A new option is now available in Manufacturer Portal to pre-populate the manufacturer details, by using the Manufacturer ID, when submitting Part 565, Part 566, Brake Hose, Glazing Material, New Tire or Retreaded Tire documents. A verification code will be sent to the user through email to verify the manufacturer registration with NHTSA, before the data is pre-populated. Please note that this feature is not available to manufacturers who are not registered with NHTSA through 49 CFR Part 566. Registered manufacturers can find their ID from vPIC MID website.
Version 2.8 released on 11/9/2019
Updated the link for Manufacturer Handbook under frequently Asked Question section
Added confirmation text on Adapter Vehicle Modifier (49 CFR Part 595) submission
Fixed the error “An error was encountered while updating submission” in Email Subscribe/Unsubscribe when unknown email is used for unsubscribing.
Updated the Footer section
Version 2.7 released on 7/14/2019
Three new Manufacturer Types are added to Step 3 of Domestic and Foreign 566 registration process through Manufacturer Portal
Fabricating Manufacturer of Motor Vehicle Equipment - a person that manufacturers or assembles motor vehicle equipment.
Importer of Motor Vehicle Equipment - a person that imports motor vehicle equipment for resale
Importer of Motor Vehicles Originally Manufactured to Conform to FMVSS - a person that imports motor vehicles originally manufactured to conform to FMVSS for resale as distinguished from registered importers subject to the duties specified in 49 CFR Part 592.Fix issue with document name for Equipment Plant Code and Request
Added the text “(if applicable)” next to "Business Address Line 2" field on Step 2 page for all Equipment applications (Brake Hose, New Tire, Retread and Glazing)
Version 2.5 released on 12/25/2018
A new field "Date Available to Public" has been added to Part 565 submission form on Manufacturer Portal. Manufacturers should fill in this field, if they do not want that Part 565 document published on MID until a specified date.
Changed the wording for Status from "Approved" to "Processed" on all submissions that we receive through Manufacturer Portal.
Added text on "Step 3: Manufcaturing Details" page for Foreign 551/566 and Domestic 566 Document Types - "Fill in this section only if you are a vehicle manufacturer" & "Fill in this section only if you are an equipment manufacturer"
Version 2.4 released on 1/25/2018
Use GUID for 565 links.
595 (Modifiers) have been altered to be US only.
Version 2.3.7 released on 4/17/2017
Improved email addresses validation.
Version 2.3.5 released on 3/13/2017
Clarified the text in some labels, tooltips and messages.
States are ordered by name in drop down lists.
Version 2.2.0 released on 10/23/2016
Different text (disclaimer) on first page depending upon submission type
USA should not be in Country list for country on 2nd page of 551 submission
Version 2.1.0 released on 8/6/2016
Add Release Notes page
Add email list with subscribe/unsubscribe actions
Include app version, release notes link and email list links in header