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GB 16737-2019
ICS 43.020
T 04
Replacing GB 16737-2004
Road Vehicle - World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
Issued by: State Administration for Market Regulation;
Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of
Table of Contents
Foreword ... 3 
1 Scope ... 5 
2 Normative References ... 5 
3 Terms and Definitions ... 5 
4 General Characteristic Requirements ... 6 
5 Assigned Character Codes of WMI Code ... 6 
6 Allocation and Registration of WMI Code ... 7 
7 Date of Implementation ... 7 
Appendix A (informative) Application Form of World Manufacturer Identifier
(WMI) Code ... 8 
All the technical content in this Standard is mandatory.
This Standard was drafted in accordance with the rules in GB/T 1.1-2009.
This Standard serves as a replacement of GB 16737-2004 Road Vehicle - World
Manufacturer Identifier (WMI) Code. In comparison with GB 16737-2004, the main
technical changes are as follows:
---The term and definition of “authorized organization” are added to 3.2;
---The examples of allocation in 5.1 and 5.3 are deleted;
---The combination of the first and the second character code of WMI allocated to
China is supplemented in 5.3;
----The requirements of annual output in 5.4.2 are modified;
---World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI) Application Form in Appendix A is adjusted.
This Standard takes ISO 3780:2009 Road Vehicles - World Manufacturer Identifier
Code as a reference.
This Standard was proposed by and shall be under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of
Industry and Information Technology of People’s Republic of China.
The drafting organizations of this Standard: China Automotive Technology and
Research Center Co., Ltd.; Traffic Management Research Institute of the Ministry of
Public Security; Technical Center of DONGFENG Motor Corporation; DONGFENG
Commercial Vehicles Co., Ltd.; SAIC Motor Group; CHERY Automobile Co., Ltd.;
SGMW Corporation; Chongqing CHANGAN Automobile Co., Ltd.; Great Wall Motor
Company Limited; Brilliance Auto Corporation; Jinbei Auto Manufacture Co., Ltd.;
FOTON Motor Group; China FAW Group; BAIC Group; Automotive Engineering
Research Institute of Nanjing Automobile (Group) Corporation; GAC TOYOTA; Pan-
Asia Technical Automotive Center Co., Ltd; FAW TOYOTA Research & Development
The main drafters of this Standard: Zhutong, Lizheng, Ying Chaoyang, Zhang
Chunrong, Genglei, Zhangjin, Chen Huarong, Chu Hongmei, Fangyan, Dai Mengjie,
Qin Xiongzhen, Yeyun, Wu Shaohua, Li Lijuan, Liuli, Yu Bihua, Zhang Lili, Yang Ziquan,
Li Zehua, Wang Honghui, Wang Jianjun, Zhang Shaoyan, Yanlin, Luochi, Tao Liming,
Wang Dongchao.
The issuing of the previous versions of the standard replaced by this Standard is as
Road Vehicle - World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
1 Scope
This Standard stipulates the content and structure of world manufacturer identifier
(WMI) code. World manufacturer identifier (WMI) code is the first part of vehicle
identification number (VIN) described in GB 16735.
This Standard is applicable to automobile, and its incomplete vehicle, trailer,
motorcycle and moped.
Other vehicles that need vehicle identification number may also take this as a
2 Normative References
The following documents are indispensable to the application of this document. In
terms of references with a specified date, only versions with a specified date are
applicable to this document. In terms of references without a specified date, the latest
version (including all the modifications) is applicable to this document.
GB 16735 Road Vehicle - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
3 Terms and Definitions
What is defined in GB 16735, and the following terms and definitions are applicable to
this document.
3.1 World Manufacturer Identifier; WMI
World manufacturer identifier is the first part of vehicle identification number (VIN); it is
used to identify vehicle’s manufacturer. When this identifier is appointed to a certain
vehicle manufacturer, it may be considered as an identification mark of this
manufacturer. When world manufacturer identifier is adopted together with the
remaining part of vehicle identification number, it is sufficient to guarantee the
uniqueness of vehicle identification number of all the vehicles manufactured worldwide
within 30 years.
3.2 Authorized Organization
Authorized organization refers to an organization which undertakes WMI allocation and
management work through the authorization of national automobile authority.
5.4.1 The third character code of WMI is letter or figure code which is assigned by an
authorized organization for the purpose of identifying a specific vehicle manufacturer.
Through the application of a combination of the first, the second and the third character
code, unique identification of vehicle manufacturer can be guaranteed.
5.4.2 Authorized organization shall use figure “9” in this position to identify all the
vehicle manufacturers whose annual output of completed vehicles and/or incomplete
vehicles is less than 1,000 vehicles. In terms of this type of vehicle manufacturers, the
12th, 13th and 14th character code of VIN shall be appointed by an authorized
organization, so as to guarantee unique identification of vehicle manufacturer.
6 Allocation and Registration of WMI Code
6.1 Vehicle manufacturer shall apply for WMI (see Appendix A for the application form)
from an authorized organization. After the approval and registration, it may be used on
6.2 Manufacturer of import vehicles shall submit the WMI code used on import vehicle
products to an authorized organization for reference.
7 Date of Implementation
This Standard shall be put into effect since the date of implementation.
Source: Above contents are excerpted from the PDF -- translated/reviewed by: www.chinesestandard.net / Wayne Zheng et al.