The Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) is the agent for various states of the United States 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 ISO-Certification for those wanting to distinguish themselves. Over 80% of consumers surveyed prefer independent certification.

Link Engineering Co. launched a laboratory testing program for police brake components using standard laboratory testing.

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

Other Programs

For more information on our ISO-17065 application to be a Testing Certification Agency.

View a listing of AMECA ISO-Accredited Labs.

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

Latest News Updates

AMECA Receives Accreditation

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

AMECA Updates Declaration of Conformity Program for Police Brake Products Check out the latest update:

AMECA Receives Accreditation

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

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. Unveiled in spring 2018, AMECA’s ISO certification program was designed by automotive industry professionals from the inside, utilizing best