operates the National Management Systems Certification Scheme under section 22
of the Mauritius Standards Bureau Act 1993 (Amendment Act 1999) and the
Mauritius Standards Bureau (National Management Systems Certification Scheme)
Regulations 2008 (Amendments 2009 & 2017).
objective of this third party quality management system certification scheme is
to give recognition to companies which have properly designed, planned,
established, maintained and implemented quality management systems meeting the
requirements of MS ISO 9001:2015.
Mauritian Standards on quality management systems are identical to the ISO 9000
core series of standards which have been published by the International
Organization for Standardization
9001:2015, Quality Management Systems - Requirements
the Bureau is a certification body involved in independent assessment, MSB does
not at any stage provide consultancy services for establishment of quality
certificates granted by MSB are accompanied by annex/es which define the scope
of registration. The scope of registration states the range of that firm's
capability which has been assessed. That range is expressed in terms of the
type of activities, products and services as applicable at each site based on
the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) code or the "Nomenclature
générale de activités économiques dans les communautés européennes"
certificate of registration granted by MSB is valid for a period of three
years. MSB performs regular surveillance audits at the registered firm's
premises to ensure that it consistently complies with the requirements of the
standard and that the company is fit to maintain the certificate of
registration. The certification may be renewed after a reassessment is carried
out and satisfactory results obtained.
ISO 9001:2015 - How to use it
Reaping the benefits of ISO
Selection and use of the ISO
9000 family of standard