60_DOT

The Type Approval Department is the technical entity within RAR, responsible for the following activities:

  • Fulfilling the role of type-approval authority for the type-approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, agricultural or forestry vehicles, two or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles, as well for systems, components and technical units intended for such vehicles according with a framework regulation, individual directive, European Union regulation or UN regulation, including EC or national small series type-approvals;
  • Fulfilling the role of technical service for the type-approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, agricultural or forestry vehicles, two or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles, as well for systems, components and technical units intended for such vehicles according with a framework regulation, individual directive, European Union regulation or UN regulation, including EC or national small series type-approvals;
  • Granting and managing WMI identification codes for Romanian road vehicle manufacturers;
  • Evaluation and designation of the technical services responsible for conducting the type-approval and conformity of production (CoP) tests;
  • Granting the national registration number through the national type registration procedure of road vehicles for which there is a valid type approval of the entire vehicle, in accordance with the framework regulations of the European Union, in order to be admitted into circulation on public roads in Romania;
  • Information on the costs of the activity “National registration number”
  • Table with motivations and deadlines for initiating the end of series procedures – 2020
  • Issuance of the Vehicle Identity Card (CIV) for vehicles that have been granted a national registration number;
  • Star classification for coaches that perform tourist transport in domestic and international traffic and public transport in international traffic.
Department of Type Approval
Bucharest – 010719, district 1,
Calea Griviţei no. 391A
GPS coordinates:
44.468488, 26.051998
Contact Person:
Eng. Marius DAMACHI
Head of Department

 +4021 318.17.43, +4021 202.70.07
 dot@rarom.ro