What is the ISO Certification?
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standard organizations.
Founded on 23 February 1947, the organization promotes worldwide proprietary,industrial and commercial standards.It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland,and works in 162 countries.It was one of the first organizations granted general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
The International Organization for Standardization is an independent, non-governmental organization, the members of which are the standard organizations of the 168member countries. It is the world's largest developer of voluntary international standards and facilitates world trade by providing common standards between nations.
Over twenty thousand standards have been set covering everything from manufactured products and technology to food safety, agriculture and healthcare.Use of the standards aids in the creation of products and services that are safe, reliable and of good quality. The standards help businesses increase productivity while minimizing errors and waste. By enabling products from different markets to be directly compared, they facilitate companies in entering new markets and assist in the development of global trade on a fair basis. The standards also serve to safeguard consumers and the end-users of products and services, ensuring that certified products conform to the minimum standards set internationally
International Standards are developed by ISO technical committees (TC) and subcommittees (SC) by a process with six steps:
ABOUT ISO CERTIFICATION
Set of Standards
The International Organization for Standardization, ISO series describes set of standards for a Quality Management System based on the process model.
ISO emphasis on achieving customer satisfaction for any general product or service.
A certified quality management system demonstrates entity commitment to quality product and services and customer satisfaction.
Fulfill Tender Eligibility
ISO certification an essential requirement before carrying on business with a new vendor & eligibility to enter global markets.
ISO certification helps business entity winning private and public contracts.
ISO certification helps in building customer satisfaction & improve operational eficiency within the organization.
ISO CERTIFICATION PROCESS
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ISO CERTIFICATION
IAF stands for International accreditation forum which continuously monitors and improvises the international standards and it also educates accredited bodies about Standards. IAF ISO certifications are accepted worldwide
There isn’t any difference between accreditation bodies, all of them are providing ISO Standards Certifications. The only difference you can mark is of market recognition, branding, and their prices.
On providing the correct documents and information of business you can obtain the final certificate within 7-45 working Days.
ISO certification cost in India depends on various aspect accreditation body from which you want to be ISO certified, nature of business, size of organisation, level of ISO 9001 Compliance, etc