Welcome to ISO INDIA


ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. For business, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.


Organizations and companies often want to get certified to ISO’s management system standards (for example ISO 9001 or ISO 14001) although certification is not a requirement. The best reason for wanting to implement these standards is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of company operations.

A company may decide to seek certification for many reasons, as certification may :

When a company or organization is certified to an ISO standard they will receive a certificate from the certification body. Even though the name of the ISO standard appears on this certificate, it is not ISO that has issued it.

Although ISO does not perform certification, its Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO) has produced a number of standards that relate to the certification process. The voluntary criteria contained in these publications are an international consensus on good practice relating to certification. Companies and organizations usually operate their certification activities in accordance with these international standards. More information can be found by accessing the full list of CASCO Standards.