What is Certification?

Certification means “corrected” in the Latin translation. Thus, the “certificate” confirms that the manufactured product or service meets the existing standard in this area. Certification in the process of obtaining a certificate from a manufacturing enterprise or service provider is called certification. The term was first used by the ISO Certification Committee (CASCO).

The purpose of Certification

Product certification is to prevent the release and sale of products that are hazardous to the lives, health, property and environment of the population, to assist consumers in the selection of products and to facilitate the participation of enterprises in international economic, scientific and technical cooperation and international trade.

Types of Certification

Certification of products (services, works) is carried out on a compulsion and voluntary basis.

Mandatory certification

The specially authorized body is the confirmation of conformity of products, processes and services to the mandatory requirements of regulatory documents.  Compulsory certification is performed for products and services related to environmental protection, the safety of life, health and property of people. Compliance with the requirements of these products is legally binding by all manufacturers

Voluntary certification

It is certified on a voluntary basis at the initiative of the manufacturer, the consumer of the product as well as the state authorities.

Certification of Conformity

A Certificate of Conformity or CoC is a mandatory document which is necessary for Customs clearance of exports to many countries around the globe. The Certificate of Conformity shows that the goods being exported comply with the relevant technical regulations and national, regional or international standards of the country of import. protecting the health, safety and environment of citizens from substandard imported goods and giving them the assurance they need in their local market.  The Certificate of Conformity is a mandatory document which is necessary for Customs clearance.