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Standard recognized  worldwide related to  quality management.

Business Challenge

The automotive/motorcycle industry is one of the most challenging industries in the world. Car Manufacturers  requires their suppliers to have their processes under control, understand customers’ specific requirements  and focus on continuous improvement. Getting your organization certified against IATF Standard will offer decisive advantage in demonstrating that your company satisfies these criteria.

What is IATF 16949:2016?

IATF 16949:2016 is the only standard recognized worldwide related to quality management as it applies to any   organization active in the automotive supply chain. It replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009 after ISO9001 standard upgrade in  Sept 2015. New IATF 16949:2016 has been published by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) in October 2016.

New standard version is based on High Level Structure from ISO9001:2015, insisting on risk management and  PDCA continuous improvement approaches considering automotive content  changes since previous version. 

Key steps in IATF 16949 certification process are:

Optional: Pre-audit - Definition of certification scope, gap analysis and  diagnosis of your current position against standard requirement

Certification process & Audits :

» Stage 1 Readiness review

» Stage 2 Evaluation of implementation A certificate valid for 3 years is  issued upon satisfactory results of stage 2 audit

» Surveillance: 2 audits on a yearly basis performed to verify that the management system still fulfilling IATF Standard requirements

» Recertification: 3 years after Stage2 audit, recertification audit  will confirm the continued conformance and effectiveness of the  management system as a whole

Note: In case of Transition from ISO/TS 16949:2009, process starts with Transition Audit which is same than recertification audit then 2 surveillance  audits.


  1. Why should my  organization implement  IATF 16949? To demonstrate your products and  services meet requirements IATF  16949 that reflects Automotive  Stakeholder expectations.
  2. Does IATF 16949 certification bring me any  commercial advantageYes, most of the TOP 10 car and  motorcycle manufacturers, and  most of Tier 1 suppliers, contract  only suppliers that are certified  for IATF Standard.


  • Bureau Veritas Certification is  recognized by more than 40  national and international  accreditation bodies across the  world, including the International  Automotive Task Force to deliver  IATF 16949 certification.
  • Bureau Veritas Certification  relies on a pool of more than 250  IATF 16949 auditors recognized  by the IATF operating in more  than 60 countries with  automotive/motorcycle industry.
  • For IATF Automotive Standard,  Bureau Veritas Certification is world leader by handling more  than 4000 sites and certificate  over 60 countries.
  • The Bureau Veritas Certification  mark is a globally recognized  symbol of your organization’s  ongoing commitment to  excellence, sustainability and  reliability.