Global Certifying and Standards Bodies

Certifying and standards bodies do the important work of writing standards and certifying that companies and products meet these standards. The lists below include many available agencies but is not comprehensive.

Accreditation and Certifying Bodies

These non-governmental agencies validate products and company Quality Management Systems; some agencies also accredit certifying bodies (such as UKAS).

Body

Country

Website

 

Global Certifying Bodies

CSA

Global

www.csa.org

DEKRA Certification

Global

www.dekra,com

Intertek Testing and Certification

Global

www.intertek.com

SGS

Global

www.sgs.com

UL

Global

www.ul.com

 

National Accreditation bodies

RvA

Netherlands

www.rva.nl

Norwegian Accreditation

Norway

www.akkreditert.no

SWEDAC

Sweden

www.swedac.se

UKAS

UK

www.ukas.com

DAkkS

Germany

www.dakks.de

SANAS

South Africa

www.sanas.co.za

HKAS

Hong Kong

www.itc.gov.hk

 

National Certifying Bodies

CNAS

China

www.cnas.org.cn

BASEEFA

UK

www.sgs.co.uk

CSA SIRA

UK, global

www.csagroupuk.org

BSI

UK

www.bsigroup.com

LNE

France

www.lne.fr

TUV

Germany

www.tuv.com

VDE

Germany

www.vde.com

UL Demko

Denmark

www.swedac.se

INAB

Ireland

denmark.ul.com

KATS

Korea

www.kats.go.kr

CQC

China

www.cqc.com.cn

JET

Japan

www.jet.or.jp

STC-IS

Russia

www.stc.group

Regional and International Standards Bodies

Standards bodies write the standards to which companies and products are certified.

Body

Website

ISO                (international standards)

www.iso.org

IEC                (International standards)

www.iec.ch

CEN              (regional standards)

www.cen.eu

CENELEC     (regional standards)

www.cenelec.eu

National Standards Bodies ISO members)


Body

Country

Website

BSI

UK

www.bsigroup.com

ASI

Austria

www.austrian-standards.at

NBN

Belgium

www.nbn.be

UNMZ

Czech Republic

www.unmz.cz

DS

Denmark

www.ds.dk

SFS

Finland

www.sfs.fi

AFNOR

France

www.afnor.org

DIN

Germany

www.din.de

NQIS ELOT

Greece

www.elot.gr

MSZT

Hungary

www.mszt.hu

NSAI

Ireland

www.nsai.ie

UNI

Italy

www. uni.com

ILNAS

Luxembourg

www. ilnas.services-publics.lu

NEN

Netherlands

www.nen.nl

SN

Norway

www.standard.no

PKN

Poland

www.pkn.po

IPQ

Portugal

www1.ipq.pt

UNE

Spain

www.en.une.org

SIS

Sweden

www.sis.se

SNV

Switzerland

www.snv.ch

 

SAI

Australia

www.saiglobal.com

ABNT

Brazil

www.abnt.org.br

SCS

Canada

www.csagroup.org

SAC

China

www.sac.gov.cn

IST

Iceland

www.stadlar.is

BIS

India

www.bis.gov.in

SII

Israel

www.sii.org.il

JISC

Japan

www.jisc.go.jp

KATS

Korea

www.kats.go.kr

DSM

Malaysia

www.dsm.com

NZSO

New Zealand

www.standards.govt.nz

GOST

Russia

www.gost.ru

SSC

Singapore

www.enterprisesg.gov.sg

SABS

South Africa

www.sabs.co.za

ANSI

USA

www.ansi.org

Independent International Standards bodies


Body

Website

ASME

www.asme.org

ASTM

www.astm.org

SAE

www.sae.org

IEEE

www.ieee.org