Type Approval Certificates for Vehicles, Eqpts and Parts Accepted from 51 Listed Agencies

[DGFT Policy Circular No. 12 dated 15th January 2014]

Subject: Type Approval Certificate issuing agencies under Policy Condition number 7 and 9 of Chapter 87 of ITC(HS) 2012

Reference is invited to the policy conditions No.7 & 9 of Chapter 87 of ITC (HS), 2012 Schedule 1 (Import Policy) and to the Policy Circular No. 26 (RE-2003)/2002-2007 dated 9th February, 2004. The Type Approval Certificates may be accepted from countries as enlisted at Annexure-A, which are Contracting Parties to the 1958 Agreement, formally titled “Agreement concerning the adoption of uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles and the conditions for reciprocal recognition of approvals granted on the basis of these prescriptions”.

2.  The list of International accredited agencies for issuance of Type Approval Certificate / COP as notified by United Nations Economic and Social Council dated 15th February, 2013 is at Annexure - I (page 318-365) of the document which can be accessed at: http://www.unece.org.fileadmin/DAM/trans/main/wp29/wp29regs/updates/ECE-TRANS-WP.29-343-Rev.21.pdf. 

This issues with the approval of the DGFT.

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