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Vehicle and Engine Certification

Compliance Reporting for Nonroad Spark-Ignition (SI) Engines

Once you have received your certificate of conformity, follow these steps to submit required compliance reports.

STEP 1: Confirm that you have access to EV-CIS.

You must register with EPA to gain access to EV-CIS for the specific manufacturer code  for which you are seeking certification.
You must also set up an account with EPA to establish the necessary EV-CIS roles.

STEP 2: Update manufacturer information in EV-CIS.

To update information, users must have the "Maintain Manufacturer Information" role in EV-CIS. Otherwise, users will only be able to view  the information.

Information to Update

Updates include (but are not limited to):
  • Industry sector(s);
  • Addresses;
  • Contacts and Industry/Compliance Programs;
  • Test labs; and
  • Notification email addresses (used for EV-CIS' broadcast notifications).

STEP 3: Review all applicable regulations.

Regulations provide requirements for certification and compliance.


Review the following:
  • 40 CFR Part 1045
    Control of emissions from new, gasoline boats and personal watercraft.
  • 40 CFR Part 1048
    Control of emissions from new large spark-ignition engines.
  • 40 CFR Part 1054
    Control of emissions from new, small nonroad spark-ignition engines and equipment.
  • 40 CFR Part 1060
    Control of evaporative emissions from new and in-use nonroad and stationary equipment.
  • 40 CRF Part 1065
    Engine testing procedures.
  • 40 CFR Part 1068
    General compliance provisions for highway, stationary, and nonroad programs.

STEP 5: Submit the completed applicable compliance reporting materials in EV-CIS.

Login to EV-CIS through the CDX portal: Central Data Exchange (CDX)

Click the applicable industry role on the MyCDX homepage.

Submit the completed applicable compliance reporting materials by the required deadlines.

STEP 6: Confirm that your submission(s) from Step 5 were accepted by EV-CIS.

Within a few minutes of all submissions, the submitter will receive a notification in their CDX inbox indicating whether the submission was accepted or rejected.

To access your CDX inbox, click the "Inbox" link on the left navigation bar of the MyCDX homepage.