Initial assessment

Evaluation of the system implemented in the organization to ensure the manufacture of vehicles, components and/or independent technical units is compliant with the approved type.

Evaluacion Inicial UCA

Description

UCA performs initial assessment audits that enable manufacturers to obtain approvals under EU Directives/Regulations and UN Regulations by the Spanish Approval Authority (e9/E9).

In addition to the requirements defined by said regulatory acts, the manufacturer must have procedures to ensure effective control in those procedures, described in RD 750/2010, and necessary for the proper approval and registration of vehicles

Procedure

Once the official request is received, it will be evaluated to decide if it has all the necessary information to propose an audit date in the organization’s facilities.

After the completion of the audit, a report with the conclusions is issued. If there are deviations, they must be solved and documentary evidence of this must be sent before the certificate can be issued.

Prior to the expiration of said certificate, the manufacturer must have gone through the first on-site audit of conformity of production.

The aspects analysed by the UCA in the initial assessment can be found in the Guide for Initial Assessment. The complete description of the procedure can be found in the certification procedure.

Request

To go through the initial assessment procedure and obtain the certificate, an official request, signed by a person in charge and accompanied by all the necessary documentation (indicated in the application itself) must be sent to the following address: uca@ffii.es

Fee

The cost of the initial assessment depends on the vehicle or component audited and the days of audit, the general rates for a working day can be checked in the following table, however, UCA will confirm the fees before setting the audit.

Visits outside Spain will require the extra charge of trip and accommodation expenses for the audit team.

Contact Data

Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal Nº 2, 28006 Madrid (España)

General Address: uca@ffii.es

PHONE: (+34) 91 684 22 01

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