In order to apply for ICoCA Certification, Member Companies need to be certified to one of the following ICoCA-recognized standards by an independent accredited certification body:
The following documentation and information must be provided as part of the application for ICoCA Certification:
To apply, please complete the application form for the relevant standard. This form includes details for all of the information and documentation that you will need to submit:
The application documents include guidance, providing directions and clarification on ICoCA Certification for companies certified to each of the recognized standards. In particular, they give explanations and examples of documentation that the companies need to provide as part as their application.
Some information is requested for all companies applying to ICoCA Certification, irrespective of their third-party certification:
Other additional information identified by the Board to be able to assess whether a company's systems and policies meet the requirements of the Code (described in Annex B to the Recognition Statement for each standard). Please refer to the relevant guidance document.
Please note that the Secretariat does not send confidential or sensitive information via email.
There is no charge for ICoCA Certification, however Member Companies will need to cover their own costs for third-party certification, by an accredited independent certification body, to an ICoCA-recognized standard.
In order to ensure the security of all data submitted, the completed application must be sent in paper form and/or copied on to a USB flash drive or CD ROM, enclosed in a sealed envelope marked “Confidential, Certification Material,” and sent via DHL, FedEx, or other courier service to:
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Please don’t hesitate to contact the Secretariat with any questions: