IAOB Partners

The IAOB is dedicated to working with its partners to provide the best possible quality and delivery assurance.

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Explore Analytics

The IAOB dashboard provides data analytics for questions you might have about your CB or Oversight Office.

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Performance Complaints

IATF 16949 certified organizations may file a performance complaint against one of their certified suppliers to help improve overall quality.

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YouTube Channel

The IAOB/SMMT YouTube channel brings practical examples of IATF audits to certified organizations or any internal, second party, or third-party auditor.

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Certification Bodies

The IAOB certification bodies provide 3rd party assessments and certification to IATF 16949.

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Auditor Training

The IAOB continues to train new IATF 16949 certified auditors to help the industry meet customer requirements.

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About the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB)


The IAOB was established to:


  • Implement and manage the IATF 16949 registration scheme oversight activities on behalf of the IATF.
  • Coordinate with the other IATF Oversight Offices to ensure global consistency of the IATF 16949 registration scheme.
  • Support the IATF in the pursuit of global harmonization with other automotive manufacturers.
  • Develop and maintain a central IATF database of strategic information to assist in the management of the registration scheme.
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IAOB Contracted Certification Bodies


The IAOB has 20 of the 41 IATF contracted Certification Bodies (CBs). These certification bodies provide 3rd party assessments and certification to IATF 16949.


The IAOB is committed to ensuring that our 20 CBs provide accurate non-bias audits that meet all requirements outlined in IATF Rules 5th.


The IAOB CBs have feedback mechanisms built in and receive updates on their client’s performance to the OEM customers.


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Auditor Training


Do you want to make a difference in automotive manufacturing? How about traveling for work? Would you like to make your own work schedule? Or are you just ready for some new scenery?


Check out the links below for information on becoming an IATF Certified Auditor!


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Resources


The IAOB is continually working on improving IATF certification. Below you will find useful information for all stakeholders.


The IAOB/SMMT YouTube channel brings practical examples of IATF audits to any internal, second-party, or third-party auditor.


For FAQs for suppliers and certification bodies, visit the FAQ page. If you have an ethics and compliance concern, visit the ethics and compliance page.


For general questions feel free to contact us.

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