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ISO 9001 Certification & Audit - Quality Management System

Meet and exceed customers' expectations by ensuring the quality of your products and services

the Leading Quality Management Standard

The ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) is the world’s most popular quality management standard, with over one million certified organizations in 180 countries worldwide. The standard was developed to provide organizations with an efficient tool for quality management, regardless of size, industry or location. It is applicable to all types of industries irrespective of the products and services they provide. 

ISO 9001 also serves as the basis for many other sector-specific standards, including IATF 16949 (automotive) and AS/EN 9100 (aerospace), as well as widely used management system standards such as ISO 45001 (health and safety) and ISO 14001 (environmental).

Through its emphasis on process approach and risk based thinking, the ISO 9001:2015 standard facilitates a flexible and user-friendly QMS. 

Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

A structured approach to quality is of vital importance for any company committed to delivering on its promise. ISO 9001 certification demonstrates your organization’s ability to consistently meet and exceed customer expectations. Many enterprise buyers and retailers require their suppliers to be ISO 9001 certified in order to minimize their risk of purchasing a poor product or service – being ISO 9001 certified boosts your sales potential. A business that achieves ISO 9001 certification can attain significant improvements in organizational efficiency and product quality by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. 


TÜV SÜD is a leading provider of management systems solutions, having issued tens of thousands of management systems certificates to businesses of all sizes across the globe. Our dedicated global team of experienced auditors help you explore the possibility of integrating your ISO 9001 certification initiative with other management systems. We can also act as a one-stop provider for all your management system certification needs by offering integrated management system services.

In addition to offering comprehensive evaluations and reports, we can provide you with our TÜV SÜD certification mark, which is globally recognized and synonymous with quality and safety.

Steps to your ISO 9001 certification & Audit

Before you can initiate the certification process, your organization will need to implement a quality management system according to ISO 9001 requirements and its effectiveness must be thoroughly documented.

For the certification process itself, the following steps have been established:

  1. Documentation review audit: TÜV SÜD evaluates your documentation and company records
  2. On-site audit: TÜV SÜD reviews the compliance of your actual activities to ISO 9001 requirements and company records.
  3. Close the gap: Your organization identifies and implements measures to correct the root cause of any non-conformances identified by the audit
  4. Certification issuance: TÜV SÜD issues the ISO 9001 certification and certification mark
  5. Surveillance audits: Annual audit required to maintain certification validity (Unannounced audits may occur in special cases)

Contact us to begin the ISO 9001 certification process.


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