Application & Proposal for Certification

Introduction of Certificating Process

- Pre-audit: This audit has nothing to do with certification process for registering and maintaining certification, which is implemented when an applicant wants. This is an audit for giving an opportunity to improve a system by conducting an assessment on preparing certification, prior to audit.

- Initial Audit:: This is an audit for registering the first certification, which consists of Phase 1 and2.

- Conformation Audit: : This is a site audit for checking results of corrective action against nonconformity and its implement’s conformity. (When an auditor decides to conduct on-site check after confirming the level of nonconformity and the written results of corrective action)

- Surveillance Audit: This is a regular audit that certified body should get through to maintain once-issued certificate until its expiration date (for three years after certificate issuance) (This audit should be conducted at least more than once a year.)

- Recertification Audit: This is an audit that certified body should get through before certificate’s expiration date (three years after certification registration) if the body wants to get recertified for maintaining its certificate.

Scope of Certification

01 IAF/KAB Code Korea Accreditation Board (KAB) IATF APMG
ISO 9001 TL 9000 ISO 14001 GMS OHSAS 18001 ISO 22000 ISO 50001 ISO/TS 16949 ISO/IEC 20000
1 Agriculture & Fisheries                 
2 Mining &Stone-quarrying Industry                 See below       
3 Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry    
4 Textile & Textile Goods       
5 Leather & Leather Goods          
6 Timber & Timber Goods                         
7 Pulp, Paper, Paper Goods    
8 Pulp, Paper, Paper Goods             
9 Printing Business Short Cut to Relative Institution          
10 Printing Business Short Cut to Relative Institution       
11 Nuclear Fuel                      
12 Chemicals, Chemical Products, Textilei    
13 Medicine & Medical Supplies       
14 Rubber & Plastic Products       
15 Non-Metallic Mineral Products          
16 Concrete, Cement, Lime, Plaster             
17 Base Metal & Fabricated Metal Products          
18 Machine &Equipment    
19 Electrical& Optical Apparatuses    
20 Vessel       
21 Aviation          
22 Other Transportation Equipment    
23 Other Manufacturing Business             
24 Regeneration             
25 Power Supply        
26 Gas Supply       
27 Water Supply    
28 Construction    
29 Wholesale/Retail Trade, Automobile, Motorcycle Repair, Individual & Home Articles Repair     
30 Lodging & Food              
31 Transportation, Warehouse and Communication    
32 Finance, Insurance, Real Estate              
33 Information Technology    
34 Engineering Service       
35 Other Services       
36 Public Administration          
37 Education       
38 Health & Social Welfare             
39 Other Social Services     
Korea Accreditation Board (KAB)
ISO 22000
C 101 Butchery, Meat Processing & Storage Handling Business
C 102  Fisheries Processing & Storage Handling Business 
C 104  Animal & Vegetable Fat & Oil Manufacturing Business 
D 103  Fruit, Vegetable Processing & Storage Handling Business  
E 104  Animal & Vegetable Fat & Oil Manufacturing Business 
E 106  Grain Processed Goods 
E 107  Other Food Manufacturing Business 
E 111  Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing Business 
E 112  Non-alcoholic Beverage & Ice Manufacturing Business 
G 561  Restaurant Services 
K 259  Other Metal Processed Product Manufacturing Business 
M 172  Corrugated Cardboard, Paper Box, Paper Container Manufacturing Business  
M 222  Plastic Product Manufacturing Business 
M 231  Glass & Glass Goods Manufacturing Business 

Criteria for Estimating Audit Days

ISO 9001 ISO 14001 ISO/TS 16949 TL 9000
OHSAS 18001 ISO 22000 ISO 50001 KS I 7001/7002(GMS)
ISO/IEC 20000 ISO/IEC 27001 ISO 10002 ISO/TS 29001
KFQ 9004