Resources for Management Systems Accreditation and Certification

ANAB seeks to promote understanding of the value of accredited certification. The information below may enhance your appreciation of accredited certification. You may also find it useful to share with others to build understanding.


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Learn more about the value of accredited certification.

Management Systems Certification

How to Seek Certification to a Management Systems Standard.

What to look for on a certificate.

Expected Outcomes

Learn more about the Expected Outcomes of Accredited Certification.

IAF and ISO have published documents on the expected outcomes of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Rights and Responsibilities

See Certification Client Rights and Responsibilities here.


What’s the difference between accreditation and certification? This glossary defines terms used in conformity assessment.


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ANAB Training

Find ISO/IEC 17021-1 training here.

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