FAQs for the IATF 16949 Standard
IATF 16949:2016 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The IATF 16949:2016, 1st Edition was published in October 2016. In order to give official answers to questions from IATF-recognized certification bodies and stakeholders, the following questions and answers were reviewed by the IATF. An FAQ is an explanation of an existing requirement within IATF 16949:2016.

Unless otherwise indicated, Frequently Asked Questions are applicable upon publication.


All officially translated versions of these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found on the IATF Global website:

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