Suspension or Withdrawal of Certification
When a nonconformity with certification requirements is substantiated, either as a result of annual audit or otherwise such as announced audit, GSCS shall consider and decide upon the appropriate action.
The appropriate action may include:
- Certification may continue under special safeguarding (e.g. GSCS shall conduct unannounced visit).
- Reduction in the scope of certification to remove nonconforming product variants;
- Suspension of the certification pending remedial action by the operator;
- Withdrawal of the certification.
Termination of Certification
In case of termination of scope certificate (by request of the operator), suspended or withdrawn, GSCS shall take actions specified by the certification standard.
If fraud or other misrepresentation is found after the inspection, operator shall be suspended and necessary action will be taken.
Scope reduction of certification
In case of reducing the scope of certificate, GSCS shall take actions specified by the TE standards and shall make all necessary modifications to formal certification documents, public information, authorizations for use of marks, etc., in order to ensure the reduced scope of certification is clearly communicated to the operator and clearly specified in certification documentation and public information.
Scope Extension of certification
In case of scope extension, operator may add an extra unit or activity. GSCS shall take actions specified by the certification standard such as arranging an extra visit which would be focused on the operator general system and the specific reason of extra visit (such as adding a unit) at client additional unit.
1- GSCS will send the application form to certified operator
2- GSCS will send the quotation and Subcontractor agreement
3- Operator will sign Quotation and Processor Agreement and send back to GSCS
4- Then GSCS (will) arrange the extra audit that confirm by both parties negotiation
5- GSCS will send the Inspection Plan to Operator and/or Subcontractor
6- Inspection report will be send to GSCS for review after all NCNs are closed
7- If approve, then SC will be amended and re-issued the Scope Certificate.