Management System Certification

Management System Certification

Submit Questionnaire
Fill Questionnaire in the Application Package and submit to SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd based on the information in the Questionnaire, a quotation will be prepared. The quotation provides an estimate for the total cost for certification.

Upon acceptance of the quotation, the applicant is required to submit the application form together with the application fee. An audit team leader responsible for the client file will be appointed.

Stage 1 Audit
Stage 1 audit is carried out to determine the adequacy of the client’s management system documentation and readiness to proceed to the Stage 2 audit.

Stage 2 Audit
After the findings from the Stage 1 audit have been resolved, the client is to notify the Audit Team Leader on the readiness to proceed to the Stage 2 audit. The purpose of the Stage 2 audit is to evaluate the implementation, including effectiveness, of the client’s management system.

On satisfactory completion of the Stage 2 audit and verification of any non-conformity (ies) raised, the Audit Team Leader will prepare a recommendation report to the Certification Panel for approval.

Approval of Certification
The Certification Panel reviews and approves the recommendation for certification under the authority of the Certification Advisory Committee.

Issue of Certificate
The certificate will be issued upon payment of all fees due and the signing of the Certification Agreement. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of approval.

Surveillance Audit/ Recertification
All certified organizations will be subjected to one annual surveillance audit. In exceptional cases, two surveillance audits may be carried out annually. The first surveillance will be carried out 12 months from the last day of the Stage 2 audit. Renewal of certification is subject to a satisfactory Recertification audit carry out before the expiry of the certificate.

The fee depends on the size of the organization, scope of certification, number of employees, location and type and number of scheme. For further details, please contact Customer Service Section, at 603-55446400 or email:

The timeline from application until the issuance of certificate may take at least 3-6 months depending on the readiness of the organization’s management system.

Standards may be purchased at:

Information Resource Centre

SIRIM Berhad
Building 1, SIRIM Complex,
No. 1, Persiaran Dato’ Menteri,
Section 2 P. O. Box 7035, 40700 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Phone: 603-5544 6000/6111
Fax: 603-55446114

In order to ensure the independence and impartiality of our certification services as required by the accreditation body, SIRIM QAS International does not offer training and consultancy services.

The standard requirements are intended to be applicable to all organizations regardless of type, size and product manufactured unless they are sector specific standards such as ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 13485 which are specifically applicable to the automotive industries and medical device industries, respectively. We have clients from diverse range of industries including the automotive sector, electrical and electronics products, civil engineering and construction materials, chemicals and materials, oil and gas, food, healthcare, public sectors etc.

Yes, your organization can be certified provided that you can demonstrate compliance with the standard requirements.

The benefits of management system certification include, among others:

  • Enhances customer satisfaction by demonstrating the ability to meet their specific requirements.
  • Makes the organization a supplier of choice by demonstrating the organization’s capability in managing a systematic process.
  • Cost savings through improved efficiency and productivity, as product or service deficiencies will be highlighted.
  • Increase market share and profit as your commitment to certification will improve customer perception and help you retain current customers and attract new ones.
  • Certification will increase your organization’s image, brand reputation and can be a useful marketing tool.

SIRIM QAS International is a nationally and internationally accredited institution. The IQNet registration mark together with accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and the Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) guarantee that our certification will be recognized anywhere in the world.

Through IQNet global network, SIRIM QAS International has become one of the world’s leading certification bodies. Our networking with foreign CBs and associated international certification organizations leads to worldwide market access.

Yes, as some of the elements of the standard e.g. control of documents, records management, internal audit, competency, training and awareness, management review etc. are common with other standards such as ISO14001 & OHSAS 18001.

SIRIM QAS International offers the option of combined audits of two or more management systems (such as Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System).

SIRIM QAS International has a large pool of highly trained and experienced auditors who are qualified in accordance to the international standard requirements related to quality management systems. The competency of our multidiscipline auditors adds values to the audit process, reckoning the credibility of certificates issued by us.

As stated in the Income Tax Act 1967, under Paragraph 34(6)(ma), companies are entitled to claim double deduction for expenditure incurred for the purposes of obtaining certification for recognized quality systems and standards from a certification body as determined by the Minister of Finance.

As an accredited certification body by the STANDARDS MALAYSIA, companies which obtained certification from us are eligible for a tax deduction.

Yes, absolutely. Please contact Sales and Business Development Section, Management System Certification Department at 603-55446403/5678 or email:

The certification is valid for 3 years. However, surveillance audits will be conducted every year and the re-certification audit will be conducted in the third year.

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