Q11: Is IAF ID3:2011 exclusively applicable for management systems certification?

A11: No, IAF ID3:2011 is primarily applicable for management systems certification, but it can be applied to all the accreditation and conformity assessment activities under the IAF MLA (see IAF ID3:2011 para. 1):

  • Management systems certification
  • Product certification
  • Certification of persons
  • Validation and Verification