ATIC Malaysia Vehicle Type Approval

Malaysia

Malaysia Vehicle Type Approval
Vehicle Type Approval (VTA) is a procedure conducted on all vehicle models before the registration process is done. This is done to guard the identity, dimension, weight, build characteristics and the specifications of the vehicle to ensure that it is compliant with the stipulations set under 1987 Road Transport Act and the Road Transport Rules.

Automotive Engineering Division is a division under JPJ, its fuctions includes: Leading the implementation of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29) framework and developing motor vehicle safety policies, type approvals and harmonizing motor vehicle regulations at the domestic level in line with the WP29 framework. Implement Vehicle Type Approval and vehicle testing procedures for the purpose of recognizing Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) in line with the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29) framework complies with the Road Transport Act 1987. Regulate and monitor PUSPAKOM, Professional Engineers, engineering workshops, accident repair workshops and Rebuilt workshops to ensure that the activities carried out comply with the requirements under the Road Transport Act 1987 and the Road Transport Rules. Evaluate and provide technical advice related to the modification of the construction and use of motor vehicles to comply with the Road Transport Act 1987 and the Rules thereunder.

JPJ together with Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), Department of Standards Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Malaysian Customs, and Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affair have established the “Malaysia National Committee for Type Approval (VTA) and Homologation” to ensure homologation management of motor vehicles. From January 1, 2005, all new models entering the Malaysian market shall be tested and type approved.

ATIC experts are working under designated Technical Services in Europe to conduct Initial Assessment, Witness Testing and CoP assessment as authorized inspectors, technical reports and approvals are accepted by Road Transport Department (JPJ) Malaysia.


General Steps
Application
Manufacturer prepares the documents required, ATIC review and submits the documents prepared by manufacturer to Road Transport Department (JPJ) Malaysia.
Testing
ATIC engineers assists manufacture send testing samples and obtain E-mark Certificates
Submits Documents
ATIC completes registration and submits documents
Approval and Mass Production
Road Transport Department Malaysia reviews the factory audit report, test reports and type approval certificates submitted, if the result is satisfied the final type approval certificate will be issued. After approval annual factory audit may be conducted by JPJ.
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Malaysia Vehicle Type Approval (VTA )
Malaysia Vehicles Type Approval
Malaysia fully adopted the UNECE vehicle technical regulations, the use of internationally accepted vehicle type approval system, therefore, in the classification of vehicle products, Malaysia is consistent with international practice, that is, in full accordance with the UNECE regulations and the EU vehicle type approval framework of the Technical Directive 2007/46/EC to classify and define.

Scope of Application
  • L Category:L1/L2/L3/L4/L5/L6/L7
  • M Category:M1/M2/M3
  • N Category:N1/N2/N3
  • O Category:O1/O2/O3/O4 
  • Others
No.
Items
Category
Regulation
1
Reflector Performance
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R3
2
Direction Indicators
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R6
3
Front and Rear Position (Side) Lamps, Stop Lamps and End_Outline Marker
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R7
4
Noise of three-wheeled vehicles
L2,L4,L5
UN R9
5
Radio Interference Suppression
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R10
6
Front Fog Lamps(If fitted)
L3,L4,L5,L7
UN R19
7
Audible Warning Device
L3,L4,L5,
UN R28
8
Filament Lamps
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R37
9
Rear Fog Lamps (If fitted)
L3, L4,L5,L7
UN R38
10
Speedometer
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R39
11
Headlamp Cleaners (If fitted)
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R45
12
Installation of Lights
L1,L3
UN R53; UN R74
13
Driver Operated Control (Motorcycle)
L1,L3
UN R60
14
Protection Against Unauthorised Use
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R62
15
Special warning lamps (If fitted)
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R65
16
Halogen Headlamps (HS1 & HS2 for motorcycles)
L3,L4,L5
UN R72; UN R82
17
Tyres
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5
MS 1394; UN R75
18
Brake Performance
L1, L2, L3,L4,L5
UN R78
19
Rear View Mirrors
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R81
20
Daytime Running Light
L1,L2,L3,L4,L5,L6,L7
UN R87

