AMECA provides a registry of ISO-Certified and lists of DOT-compliant automotive safety parts.

Automotive Parts Certification
for Insurance Industry 

Handbook of Compliant
Safety Devices

List of
Acceptable Plastics

Police Declaration
of Conformity


The Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) is the agent for various states throughout the country to provide safety equipment compliance services.

The AMECA program is the only program of its type in the United States. This Equipment Compliance Program is centralized, one-stop, and notifies government, industry and the general public about compliant motor vehicle safety equipment.


AMECA serves the motoring public, state police and motor vehicle administrations to help prevent accidents due to substandard equipment.

AMECA has Automotive Parts Certification for the Insurance Industry. Over 80% of consumers surveyed prefer independent certification.

Register your friction material for environmental compliance through our web portal.

The international “List of Acceptable Plastics for Optical Lenses and Reflectors Used on Motor Vehicles” is also maintained by AMECA.

Other Programs

View a listing of AMECA Compliance Program Accredited Laboratories

Link Engineering Co. launched a laboratory testing program for police brake components using standard laboratory testing and the Original Equipment product as the baseline.

AMECA is proud to be registrar of materials compliant to APTA bus recommendations.

View a listing of AMECA ISO-Accredited Labs.

Latest News Updates

AMECA gives a list of acceptable plastics.

AMECA Receives Accreditation

AMECA receives accreditation from A2LA for it’s California Friction Registrar Program.

police brake

Check out the latest update:

AMECA receives accreditation from a2La for Glazing, Lighting and Suspension Components.

AMECA Receives Accreditation

AMECA receives accreditation from a2La for Glazing, Lighting and Suspension Components.

AMECA Announces ISO-Certification Programs, “Get an Edge™” Branding Campaign

Washington, D.C. – Automotive Manufacturer Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) announces the launch of its exclusive “Get an Edge™” branding campaign for its new ISO certification programs. AMECA is an ISO-17065 accredited certification agency through A2LA.