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Contracting Party
Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea is a Contracting Party to the 1958 and 1998 Agreements. Under the 1958 Agreement, Republic of Korea accepts type approvals for the regulations listed here, but does not issue type approvals of its own.

Please note that Korea’s regulatory system does not include type approvals or the mutual recognition of type approvals. While Korea applies the test procedures of certain UN Regulations, its acceptance of the 1958 Agreement is nominal.

UN(ECE) Regulations

Korea applies 21 UN Regulations.

Recent WP.29 Contributions from Korea

06 Feb
UN GTR 8: Proposal for amendment (GRVA-05-11)
["Electronic stability control systems This regulation applies to all passenger and commercial vehicles (categories 1-1, 1-2,and 2) with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of <u>4,536 kilograms or less</u>. ESC Systems Electronic Stability Control Systems GTR No. 8 GTR No. 8"]
21 Jan
UN GTR6 Request for authorisation to develop an amendment (WP.29/AC.3/55)
["Safety glazing materials for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment Safety Glazing Safety Glazing Materials GTR No. 6 GTR No. 6"]
21 Jan
Functional requirements for vehicle cybersecurity (TFCS-17-32)
[" Vehicle automation and connectivity have increased concerns over vulnerability to unauthorized access to critical vehicle systems and sensitive vehicle user information. This heading has been established to pull together information on activities related to this area of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity and data protection are being addressed within WP.29 primarily under the broader Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving discussions. Cybersecurity Draft Recommendation/UN Regulation on Cyber Security WP.29 Regulatory Project Draft Recommendation/UN Regulation on Cyber Security"]

News & Developments

Eight news articles related to Korea are in the GAR database.