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Motor Vehicle Importation Information System (MVII)

Pursuant to Title 49 of the U.S. Code, Chapter 301 Motor Vehicle Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has authority to carry out motor vehicle and highway safety programs. Under its statutory authority, NHTSA establishes and enforces Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs). To manage and analyze the data associated with vehicle importation and safety compliance, NHTSA developed the Motor Vehicle Importation Information (MVII) system. This system maintains vehicle importation and compliance process information, Registered Importer (RI) identification, and vehicle petition information.  A Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is required as MVII contains personally identifiable information (PII) on members of the public. The previous PIA was published January 23, 2004. This update is being conducted to ensure the PIA accurately reflects the current system.

Last updated: Thursday, December 20, 2018