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IQNet - The International Certification Network   

Supported by 30 years of activity, IQNET is the leading, most credible, and reliable certification body network in the world.  Based in Bern, Switzerland IQNet has been active since 1990, and has 35 partner certification bodies with more than 200 subsidiaries worldwide.

NSAI is a member of IQNet.  Membership of IQNet is reliant upon the certification body being accredited against ISO/IEC 17021-1 by an IAF MLA signatory, having the potential (e.g. the capabilities, resources, established services) and will to contribute to the purpose and strategy of IQNET, and having established a reputation for integrity and competence in their country or market of origin. 

All IQNet members mutually recognise the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, ISO 27001, ISO 22000 and various other certificates of all other IQNet partners as being equivalent to their own.  An IQNet certificate, where applicable, is provided to all customers by member certification bodies. Confidence in certificate equivalence is founded on regular and rigorous peer evaluations across the Network.

IQNet supports the work of international organisations by its membership and involvement in:

Association Member to International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

A-Liaison to International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

A-Liaison to ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment (ISO CASCO)

European Organization for Quality (EOQ)

Active Representations in Regional Accreditation Groups

IQNET is actively present in the works of European Accreditation (EA) as Recognized Stakeholder, and the Inter American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) as Stakeholder Member.

Food Safety System Certification

IQNET is a member of FSSC 22000 Board of Stakeholders and Advisory Committee making a contribution to support a trusted assurance platform for the consumer goods industry.

Read more about IQNet, it's partners and products on the IQNet website