Timeline to Implement ISO 9001:2015
An important update to the 2015 standard comes from the Annex SL (ISO 22301:2012) integrated/multiple standards requirements. It will be important to become familiar with those changes especially if an organization is pursuing an integrated standards certification.
ISO 9001:2015 Implementation Considerations
This graphic gives you a good timeline for the standard, registrars, certified companies, non-certified companies, auditors and training providers.
The timing of re-certification may be a factor for some organizations, since there could be more effort required to update existing ISO 9001 materials and processes. Organizations whose three year term is nearly up when the new standard is adopted may wish to accelerate their recertification.
Plan your ISO 9001:2015 transition using our step-by-step guide to ensure you have adequate time for certification prior to the September 2018 deadline.