he extension of all transition arrangements
Due to the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has extended all transition arrangements for transition/migration to new versions of the standard by 6 months, and the transition periods are now as follows:
- for the standard ISO 45001: 2018 - September 30, 2021,
- for the standard ISO 22000: 2018 - December 31, 2021,
- for the standard ISO 50001: 2018 - January 31, 2022,
- for the standard ISO 22301: 2019 - April 30, 2023.
IAF still recommends that transition checks should be performed using remote assessment techniques.
IAF has also extended the deadlines for the implementation of mandatory documents by 6 months, so now the deadline for the implementation of IAF MD5:2019, IAF MD17:2019 and IAF MD22: 2019 is November 7, 2020.
We encourage all certification bodies to follow the answers to the most frequently asked questions IAF regularly updates regarding accreditation and certification during the COVID-19 pandemic at https://iaffaq.com.
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact ATS via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sincerely, your ATS