement type approval procedures for Motor Vehicles, and the system is called “the type designation system”. According to different application of the vehicle, there are three types of designation schemes: the vehicle type designation, the new automobile declaration, and the special management scheme for imported cars. 

Before entering the Japanese market, the whole vehicle and auto parts need to be type approved and supervised by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan. Japan's whole vehicle test includes safety, emissions, fuel consumption, and noise test. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Communications is responsible for testing and issuance of reports.

ATIC conducted in-depth regulation research covering the top level automotive related laws till the testing procedures and standards. We can provide compliance service and homologation service for OEMs who are intended to commercialize their vehicles in Japan market.

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General Steps
Application
ATIC will support manufactures to prepare application documents, review and revise application documents, submit application documents.
Testing
ATIC will help the manufacture to evaluate existing reports and approvals of the vehicle and conduct technical evaluation meetings with Japanese authorities and finally make a testing plan and follow up the tests in designated testing lab
Factory Audit
In most of the cases, initial factory audit will be conducted by Japanese authority. ATIC will follow the auditing plan and schedule the audit
Approval
After the factory audit and testing passed, all documents will be reviewed and final approval certificate will be issued by the authority
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Japanese Vehicle Safety Regulations
No.
Item (Japanese)
Item (English)
1
保安基準第1条:用語の定義
Article 1:Definitions of Terms
2
保安基準第1-2条:燃料の規格
Article 1-2:Fuel Standards
3
保安基準第1-3条:破壊試験
Article 1-3:Destructive Testing
4
保安基準第2条:長さ、幅及び高さ
Article 2:Length, Width and Height
5
保安基準第3条:最低地上高
Article 3:Minimum Ground Clearance
6
保安基準第4条:車両総重量
Article 4:Gross Vehicle Weight
7
保安基準第4-2条:軸重等
Article 4-2:Axle Weight
8
保安基準第5条:安定性
Article 5:Stability
9
保安基準第6条:最小回転半径
Article 6:Minimum Turning Radius
10
保安基準第7条:接地部及び接地圧
Article 7:Ground-Contact Section and Contact Pressure
11
保安基準第8条:原動機及び動力伝達装置
Article 8:Engine and Power Train System
12
保安基準第9条:走行装置等
Article 9:Running Systems
13
保安基準第10条:操縦装置
Article 10:Control System
14
保安基準第11条:かじ取装置
Article 11:Steering System
15
保安基準第11-2条:施錠装置等
Article 11-2:Locking Devices
16
保安基準第12条:制動装置
Article 12:Brake System
17
保安基準第13条:連結車両の制動装置
Article 1:Brake System for Tractors and Trailers
18
保安基準第14条:緩衝装置
Article 2:Suspension System
19
保安基準第15条:燃料装置
Article 3:Fuel System
20
保安基準第16条:発生炉ガス燃料装置
Article 4:Fuel System of Motor Vehicles Whose Fuel Is Producer Gas
21
保安基準第17条:高圧ガス燃料装置
Article 5:Fuel System of Motor Vehicles Whose Fuel Is High-Pressure Gas
22
保安基準第17-2条:電気装置
Article 17-2:Electrical System
23
保安基準第18条:車枠及び車体
Article 6:Frame and Body
24
保安基準第18-2条:巻込防止装置等(巻込);巻込防止装置等(突入);前部潜り込み防止装置
Article 18-2:Pedestrian Protecting Side Guards
25
保安基準第19条:連結装置
Article 7:Coupling Devices
26
保安基準第20条:乗車装置
Article 8:Riding Accommodation
