ISO Frequently Asked Question

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Certification refers to the conformance or compliance to a certain characteristics of an object, person or an organization. This certification is often provided by some kind of external review, assessment or audit.


Accreditation is the process of formally obtaining the credibility from an authorized body to provide the Certificates.


ISO – International Organization for Standardization. ISO is an international standard setting body which composed of representatives from different national standards Organization.


The year in each ISO standard represents the calendar year that ISO standard got revised and launched.

E.g.. ISO 45001:2018. The year 2018 represents the revised version was launched


You can periodically browse our website iascertification.com to get regular updates on the latest version of the standards. Each ISO standards may get upgrade to the new version in a minimum of 7 years from the previous version.


It is available in www.iso.org, or you can get your Standard copy from Certification Body by proper mode of application.


Annex SL is a new management system format that provides the High Level Structure to ISO Management system and helps in implementing multiple standards within one Organization easier. All standards are provided with common titles (i.e, 10 clauses)


ISO Audit: Verifying that the effectiveness of the management system is in compliance with the relevant ISO standards except accounts.
Accounts Audit: It’s a systematic and independent assessment of accounts, statutory records, documents and vouchers of an organization to determine how far the financial statements present a true and fair view of the Organization.


The first step is to apply for certification. We will consider your application and initialize the process to get your business certified. Call us to learn more information about it.


The process of ISO certification starts from application/Contract Signing with a Certification body prior to the submission of application the organization should prepare the documents, Records and conduct internal audit within the organization, Once the application is filled with all the requirement stated IAS will conduct Stage 1 and Stage 2 audits as per the audit procedure, If NC are raised during the course of audit all the identified NC’s need to be effectively closed. Once the NC are closed with the corrective actions IAS technical committee will review and grant the certificate


There are various schemes of certifications applicable. Some standards can be applied in general to all kind of businesses such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001. There are sector specific standard as well such as ISO 22000(FSMS), ISO 27001(ISMS), ISO 20000-1(ITSMS), IATF 16949 etc. Organization can choose the one which will be applicable to your business based on the category of your business. You can also contact us to provide your organization the necessary guidance in choosing the appropriate certifications applicable for your organization.


Organization can combine two or more standards and obtain certification. This is possible within the basic/common standards or Integration of common standards with sector specific standards.


It reduces the Internal Audit time and External certification body audit time. The organization gains m