No Type Approval can be granted without an initial assessment. All necessary information is given in "Information sheet on Initial Assessment (MAB)".
Information sheet on Initial Assessment - Version: April 2016FileTypevnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document, 473KB, File does not meet accessibility standards
In the initial assessment, the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA) checks if it is to be expected that the procedures taken by the manufacturer will lead to a Type Approval conform production.
The decision on which "designated technical service" is to draw up the technical report and who should carry out the "on-site inspection" should be taken at an early stage.
Designated technical services (A/B/D) (product testing) - Version: 11 November 2022PDF, 661KB, File does not meet accessibility standards
Designated Technical services (C) (certification bodies for quality management systems) - Version: 07 July 2022PDF, 139KB, File does not meet accessibility standards
In addition, the manufacturer must prove his or her legal identity.