Requirements for Importing Vehicle Spare Parts into Saudi Arabia

Technical Regulation for Auto Spare Parts

The Technical Regulation for Auto Spare Parts, set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ensures the safety and quality of auto spare part products in the Saudi market. This regulation focuses on material quality, labelling, and environmental considerations.

Products Covered

This regulation covers various types of vehicle spare parts, including:

  • Safety Belts, Brake Lining/Braking System, Rims

  • Motor Vehicles Glass, Sound Signalling, Rear-view mirrors

  • Engine radiator and Engine coolants

  • Door locks and hinges, motor vehicle lamps

  • Vehicle Filters (Air- Oil – Fuel), Airbags and Bumper

  • Bearing, Tie Rods, Shock Absorbs, Arms and Ball Joints

Certification Requirements

The requirements depend on the exact details of the product, but in general, the following is required:

  • Test Report: Compliance with SASO standards for auto spare part safety, including harmful substances and durability testing.

  • Product Photos: Clear photo of the product and its marking labels.

  • Data Sheets: Detailed specifications, including materials and care instructions.

Product Classification

  • Type 3 Assessment: Applies to all commercial (common) spare parts. An audit of the manufacturing facility is usually required, which XDS Solutions will arrange.

  • Type 1a Assessment: Applicable to all original spare parts, requiring standard documentation for certification.

How can XDS Solutions assist?

With a vast amount of experience with the SABER programme, the team of experts at XDS Solutions can handle everything from Product Registration to Shipment Certificate of Conformity (CoC) – ensuring compliance, avoiding additional workload and offering the simplest SABER solution on the market.

XDS Solutions can offer a fully managed SABER solution. Customers benefit from reduced costs, increased efficiency, and expert advice. XDS Solutions are your go-to supplier offering a certificate of conformity package tailored to your requirements.

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