Automotive Regulations in Southeast Asia – An Overview of SNI Certification.
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Automotive Regulations in Southeast Asia – An Overview of SNI Certification.

The Republic of Indonesia is one of the most populous countries in the world and one of the emerging markets of this century. The SNI (Standard Nasional Indonesia) standards represent security standards for this market and apply to the entire nation. The Badan Standarisasi National (BSN) define the SNI standards, which are formulated by a technical committee.

The SNI mark is a consumer protection measure designed to give consumers in Indonesia the assurance that they are purchasing a safe product.

 

Types of SNI certification

The SNI certification requirement already covers a wide range of products from different industries. It applies to various products marketed in Indonesia. The product certification system notified for SNI approval is Type 1 and Type 5, the SNI marking applies to Type 5 only. Type 5 includes factory audits and product testing for household appliances, automotive products, steel products, etc.

In 2004, regulations relevant to the vehicle sector were issued for the first time and in subsequent years further product categories were added to the scope – tyres, rims, safety glass, audio and video equipment.
Five SNI standards are currently relevant for the automotive industry. Further product categories for mandatory labelling may be added over time.

Procedure for SNI certification

The certification process begins with a factory audit and product testing. The product or component must pass an approval test by a laboratory authorised by the Accreditation Committee in Indonesia.

The SNI certification of vehicle parts and components serves as proof of compliance with the corresponding Indonesian SNI standards and has passed Indonesian product and factory audits.

After issuing the appropriate certificates and affixing the label on the product and packaging, the product can be imported to Indonesia and marketed there.
Spare parts for imported vehicles must also comply with SNI requirements and be marked in the same way.

After expiration of the certificate a new certification is required. In addition, annual factory audits are carried out to maintain certification (factory audit and product testing).

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