(1) The unit manufacturer shall make application for an insignia for each individual unit manufactured. The application shall be submitted to the bureau on the proper bureau form, accompanied by the insignia fees pursuant to ARM 24.301.566. The application shall include the model number of the approved model the insignia will be applied to and the serial number(s) for each individual unit the insignia(s) will be applied to.
(2) The third party inspector of record for the manufacturer producing the model shall receive the insignia(s) from the bureau and will be responsible to permanently imprint the unit serial number on the insignia when insignia is affixed to the unit pursuant to ARM 24.301.549.
(3) An insignia obtained pursuant to the provisions provided by ARM 24.301.558 shall be utilized within 12 months of the date of issuance. An insignia which is not utilized within said period, shall be deemed void and shall be promptly returned to the bureau. No refund or credit for an insignia fee shall be issued for a void insignia.