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Cost of ISO 9001 Certification Implementation in Sri Lanka

Cost of ISO 9001 Certification implementation

Get your pocket friendly ISO 9001 Certification in Sri Lanka by knowing its actual cost

Cost of ISO 9001 Certification implementation

The cost of ISO 9001 Certification is generally based on four factors: the scope, complexity, and size of your business and the certification body you choose. Other factors which also affect the cost of ISO 9001 Certification implementation are the number of locations, the number of employees, and where your organization is in terms of your current quality management system related to ISO 9001 requirements.

The pricing of certification will include everything from preparing the Quality Manual, Procedures, Forms, Records, implementing the quality management system, ISO Awareness Training, Internal, and Certification Body (Registrar) audit support, and obtaining ISO 9001 Certification. In simple terms, the fees of ISO 9001 Certification are bifurcated into three categories: Consultancy fees, certification fees, and surveillance & recertification fees.

Cost of ISO Consultancy

The cost of ISO 9001 Consultation can vary based on your requirements and the consultants you choose from. To implement a quality management system that meets the requirements of ISO 9001 Certification, the consultants provide you with the process such as training, necessary and mandated documentation, internal audit, identifying and providing assistance in the closure of non-conformity, and helps to implement hustle free quality management system in your organization.

ISO 9001 Consultation fees can vary depending upon the nature size and location of your organization and as well as the amount of consultation you will require to successfully implement the standard tailored to your requirements.

ISO Consultation involves several onsite visits with their expertise auditing techniques to offer you fees that are relevant for your industry.

ISO Certification Body Fees

An ISO 9001 Certification body fee is also based on the kind of certification body you choose from the list. This is the price that you pay to the certification body depending upon the scope of your organization and the creditability of CB.

ISO develops International Standards but they are not involved in the certification of ISO standards. ISO certification is mainly performed and certified by independent and external certification bodies. The Certificate from accreditated CBs is considered reputable.

It is always recommended to reach multiple certification bodies and compare their audit fees and process of audit to finalize that suits your requirements. You may find several certification bodies in your area and charges may differ from one to another. Most of them charge you by the hour as well as the lodging and travel expenses.

Cost of ISO 9001 Re-Certification

The cost of ISO 9001 Recertification is usually lesser than acquiring new Certification. ISO 9001 Certification is valid for 3 years. The Certification requires annual surveillance every year to verify the consistency and compliance of ISO 9001 requirements in the organization. There is also a certain fee charged by the certification body during the surveillance audits before the end of the first and second year of certification.

After the completion of the three-year certification cycle, the organization needs to go for Re-Certification for the next three years. Here, audits are more or less like a certification audit but only the difference is that no new certification is issued as the purpose here is to validate the original certificate for the upcoming next 3 years in the given certification cycle.


The cost of ISO 9001 Certification may vary but the implementation of ISO 9001 Certification from a reputed consultant and accreditated CB helps your organization to enhance its corporate image in the long run. Certification helps not only to meet the standard requirements but also regulatory and customers satisfaction as well.

Ascent ASSOCIATES are one of the leading management & product consultants to provide you with ISO Certification that doesn’t burn your pocket and helps in the entire process as well as after certification. Our expert team understands your requirements and works accordingly from scratch in the search for diamonds, so that you can enjoy its benefits.


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