ISO certification is a confirmation seal given by third party body representing the standards on which the company is running is one of the international standards developed and published by International Organization for standardization. The ISO has a set of standards that ensure that organizations meet needs of customers regarding a product or service.
An organization applying for ISO certificate is audited based on samples of its sites, functions, products, processes and services. The auditor presents a list of opportunities for improvement to management. If there are no major problems, the certification body issues a certificate. Where major problems are identified, the organization has to present an improvement plan to the certification body; once the certification body is satisfied by the organization after implementing the improvements; it issues a certificate.
Both accreditation bodies and certification bodies charge for their service. Many accreditation bodies have mutual understanding with each other regarding the certificate issued by one accredited certification body is accepted worldwide.
ISO 9001-2015 is based on plan-do-act-check methodology and provides a process oriented approach to document and review the structure, responsibilities and procedures required to accomplish efficient quality management in an organization. Specific sections of standards contain information such as :
• Requirement for Quality management system(QMS), including documented information, planning and determining process interaction.
• Responsibilities of management.
• Management of resources including human resources and an organization’s work environment
• Product realization, from design to delivery
• Measurement, analysis and improvement of QMS through activities like internal audits and corrective and preventive action
Some of the key updates in ISO 9001-2015 include
• The introduction of new jargons
• Restructuring information
• Significance on risk based thinking to enhance the application of process approach
• Improved applicability for services
• Increased leadership requirements.
This standard is recognized internationally, which would ultimately help your business establish oversees business.
ISO helps in developing the business marketing directly as it improves the credibility of the business.
ISO certificate gives your business an advantage, when there is any government tender released.
Any business can achieve functional efficiency in their methods of working. The ISO certification agency will help your develop your SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) and work instructions, which will ultimately benefitt the business.
In case a business obtain ISO certificate, then this would imply a product is of international standards. And hence, this would mean less chances of rejection that could’ve occurred due to flawed products.
These standards help the business in achieving efficiency in their ways and methods of production. And this would ultimately result in better service to the customers.
First of all, you are reqired to fill in our simple ISO application form. This would take less than 10 minutes of your time along with this, you are required to email the required documents (List in given above)
At this step, you can select your certificate form the list of certificates. Each certificate follows the same process, so you needn't worry.
Now, we will create the required documents and file these with the registrar. Just sit back and relax, and we will take care of the whole process.
Finally, we will get ISO audit on your certificate and then send you the ISO certificate via mail.
Business Registration Proof A document proof of business required such as certificate of incorporation, GST certificate, MSME certificate, Trademark certificate, etc.
Letter Head or Visiting Card A Letter Head or Visiting Card of the business required for which you are looking for ISO certification.
Sales and Purchase Invoice A Sale and Purchase Invoice evidencing the nature of business activity for which you’re securing ISO certification.
No, ISO doesn’t provide certification.
Only ISO, ISO members, and ISO Technical committees are allowed to use ISO logo.
Each ISO has its own benefits. ISO 9001 puts your consumer first, ISO 27000 protects your system, data.
Costs vary depended on the size of organization and the level to which company is running with regards to processes and procedures.
Yes, ISO certification is suited to any business making turnover of 250,000 euros per annum.
Every provider is different. Some ISO certificates are valid for 1 year and are subjected to annual re-certificate audits.
On providing correct documents, you can obtain final certificate within 2-3 days.
Accreditation is kind of certification but should not be used as an interchangeable alternative for certification.
IAF stands for International Accreditation forum which continuously improvises the international standards.