The following are generally the steps followed by ZBS with a view to granting licences to use their standard mark or Tested Product Certificate:
An application letter is submitted to the ZBS requesting for the ZBS mark or Tested product Certificate.
Response is done from ZBS with the attachment of the Application Form where the applicant is required to fill and submit it to ZBS with the following documents:
After scrutiny of the application, the ZBS arranges an inspection of the applicant’s premises (Production site) to establish the production capability and quality control system. During the inspection, ZBS Inspector takes a sample of the inspected product for independent testing.
ZBS grants the license/certificate if:
During the operation of the licence to use the mark/certificate of ZBS on the product, the following surveillance is maintained over the licensee:
If the inspection reports and the test reports are satisfactory, then renewal of the licence is granted, and the above checks continue every year.