REGISTERED IMPORTER NEWSLETTER No. 22
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance
September 2003


    MAINTENANCE OF RI REGISTRATION

    This will be your only reminder that it is time to submit the information required to permit you to continue as an RI in fiscal year (FY) 2004, which begins on October 1, 2003. The information specified below should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than October 31, 2003 for your company to remain in active status as an RI. Because there are delays in our receipt of materials sent by regular mail, we recommend that you send this information to us through an express mail service. Please mark "RI RENEWAL" on the outside of the mailer.

    1. A cashiers or certified check for $455 made payable to the Treasurer of the United States, or authorization to charge that renewal fee if your company is approved for credit card use,
    2. The statement required by 49 CFR 592.5(e), (See Attachment 1)
    3. A current business interest statement, (See Attachment 2)
    4. The addresses of all of your company's facilities used for: 
      1. vehicle modification,
      2. vehicle storage,
      3. record storage, and
      4. mailing (See Attachment 3).
    5. A Prepaid Mandatory Service Insurance Policy covering recall obligations for FY 2004 with notarized signatures, and
    6. Changes in any of the information submitted in your company's prior applications for RI status or renewal requests that have not been previously reported to NHTSA.

 

Attachment 1

YEARLY REGISTRATION MAINTENANCE
INFORMATION LETTER
SAMPLE

Smith Imports, Inc., 1177 Market St., New York, NY 44888
Phone: 212-676-3344/FAX: 676-3300
E-mail: smithimports@aol.com

    September 8, 2003

    Administrator
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    U.S. Department of Transportation
    400 Seventh St. SW
    NVS-223 (Room 6111)
    Washington, D.C. 20590

Re: YEARLY STATEMENT OF REGISTERED IMPORTER

    Dear Sir or Madam:

    This is to affirm that all information that Smith Imports, Inc. submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) pursuant to 49 CFR 592.5 (a)(4), (a)(5), (a)(6), (a)(9), and (a)(11) remains correct.

    A copy of the mandatory service insurance policy that we have acquired pursuant to 49 CFR 592.5(a)(8) to cover recall obligations that we may incur in fiscal year (FY) 2004 is enclosed, with signatures properly notarized. Also enclosed is a check for $455 or credit card authorization to cover the annual fee for renewing our registration and a copy of our current business interest statement, as well as a list of the current addresses for each of our mailing, vehicle modification, record storage, and vehicle storage facilities. There are no other changes to the information we have previously submitted.

    Sincerely,

    ____________________________
    Mr. Jack Smith, President
    Smith Imports, Inc.
      ____________________
    Date
    _____________________
    Notary
      ____________________
    Date

    Attachments: ___ 1. Check or authorization to charge credit card
    ___ 2. Business interest statement
    ___ 3. Addresses of facilities
    ___ 4. Mandatory Service Insurance Policy
    ___ 5. Changes to information on file

 

Attachment 2

REGISTERED IMPORTER BUSINESS INTEREST STATEMENT


 

Attachment 3

FACILITY LOCATIONS AND CONTACTS
SAMPLE

NAME OF REGISTERED IMPORTER:   Smith Imports, Inc.
OWNER/PRESIDENT: Mr. Jack Smith
MAILING ADDRESS: 1955 Apple Towers, Suite 56
New York, NY 44888
CONTACT/PHONE/FAX #: Mr. Jack Smith/Phone: 212-676-3300/FAX: 676-3344
***EMAIL ADDRESS: smithimports@aol.com
 
RECORD STORAGE Same as above
ADDRESS: __________________________________________
CONTACT/PHONE/FAX #: __________________________________________
 
MODIFICATION FACILITY 1177 Market Street
ADDRESS New York, NY 44888
CONTACT/PHONE/FAX #: Mr. Joe Kelly/Phone: 212-676-3222/FAX: 676-3001
 
VEHICLE STORAGE Same as Modification Facility
FACILITY ADDRESS: __________________________________________
CONTACT/PHONE/FAX #: __________________________________________
 
(If Applicable)
ADDITIONAL STORAGE
__________________________________________
FACILITY ADDRESS: __________________________________________
CONTACT/PHONE/FAX #: __________________________________________