National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Requirements for Manufacturers


Vehicle manufacturers are required to register with NHTSA.

  • Vehicle manufacturers are certified through NHTSA.
  • NHTSA issues vehicle identification number (VIN) structures to registered manufacturers.
  • Information about vehicle manufacturers can be obtained from NHTSA .

How Does a Vehicle Manufacturer Register With NHTSA?

Where Can You Find Information About Registered Vehicle Manufacturers?