The deadline for transitioning existing ISO certificates to the 2015 versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 was September 15, 2018. Any certificate for the previous version became invalid after this date, and the system is technically no longer certified.
1. Common structure for all ISO Management System Standards for simpler integration
2. Creation of ISO core requirements and terms to for clarity
3. More explanation, examples and clarification in the normative clauses (4-10)
What didn't: there are no new or additional requirements!
Not much, IF you have a dynamic system tailored to your needs, risks and processes.
Indicators that significant work is needed to transition:
Every transition should start with a plan. Training and a GAP Analysis are the best tools for determining the path forward.
ISO 17021, the standard that governs accreditation bodies and certifications, allows up to six months after a certificate was invalidated or expired to regain certified status without resetting your certification start date. You are not alone - many other companies are in this position, and registrars are motivated to retain their clients.
If you don't already have a plan, let T.I.K.I.S. expertise in registration and transition help you get on track to reactivate your certification.