Certification for All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and Dirt Bikes
Follow these steps for certification.
STEP 1: Confirm that you have access to Engines and Vehicles Compliance Information System (EV-CIS).
STEP 2: Update manufacturer information in EV-CIS.
To update information, users must have the "Maintain Manufacturer Information" role in EV-CIS. Otherwise, users will only be able to view the information.
Information to Update
- Industry sector(s);
- Contacts and Industry/Compliance Programs;
- Test labs; and
- Notification email addresses (used for EV-CIS' broadcast notifications).
STEP 3: Review all applicable regulations.
Regulations provide requirements for certification and compliance.
Selected Guidance Letters
STEP 4: Pay appropriate certification fees, as applicable.
A fee payment may be required for each certificate issued by EPA.
• For more details, go to: Fees Information
STEP 5: Prepare certification application materials.
For each model year for an Engine Family, you must provide the applicable certification dataset and supporting materials.
Support Documentation for Submissions
Materials Specific to ATVs and Dirt Bikes
- MC/ATV Business Rules Release 27.0 (XLS)(543 K, April 2019)
- MC/ATV Data Requirements Release 27.0 (XLS)(915 K, April 2019)
- MCATV Schema Change Log 27.0
- XML Schema for MCATV – Release 27.0 (ZIP)(16 K, April 2019)
- Certification materials for ATVs & dirt bikes
Includes certification guidance, recommended application format, applicable regulations, and a spreadsheet to determine the road load force target coefficients and coastdown calibration times for vehicles over 870kg.
Materials for All EV-CIS Users
STEP 6: Submit the completed certification application materials in EV-CIS.
Login to EV-CIS through the CDX portal: Central Data Exchange (CDX)
Click the applicable industry role on the MyCDX homepage.
Submit the completed certification dataset and upload any required supporting materials.
STEP 7: Confirm that your submission(s) from Step 6 were accepted by EV-CIS.
Within a few minutes of all submissions, the submitter will receive a notification in their CDX inbox indicating whether the submission was accepted or rejected.
To access your CDX inbox, click the "Inbox" link on the left navigation bar of the MyCDX homepage.
STEP 8: Submit a request for certificate (RFC).
A CROMERR signer must submit an RFC for each Engine Family.
To do so, click the "CROMERR Signer" role on your MyCDX homepage.
- For more about submitting an RFC, see: Webinar and Demonstration
STEP 9: Receive Certificate of Conformity.
The CROMERR signer will receive the certificate in his or her CDX inbox.
To access your CDX inbox, click the "Inbox" link on the left navigation bar.