FAQ on FRAUD/FAKE ISO CERTIFICATION

ISO DEVELOPS THE STANDARDS LIKE ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OH&S 18001, ISO 22000, ISO 27001, ISO 13485 AND VARIOUS OTHER STANDARDS TO BE FOLLOWED AND MANAGE THE SYSTEM OF THE ORGANIZATION IN A MORE EFFICIENT MANNER.


THE PURPOSE OF THE ISO CERTIFICATE IS NOT FOR THE BEAUTIFICATION OF THE WALL OF THE OFFICE .

Fake/Fraud Certifications

What is the role of ISO?

ISO- International Organization for Standardization has been working on the developing of various management standards to make the things more efficient and user friendly.

Why is ISO 9001 certification seen the most?

ISO 9001 international management standard is known as mother of all standards. It is the standard if properly implemented , it shall cover some part of all the standards.

How do most of the organizations get ISO 9001 Certification very easily?

The certificates issued for ISO 9001 certifications and other system standards have  become just a piece of paper which is being printed and given to the organizations without any audit/verifying if the system is being implemented or not. These activities are done by few certification bodies accredited by IAF/Non IAF board. These few people have ruined the value of these wonderful management system standards.

Is it the correct way?

No, issuance of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OH&S 18001 or any other standard without verifying the proper implementation is a FRAUD or FAKE Certifications.

How does being IAF or Non-IAF defines fraud ISO Certifications?

Few consultants and certification body define the fake or fraud certification in other ways.
They say if the accreditation of the certification body is by a NON IAF Accreditation board and the certificate has been issued by that certification body, the certification is fraud.

What exactly is the chain of certification body-accreditation board and the organizations certified?

Accreditation board is the body which gives the authenticity/approval to the certification bodies to certify the various organizations as per the different ISO standards.
Accreditation bodies follow ISO/IEC 17011 Standard which on successful audit can accredited the certification bodies after auditing their management system as per the standard ISO/IEC 17021 international standard.
The certification bodies can get accredited to various ISO standards and hence can issue the certificates as  per the various ISO standards after verifying the proper implementation of the standard(s) in the organization.

Are the certificates issued by certification bodies accredited by IAF accreditation board can be fraud?

Yes, if the certificates are being issued without proper audit of the organization and checking of the compliance of the requirements of the standard(s), the certification is a fake or fraud.
If the proper audit is done and then certificate is issued , the certificate is not a fraud/fake certification.

Are the certificates issued by certification bodies accredited by NON-IAF/ Independent  accreditation board can be fraud?

Yes, if the certificates are being issued without proper audit of the organization and checking of the compliance of the requirements of the standard(s), the certification is a fake or fraud.
If the proper audit is done and then certificate is issued , the certificate is not a fraud/fake certification.

What are the other ways a certificate can be fake

If anyone launches a company and does not follow ISO/IEC 17021 and get accredited after being audited by a IAF or independent accreditation board and still issues a certificate, it can be called as a fake certificate.

How to check if the certificate is fake?

If the status of the certificate cannot be verified on the accreditation board website under the certified organizations directory, that certificate is a fake. Contact the accreditation board and confirm if the certification body is accredited or not.

What can be consequences of going with the certification without proper audit and implementation (Fake certifications)?

1) Loss of business
2) Loss of profitability
3) Loss of reputation
4) Un organized management system leading to improper traceability and identification of the things.
5) No trace back of the things happened.
6) No trace and record of the customer solutions.
7) No analysis of customer satisfaction
8) Reduced life of the machineries.
9) Unorganized personnel involvement in work.
10) Personals working without required training.
11) Unsafe work environment.
And various other losses to the organizations.

Can the certificates obtained without proper audit and implementation be helpful in anyways?

It can only be helpful in supplying the material to the customer until the customer does not perform the audit from his end.
Once the customer visits the organization, the reputation of the organization shall go down and the by business can be lost.

ISO DEVELOPS THE STANDARDS LIKE ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OH&S 18001, ISO 22000, ISO 27001, ISO 13485 AND VARIOUS OTHER STANDARDS TO BE FOLLOWED AND MANAGE THE SYSTEM OF THE ORGANIZATION IN A MORE EFFICIENT MANNER.


THE PURPOSE OF THE ISO CERTIFICATE IS NOT FOR THE BEAUTIFICATION OF THE WALL OF THE OFFICE .

We at SIS Cert are highly organized, great at collaboration, accountable, Committed, we follow FFF (Find, Fix and Finish) the problem solving approach, Equally aligned to all the customers and we also respect punctuality. And here come the exact answer why we….yes because you will exactly what you want and we are here only for you…ps: we are highly customer oriented.

The certification to Management System Standards Like ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OH&S 18001, ISO 22000, etc. is easy.

Go for the implementation as per the standards

      1. You know that implementing the system standards in your organization has many benefits as well as getting you ahead of the competition.
      2. You also know that being independently assessed and certified with various international system standards gives you credibility and helps attract new customers.
      3. However, you may not have the required resources and expertise and time In house to achieve this on your own.
      4. We can show how and where to get this required additional support.

Apply for Certification

      1. As you are ready with the implemented system, send the filled application form.
      2. The application form is forwarded to the accreditation board.
      3. The registration approval is received within 2 working days from the board.
      4. The financial decision is taken and the quotation and agreement is signed.

Get your system Audited

    1. As soon as the financial part is decided, you get ready to be audited for the certifications.
    2. Confirmation of the audit date is done and the auditor is chosen from the list of auditors by the board.
    3. The certificate valid for 3 years is released within 15 working days after the audit is performed successfully.
    4. A decided frequency of surveillance audit is decided by the board and the surveillance process is followed between the three years cycle of the certification.
    5. A recertification audit is conducted after the cycle of three years and the process continues.