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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Product and Regulation
No. Items (Japanese) Items (English) Regulation
1 自動車の安全性
Safety
The Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles and the details notice of the Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles (safety regulations detail each device and each part, and more than 50 security standards related to four-wheeled vehicles)

2 自動車の騒音 Noise
The Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles and the details notice of the Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles (currently there are three types of noise regulations: acceleration travel noise limits, proximity to exhaust pipe noise, and stable running noise)

3 自動車の排出ガス Emission
There are 11 types of automobile regulations in Japan regarding emissions:
Heavy vehicle emission pollutant measurement procedures;
Light and medium-sized motor vehicle emission pollutant measurement procedures;
Diesel special vehicle 8 working conditions discharge pollutants measurement procedures;
Gasoline motorcycle emission pollutant measurement procedures;
Diesel motor vehicle 4 working condition smoke measurement procedures;
Rapid acceleration of diesel smoke measurement procedures under no-load conditions;
Technical standards for thermal damage warning devices for motor vehicle emission control devices;
Automotive Vehicle Diagnostic System (OBD) technical standards;
Gasoline vehicle fuel evaporative emission measurement procedures;
Gasoline-liquefied petroleum gas dual-fuel special vehicle 7 working condition discharge pollutant measurement procedures;
Measurement procedures for optical absorption coefficient during rapid acceleration process under no-load conditions;

4 自動車の燃費性能 Fuel Consumption
The Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles
The details notice of the Security Standards for Road Transport Vehicles

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