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IATF Responds to IATF 16949 Certification Concerns During COVID-19 Pandemic

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As the automotive industry grapples with new realities introduced by the spread of COVID-19, the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) is discussing the impact with respect to prioritizing the safety and well-being of those involved with IATF 16949 certification scheme.

In response, the IATF recently released a document titled, “IATF Global Waivers and Measures in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19).” This document – initially published on March 27, 2020 – will be regularly updated to include the industry’s latest information regarding IATF 16949 certification extensions, nonconformity management and auditor assignments.

To ensure your awareness of the latest information regarding certification extensions, please subscribe to the IATF mailing list at www.iatfglobaloversight.org. Please also direct any questions regarding IATF 16949 certification to the responsible IATF Global Oversight Office.