Search for information on accreditation and certification
Information on certification is discrete. There is no comprehensive source of information in this field. This page serves as a portal of links to sources of information.
General information on conformity assessment including certification
The lists of accreditation bodies can be found on the Web sites of the following international/regional organizations:
Peer assessment schemes
These are arrangements under which certification bodies are assessed by their partners belonging to the schemes. Examples of the schemes are given below:
How to find a certification body?
As a rule, Web sites of the accreditation bodies contain lists of certification bodies which are accredited by the respective accreditation organizations. Links to a few examples of certification body lists/databases provided by accreditation bodies is given below:
There are also international and regional certification associations which provide lists of their certification bodies. For example:
Peer assessment schemes Web sites also provide lists of certification bodies which are their members. For example:
Most certification bodies operate in one country. However, there are a number of certification bodies which have offices in many countries. A few examples of multinational certification bodies are given below with the links to their Web sites:
How to find a certified company?
Unfortunately, a single database which contains names of all certified companies does not exist. However, several large databases containing information on certified companies can be found on the Web. For example:
Some certification bodies provide information on companies certified by them. For example:Source IFAN