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Necessity to obtain Vehicle Type Approval Certificate:
More than half a century has passed since the production of vehicle in the country, and its production and imports are increasing every day. This dramatic expansion has led the Iranian National Standards Organization to provide and enforce the required standards in two sections of vehicle components and assemblies in order to monitor the production and importing process. In the first section, monitoring vehicle components in the form of components standards and in the second section, monitoring vehicle assemblies in the form of type-approval standards is required. Therefore, all vehicle manufacturers and importers should observe these requirements to produce products with appropriate safety, functional and environmental features.  
Domestic Production Vehicles:

Issuance of Type -Approval Certificate for Domestic Production Vehicles:


In accordance with the observation of vehicle type-approval standards, and in order to receive production and plate license, all domestic manufacturers are required to obtain a type-approval certificate from the Iranian National Standards Organization. Accordingly, Bekhrad Inspection Company, as one of the companies accredited by the National Accreditation Center of Iran, at the request of the Manufacturer and to check and ensure compliance of the type-approval standards, inspects the Manufacturer and its products. After providing the inspection report to the Iranian National Standards Organization, The Organization shall issue a type-approval certificate for the product, if the inspection report complies with the standard requirements.  

Type-Approval Certification Process Includes:
  1. Receiving request from manufacturer
  2. Signing Inspection Contract
  3. Announcing the required documents to the manufacturer
  4. Receiving documents, checking and reporting defects (if any)
  5. Initial inspection of manufacturer Includes:
  6. Inspecting Production Unit warehouse
  7. Inspecting production lines
  8. Inspecting product
  9. Examination of test and inspection equipment
  10. Sampling and sealing of at least one product type
  11. Sending samples to accredited laboratories (by manufacturer) for testing
  12. Monitoring type-approval tests (T.A)
  13. Checking and analyzing the results of type-approval tests (T.A)
  14. Announcing non-compliance to the manufacturer) if any)
  15. Secondary visit manufacturer to check for any non-compliance (if any)
  16. Providing inspection report for submission to Iranian National Standards Organization

Issuance of Product Conformity Certificate for Vehicle Production Units:


Manufacturers based on the Iranian National Standards Organization requirement, after issuance of the vehicle type-approval certificate, all domestic vehicle manufacturers, have to assign the monitoring of conformity of production system to one of the accredited inspection companies. In this way, inspection companies are required, on the one hand, to inspect the processes and quality assurance of the manufacturers during the evaluation period in order to ensure conformity of the production with the approved type, and on the other hand, to ensure continuity of controls and the effectiveness of quality management systems in coordination with the manufacture or at random and send the relevant inspection report to the Iranian National Standards Organization seasonally. If the inspection report complies with the standard requirements, at the end of the evaluation period, The Organization shall issue certificate of production conformity and manufacturer’s certificate of product type-approval be extended.

Issuance of Production Certificate of Conformity Process includes:
  1. Receiving request from manufacturer
  2. Signing Inspection Contract
  3. Announcing the required documents to the manufacturer
  4. Receiving documents, checking and reporting defects (if any)
  5. Initial inspection of manufacturer Includes:
  6. Inspecting warehouse of the Production Unit
  7. Inspecting production lines
  8. Inspecting product
  9. Examination of test and inspection equipment
  10. Sampling and sealing of at least one product type (during a full evaluation period)
  11. Sending samples to accredited laboratories (by manufacturer) for testing
  12. Monitoring the Periodic Examination (C.O.P)
  13. Checking and analyzing the results of periodic tests (C.O.P)
  14. Announcing non-compliance to manufacturer (if any)
  15. Secondary visit of manufacturer to check for any non-compliance (if any)
  16. Navigation test, by type of vehicle (if required)
  17. Providing inspection report for submission to Iranian National Standards Organization
 
Imported Vehicles to the Country:

Issuance of Imported Vehicles Type-Approval Confirmation Certificate:


In order to comply with the vehicle type-approval standards and because of the need to obtain import license, all vehicle importers are required to obtain a type-approval confirmation certificate for the imported vehicle from the Iranian National Standards Organization. Accordingly, Bekhrad Inspection Company, as one of the companies accredited by the National Accreditation Center of Iran, at the request of importers and in order to check and ensure conformity of the type-approval standards, verify type-approval documents (general or separate) and perform physical inspection of the type of vehicle. After providing and sending inspection report to the Iranian National Standards Organization, The Organization shall issue type-approval confirmation certificate for importing products, if the inspection report complies with the standard requirements.

Issuance of Type-Approval Confirmation Certificate Process Includes:
  1. Receiving request from vehicle manufacturer
  2. Signing Inspection Contract
  3. Announcing the required documents to the manufacturer
  4. Receiving documents, checking and reporting defects (if any)
  5. Checking the accuracy and authenticity of results of type-approval tests (T.A)
  6. Analyzing the results of type-approval tests (T.A)
  7. Initial physical inspection of the vehicle
  8. Check the compliance of the vehicle with the presented documents
  9. Providing inspection report for submission to the Iranian National Standards Organization
 
Issuance of Physical Inspection Certificate of Imported Vehicles:


Based on the Iranian National Standards Organization requirement, after issuing the certificate of type-approval of imported vehicles and the entry of vehicles into customs for clearance and numbering, all vehicle importers should send their request to Provincial General Bureau of Standard. That organization, in order to check the type-approval of imported vehicles, which have type-approval confirmation certificate, assign the physical inspection to one of the accredited inspection companies. According to this, inspection companies are required to perform a full physical and 100 per cent inspection of the imported vehicles and send the inspection report to General Bureau of Standard for issuing clearance permit, if the inspection report complies with the type-approval confirmation certificate.

Physical Inspection Certification Process include:
  1. Receiving a request from a vehicle importer
  2. Signing Inspection Contract
  3. Announcing required documents to the importer
  4. Receiving documents, checking and reporting defects (if any)
  5. Physical inspection of all imported vehicles
  6. Providing inspection report for submission to Provincial General Bureau of Standard


Bekhrad Inspection Company’s Licenses in the field of Vehicle Inspection:

The scope of services of Bekhrad Inspection Company in the field of Technical Inspection and Vehicle Type-Approval is based on the certification issued by the National Accreditation Center of Iran and in accordance with “Type approval of motor vehicle and their trailers, and of systems, components and separates technical units intended for such vehicle’’ standard No. 6924 as follows:
  1. Types of passenger Vehicle with a capacity of up to 9 persons, subject to group M1
  2. Types of minibuses and middle-bus with a capacity more than 9 tons up to 5 tons, subject to group M2
  3. Types of bus and middle-buses with a capacity of more 9 tons up to 5 tons, subject to group M3
  4. Types of pickups and vans with a capacity up to 3.5 tons, subject to group N1
  5. Types of trucks with a capacity of 3.5 to 12 tons, subject to group N2
  6. Types of caravans and towing with a capacity exceeding 12 tons, subject to group N3
  7. Types of caravans and trailers with a capacity of up to 750 kg subject to group O1
  8. Types of caravans and trailers with a capacity of 750 kg to 3.5 tons, subject to group O2
  9. Types of trailers and semi-trailers with a capacity of 3.5 to 10 tons, subject to group O3
  10. Types of trailers and semi-trailers with a capacity exceeding 10 tons, subject to group O4