Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle Emissions Certification Requirements
This page provides a list of emission-related regulations, test procedures, and related documents applicable to off-highway recreational vehicles (OHRV) including off-road motorcycles, all-terrain vehicies (ATVs), off-road utility vehicles, off-road sport vehicles, sand cars, and electric golf carts, and is primarily for the interest and needs of manufacturers and others that are required to obtain certification from CARB. For more public-oriented materials, please visit CARB's On- and Off-Road Motorcycle Certification Enforcement Program web page.
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|Test Procedures, Exhaust & Evaporative.|
|California Emissions Warranty.|
The California off-highway recreational vehicle emissions warranty requirements are in T13 CCR § 2419.1 and § 2419.2.
The California emissions labeling requirements are in T13 CCR § 1965.
|Fuel Fill Pipe Requirements.||The fuel fill pipe specifications are in T13 CCR § 2235, reference for ATVs with newly designed fuel tanks.|
|Mailouts And Correspondences|
The following are selected mail-outs and other CARB correspondences addressing highway motorcycle certification. For a fuller list of Mobile Source mail-outs click the link to the left.
|Frequently Asked Questions.|
|CARB Certification Administrative Requirements|
New vehicle manufacturers are required to register with CARB as a manufacturer to gain access to the document submitting system CARB-eFILE and Electronic Certification System (E-Cert). See these web pages.
In 2019 CARB conducted a public workshop to discuss the proposed adoption of a schedule of fees for mobile source certification and compliance.
|Search the CCR.||Search the California Code Of Regulations, Titles & Sections|
For more information regarding these regulations and test procedures, please email the On‑Road Light-Duty Certification Section.