ISO/TS 16949 to become IATF 16949:2016

The last official day to transition your ISO/TS 16949 management system to IATF 16949 was 14 September 2018. Even if you haven’t started, it’s never too late to adapt your quality management system and experience the benefits of the new standard.

Though your certificate has now expired, BSI can still help you achieve certification. The sooner you get in touch, the sooner we can help.

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What do I need to do now?

You should make sure that you keep up-to-date with the changes to this standard.

Find out more about the transition process here.


Why is ISO/TS 16949 changing

Some of the new enhancements to the automotive quality standard to address recent issues in the automotive industry include the following:

  • Requirements for safety-related parts and processes
  • Enhanced product traceability requirements to support latest regulatory changes
  • Requirements for products with embedded software
  • Warranty management process including addressing NTF (no trouble found) and use of automotive industry guidance
  • Clarification of sub-tier supplier management and development requirements
  • Addition of corporate responsibility requirements