27
保安基準第21条:運転者席
Article 9:Driver's Seat
28
保安基準第22条:座席
Article 10:Seat
29
保安基準第22-2条:補助座席定員
Article 22-2:Seating Capacity for Spare Seats
30
保安基準第22-3条:座席ベルト等
Article 22-3:Seat Belts
31
保安基準第22-4条:頭部後傾抑止装置等
Article 22-4:Head Restraints
32
保安基準第22-5条:年少者用補助乗車装置等
Article 22-5:Child Restraints
33
保安基準第23条:通路
Article 23:Aisles
34
保安基準第24条:立席
Article 24:Standing Space
35
保安基準第25条:乗降口
Article 25:Entrance
36
保安基準第26条:非常口
Article 26:Emergency Exits
37
保安基準第27条:物品積載装置
Article 27:Goods-Loading Accommodation
38
保安基準第28条:高圧ガス運送装置
Article 28:High-Pressure Gas Transport Device
39
保安基準第29条:窓ガラス
Article 29:Window Glass
40
保安基準第30条:騒音防止装置
Article 30:Noise Control Device
41
保安基準第31条:ばい煙、悪臭のあるガス、有害なガス等の発散防止装置
Article 31:Emission Control Device
42
保安基準第31-2条:窒素酸化物排出自動車等の特例
Article 31-2:Special Case of Motor Vehicles Emitting Nitrogen Oxides
43
保安基準第32条:前照灯等
Article 32:Headlamps
44
保安基準第33条:前部霧灯
Article 33:Front Fog Lamps
45
保安基準第33-2条:側方照射灯
Article 33-2:Cornering Lamps
46
保安基準第33-3条:低速走行時側方照射灯
Article 33-3:Manoeuvring Lamps
47
保安基準第34条:車幅灯
Article 34:Front Position Lamps
48
保安基準第34-2条:前部上側端灯
Article 34-2:Front-End Outline Marker Lamps
49
保安基準第34-3条:昼間走行灯
Article 34-3:Daytime Running Lamps
50
保安基準第35条:前部反射器
Article 35:Front Reflex Reflectors
51
保安基準第35-2条:側方灯及び側方反射器
Article 35-2:Side Marker Lamps and Side Reflex Reflectors
52
保安基準第36条:番号灯
Article 36:Number Plate Lamps
53
保安基準第37条:保安基準第37条:尾灯
Article 37:Rear Position Lamps
54
保安基準第37-2条:後部霧灯
Article 37-2:Rear Fog Lamps
55
保安基準第37-3条:駐車灯
Article 37-3:Parking Lamps
56
保安基準第37-4条:後部上側端灯
Article 37-4:Rear-End Outline Marker Lamps
57
保安基準第38条:後部反射器
Article 38:Rear Reflex Reflectors
58
保安基準第38-2条:大型後部反射器
Article 38-2:Large-Sized Rear Reflex Reflectors
59
保安基準第38-3条:再帰反射材
Article 38-3:Retro-Reflective Markings
60
保安基準第39条:制動灯
Article 39:Stop Lamps
61
保安基準第39-2条:補助制動灯
Article 39-2:Auxiliary Stop Lamps
62
保安基準第40条:後退灯
Article 40:Reversing Lamps
63
保安基準第41条:方向指示器
Article 41:Direction Indicator Lamps
64
保安基準第41-2条:補助方向指示器
Article 41-2:Auxiliary Direction Indicator Lamps
65
保安基準第41-3条:非常点滅表示灯
Article 41-3:Hazard Warning Lamps
66
保安基準第41-4条:緊急制動表示灯
Article 41-4:Emergency Stop Signal Lamps
67
保安基準第41-5条:後面衝突警告表示灯
Article 41-5:Rear-End Collision Alert Signal Lamps
68
保安基準第42条:その他の灯火等の制限
Article 42:Restrictions on Other Lamps
69
保安基準第43条:警音器
Article 43:Horns
70
保安基準第43-2条:非常信号用具
Article 43-2:Emergency Signals
71
保安基準第43-3条:警告反射板
Article 43-3:Warning Reflex Reflectors
72
保安基準第43-4条:停止表示器材
Article 43-4:Warning Triangles
73
保安基準第43-5条:盗難発生警報装置
Article 43-5:Unauthorized Use Alarm Devices
74
保安基準第43-6条:車線逸脱警報装置
Article 43-6:Lane Departure Warning System
75
保安基準第43-7条:車両接近通報装置
Article 43-7:Vehicle Approaching Alert System
76
保安基準第43-8条:事故自動緊急通報装置
Article 43-8:Accident Emergency Call Systems
77
保安基準第43-9条:側方衝突警報装置
Article 43-9:Blind Spot Information System for the Detection of Bicycles (BSIS)
78
保安基準第44条:後写鏡等
Article 44:Rear-View Mirrors
79
保安基準第45条:窓ふき器等
Article 45:Windshield Wipers
80
保安基準第46条:速度計等
Article 46:Speedometer 
81
保安基準第47条:消火器
Article 47:Fire Extinguishers
82
保安基準第47-2条:内圧容器及びその附属装置
Article 47-2:Pressure Containers and Accessories
83
保安基準第48条:自動運行装置
Article 48:Automated Driving System
84
保安基準第48-2条:運行記録計
Article 48-2:Tachographs
85
保安基準第48-3条:速度表示装置
