FAQs on the VDA 6.X Standards
General questions (FAQs) about the VDA 6.X standards

On this page, you will find answers to frequently asked questions about the VDA 6.X Standards and on the certification according to VDA 6.1, VDA 6.2 and VDA 6.4. We will continue to expand and modify this list over the course of time.

The publications of the VDA QMC in general and the VDA 6.X standards in particular can be purchased from the VDA QMC Webshop.

The training and advanced training department offers a wide range of different training courses and qualifications for the VDA Standards. You can find more information on the pages of Training and advanced training.

If you have any questions about certification in accordance with VDA 6.1, VDA 6.2 or VDA 6.4, one of the certification bodies approved by the VDA QMC will be happy to answer them. All certification bodies approved by the VDA QMC are enlisted here:

VDA 6.X certification companies

The VDA QMC publishes so-called Sanctioned Interpretations (SIs) and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on VDA QMC publications and VDA 6.X Standards from time to time.

A Sanctioned Interpretation (SI) changes the interpretation of a rule or requirement and thus becomes the basis for a nonconformity.

A “frequently asked question” is an explanation/clarification of an existing requirement.

The currently published SIs and FAQs for the VDA 6.X volumes can be found

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