Frequently Asked Questions
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The accreditation of the institution from which you received a certification service can be suspended or withdrawn for any reason. In case of suspension, your cerrent certificate can be used in official work and dealings until the end of the validity period. However, when the accreditation of the certification body is cancelled, all certificates that this body provides certification service automatically lose their validity.
Therefore, it is benefical to get services from reliable certification bodies in order not to have problems in official work and dealings and not to lose prestige in front of your customers.
Yes, there is a validity period for the certificates and it is 3 years. However, in order for your certificate to continue to be valid, you must successfully pass surveillance audits every year.
Certificate validity periods are written on the certificates and there is a certificate number on each certificate. With this number, you can confirm the validity of your certificate from the certification bodies.
In TÜRKAK accredited certificates, the validity of the certificate can also be confirmed on the website of TÜRKAK with the QR code on the certificate.
Whether a certificate is required or not depends entirely on the contracting authority. However, being a certified institution is one of the preconditions in many public tenders held in our country.
Contracting authorities performs controls of the certificates to ensure that all certificates submitted to the contracting authority are valid. In TÜRKAK accredited certificates, this control can be made directly through the QR code on the certificate, and in foreign accreditations, the aquivalence letter from TÜRKAK must be submitted to the contracting authority.
Unfortunately, the certification processes do not work in a healthy order in our in our country as in the world. Especially, many certification bodies authorized by accreditation organizations outside the Member States of European Union provide these certificates to their customers for a small fee.
TÜRKAK has been carrying out a very rigorous process recently in this regard and the reliability of TÜRKAK accredited certificates is increasing day by day.