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ISO 22301 Accreditation

Accreditation for ISO 22301 -

Business Continuity

Management Systems



About ISO 22301 and Accreditation

ISO 22301 is the international standard for business continuity management systems (BCMS). The standard helps organizations to protect themselves from, prepare for, and respond to disruptions. It can be implemented by any organization, regardless of size or type. The main purpose of ISO 22301 is to help organizations keep their operations running during and after an incident. Achieving ISO 22301 accreditation demonstrates that a certification body has the competence to issue credible ISO 22301 certificates to organizations worldwide.

UQAS is a globally recognized accreditation body that specializes in the accreditation of certification bodies for ISO 22301. We offer a comprehensive accreditation program that includes training, assessments, and audits. Our program is designed to help certification bodies meet the requirements of ISO 22301 and other international standards.


Requirements for ISO 22301 Accreditation

A Certification Body applying for ISO 22301 accreditation must conform to the following standards:

  • ISO/IEC 17021-1:2016 - Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 1: Requirements

  • ISO/IEC TS 17021-6:2014 - Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 6: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of business continuity management systems


The Benefits of ISO 22301 Accreditation

There are many benefits to achieving ISO 22301 accreditation, including:

  • Improved reputation and credibility

  • Increased market share

  • A competitive edge over other certification bodies

  • Greater customer satisfaction

  • Opportunity to enter new markets


How to Apply for ISO 22301 Accreditation

If you are interested in applying for ISO 22301 accreditation, please complete and submit the online enquiry form. One of our business associates will contact you to discuss your specific needs and requirements. Please visit our frequently asked questions page to learn more about accreditation for certification bodies.