This is what an ISO certificate looks like

Naturally, our certificates fulfill the issuing requirements of the ISO. They come in a standard format that displays all essential information on one page, so that your clients can see at a glance which areas of your concern are covered by the certificate.

Our logo and address are printed on the upper section of the ISO 17100 and the ISO 18587 certificates, so that it’s clear who issued the document.

The certification number follows. This is an exclusive number we alone award; it is unique for your concern and the completed certification.

Your address and company logo have a prominent place on the certificate, easily identifiable for clients.

The specialist field is particularly important. It delineates the areas to which the certification applies. In most cases, these are technical translations in the fields of engineering, medicine/pharmacology, economics/finance, administration, law, marketing communications, or technology.

The certification standard followed by the year in which it was created. Currently, this is ISO 17100:2015.

The test report number likewise serves process transparency: It indicates the internal report that forms the basis for the issuance of the certificate for translation services.

The QR-code enables electronic authentication by linking to a digital version of the certificate. The date of issue and period of validity show the time period in which the certificate can be used.

The certification logo can be used within the period of validity as a form of advertising for your marketing efforts. It is immediately comprehensible proof of your certification and the ISO processes that were used.

The certificate is issued anew after every examination. If it expires, it must be reissued upon renewed examination. Its limited term ensures that the processes examined will continue to be applied and the quality standard maintained for renewal every several years.