Article 48-3:Speed Indication Devices
86
保安基準第49条:緊急自動車
Article 49:Emergency Motor Vehicles
87
保安基準第49-2条:道路維持作業用自動車
Article 49-2:Motor Vehicles for Road Maintenance
88
保安基準第49-3条:自主防犯活動用自動車
Article 49-3:Motor Vehicles for Voluntary Crime-Prevention Activities
89
保安基準第50条:旅客自動車運送事業用自動車
Article 50:Motor Vehicles for Passenger Carrying Business
90
保安基準第50-2条:ガス運送容器を備える自動車等
Article 50-2:Motor Vehicles with Gas-Transporting Containers
91
保安基準第51条:火薬類を運送する自動車
Article 51:Motor Vehicles Carrying Gunpowder
92
保安基準第52条:危険物を運送する自動車
Article 52:Motor Vehicles Carrying Dangerous Articles
93
保安基準第53条:乗車定員及び最大積載量
Article 53:Passenger Capacity and Maximum Loading Capacity
94
保安基準第54条:臨時乗車定員
Article 54:Temporary Passenger Capacity
95
保安基準第55条:基準の緩和
Article 55:Relaxation of Regulations
96
保安基準第56条:製造又は改造の過程にある自動車
Article 56:Motor Vehicles in Manufacturing or Modifying Process
97
保安基準第57条:法第99条の自動車
Article 57:Motor Vehicles in Article 99 of the Act
98
保安基準第58条:適用関係の整理
Article 58:Arrangement of Relationship of Application
99
保安基準第58-2条:締約国登録自動車の特例
Article 58-2:Special Case of Motor Vehicles Registered in Contracting Parties
100
保安基準第59条:長さ、幅及び高さ
Article 59:Length, Width and Height for Motor-Driven Cycles
101
保安基準第60条:接地部及び接地圧
Article 60:Ground-Contact Section and Contact Pressure for Motor-Driven Cycles
102
保安基準第61条:制動装置
Article 61:Brake System for Motor-Driven Cycles
103
保安基準第61-2条:車体
Article 61-2:Vehicle Body for Motor-Driven Cycles
104
保安基準第61-3条:ばい煙、悪臭のあるガス、有害なガス等の発散防止
Article 61-3:Emission Control Devices for Motor-Driven Cycles
105
保安基準第62条:前照灯
Article 62:Headlamps for Motor-Driven Cycles
106
保安基準第62-2条:番号灯
Article 62-2:Number Plate Lamps for Motor-Driven Cycles
107
保安基準第62-3条:尾灯
Article 62-3:Rear Position Lamps for Motor-Driven Cycles
108
保安基準第63-3条:緊急制動表示灯
Article 63-3:Stop Lamp for Motor-Driven Cycles
109
保安基準第62-4条:制動灯
Article 62-4:Rear Reflex Reflectors for Motor-Driven Cycles
110
保安基準第63条:後部反射器
Article 63:Direction Indicator Lamps for Motor-Driven Cycles
111
保安基準第63-2条:方向指示器
Article 63-2:Emergency Stop Signal Lamps
112
保安基準第64条:警音器
Article 64:Horns for Motor-Driven Cycles
113
保安基準第64-2条:後写鏡
Article 64-2:Rear-View Mirrors for Motor-Driven Cycles
114
保安基準第65条:消音器
Article 65:Silencers for Motor-Driven Cycles
115
保安基準第65-2条:速度計
Article 65-2:Speedometers for Motor-Driven Cycles
116
保安基準第65-3条:かじ取装置
Article 65-3:Steering System for Motor-Driven Cycles
117
保安基準第66条:乗車装置
Article 66:Riding Accommodation for Motor-Driven Cycles
118
保安基準第66-2条:座席ベルト等
Article 66-2:Seat Belts for Motor-Driven Cycles
119
保安基準第66-3条:頭部後傾抑止装置等
Article 66-3:Head Restraints for Motor-Driven Cycles
120
保安基準第67条:基準の緩和
Article 67:Relaxation of Regulations for Motor-Driven Cycles
121
保安基準第67-2条:適用関係の整理
Article 67-2:Arrangement of Relationship of Application for Motor-Driven Cycles
122
保安基準第67-3条:締約国登録原動機付自転車の特例
Article 67-3:Exception to Motor-Driven Cycles Registered in Contracting States
123
保安基準第68条:長さ、幅及び高さ
Article 68:Length, Width and Height
124
保安基準第69条:接地部及び接地圧
Article 69:Ground-Contact Section and Contact Pressure
125
保安基準第70条:制動装置
Article 70:Brake Systems
126
保安基準第71条:車体
Article 71:Vehicle Body
127
保安基準第72条:警音器
Article 72:Horns
128
保安基準第73条:基準の緩和
Article 73:Relaxation of Regulations

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