No.
Items
Category
Regulation
1
Reflex Reflectors
M1,M2,M3
UN R3
2
Rear Registration Plate Lamp
M1,M2,M3
UN R4
3
Indicator Performance
M1,M2,M3
UN R6
4
Brake lamp performance
M1,M2,M3
UN R7
5
Radio Interference Suppression
M1,M2,M3
UN R10
6
Door Latches and Hinges (M1 only)
M1
UN R11
7
Steering mechanism
M1
UN R12
8
Brake performance
M1 M2,M3
UN R13; R13H
9
Safety Belt Anchorages
M1,M2,M3
MS 75; UN R14
10
Prevention of Fire Risks
M1,M2,M3
UN R34
11
Safety Belt
M1,M2,M3
MS 1175; UN R16
12
Seats
M1,M2,M3
UN R17; R80
13
Protection Against Unauthorised Use
M2,M3 M1
MS 1742; UN R18; UN R97; UN R116
14
Front Fog Lamps (If fitted)
M1,M2,M3
UN R19
15
Interior Fittings (M1 only)
M1
UN R21
16
Reversing Lamps
M1,M2,M3
UN R23
17
Head Restraint
M1,M2,M3
UN R25
18
External Projection (M1 only)
M1
UN R26
19
Advance warning triangles
M1,M2,M3
UN R27
20
Audible Warning Device
M1,M2,M3
UN R28

No.
Items
Category
Regulation
1
Reflex Reflectors
N1,N2,N3
UN R3
2
Rear RegistrationPlate Lamp
N1,N2,N3
UN R4
3
Indicator Performance
N1,N2,N3
UN R6
4
Brake Lamp Performance
N1,N2,N3
UN R7
5
Radio Interference Suppression
N1,N2,N3
UN R10
6
Door Latches and Hinges (N1 only)
N1
UN R11
7
Steering mechanism
N1
UN R12
8
Brake Performance
N1,N2,N3
UN R13/ UN R13H
9
Safety BeltAnchorages
N1,N2,N3
MS 75UN R14
10
Mechanical Coupling (if Fitted)
N1,N2,N3
UN R55
11
Rear Underrun Protection
N2,N3
UN R58
12
External Projection
N1,N2,N3
UN R61
13
Temporary Spare Tyres (If fitted) (N1 only)
N1
UN R64
14
Special warning lamps (if fitted)
N1,N2,N3
UN R65
15
Rear Marking Plates for Slow Moving Vehicles
N1,N2,N3
UN R69
16
Rear Marking Plates for Heavy and Long Vehicles
N3
UN R70
17
Lateral Protection
N2,N3
UN R73
18
Parking Lamps (If fitted)
N1,N2,N3
UN R77
19
Steering Equipment
N1,N2,N3
UN R79
20
Measurement of Engine Power
N1,N2,N3
UN R85

No.
Items
Category
Regulation
1
Reflex Reflectors
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R3
2
Rear Registration Plate Lamp
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R4
3
Indicator Performance
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R6
4
Brake lamp performance
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R7
5
Radio Interference Suppression
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R10
6
Brake performance
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R13
7
Reversing Lamps
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R23
8
Mechanical Coupling
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R55
9
Rear Underrun Protection
O3,O4
UN R58
10
Special Warning Lamps (If fitted)
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R65
11
Rear Marking Plates for Slow Moving Vehicles
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R69
12
Rear Marking Plates for Heavy and Long Vehicle
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R70
13
Lateral Protection (Goods Vehicles)
O3,O4
UN R73
14
Side-marker Lamps (if fitted)
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R91
15
Retro-Reflective Markings For Heavy and Long Vehicles
O2, O3, O4
MS 828; UN R104
16
Vehicle for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods
O2, O3, O4
UN R105
17
Tyres with regard to rolling sound emission
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R117
18
Light Emitting Diode (LED) Light Sources (If fitted)
O1,O2,O3,O4
UN R128
19
Close Coupling Device (CCD)(If fitted)
O3,O4
UN R102
20
Rollover Stability(N and O Vehicles Category)
O3,O4
UN R111
Malaysia Component Type Approval (CTA)
No.
Items
Regulation
1
Motorcycle Helmet
MS 1 或 UN R22
2
Child Safety Seat / Child Restraint System
UN R44或UN R129
3
New Brake Lining or Brake Pad
UN R90
4
New Pneumatic Tyres
UN R54; MS 149:2018或MS ISO 1394:2017(second revision或MS ISO 1394:2018(third revision)
5
New Retreaded Pneumatic Tyres
UN R108; UN R109; MS 224:2005
6
Speed Monitoring Device
UN R39
7
Gas Discharge Headlamp / Bulb for Motor Vehicle
UN R98或UN R99或MS ISO 303:2004
8
Seat for Motor Vehicle
UN R17或UN R25
9
Safety Seatbelts
UN R16

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