When is a good time to transfer?
  • Anytime. It can be done during a surveillance audit, re-certification audit or between the audits.

What do I need to have to transfer my certificate?
  • Report from previous audit and copy of your certificate. In some cases we may request additional reports.

How about my current certification agreement validity?
  • Make sure you review your current certification agreement, consider your final notice with your certification body.

How quick can the transfer be done?
  • We recommend 1-3 Months for transfer for an accredited certificate.  We will make a suitable plan for you. Please note that your current certificate status and any open non-conformities may influence the transfer time.*

What will happen to my current certificate during the transfer?
  • There are different approaches between certification bodies. We will honour the originally certified date and transfer it to a DNV GL certificate when issued.* When you decide to transfer we will take care of your certificate validity.

Will transfer cost me more than normal audit?
  • Transfer audits will normally cost the same as regular annual audit. You can find out more information by contacting our team. If possible we will integrate our transfer audit with a scheduled recertification or surveillance audit with the potential for saving audit time and associated costs.

Can I transfer all my certificates to DNV GL?
  • We offer many certifications services and can provide integrated audits in order to save you time and money. Speak to our team to find out which ones apply.

Is a transfer audit more time consuming than normal audit?
  • No, transfer audit will normally take same time as your regular annual audit. We calculate audit duration according to accreditation rules.

After transfer, when can I expect my DNV GL Certificate?
  • You should receive your certificate within a few weeks after any non-conformities have been closed. 

What is the first step? - Contact us or fill out this short form and we will be happy to give you guidance


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