Membership

Membership is open to quality professionals, senior executives and those responsible for implementing and managing their company's Quality Management System, as well as public and private organizations. Different membership plans are available for individuals and corporations/organizations.

Individual membership

Individual membership plans are available to people who want to support the 9001 Council and enjoy membership benefits. There are two levels of membership, Associate and Full.

Associate membership is ideal for those who would like to provide financial support to the 9001 Council (we depend on member support) without the additional cost and benefits of full membership. Associate members may benefit from association with the 9001 Council by displaying their membership credentials on resumes, professional profiles and similar (an image file for print or digital display is available). Associate members also receive a free online training course and discounts on other selected ISO 9001 training.

Full membership is ideal for those who seek active involvement with the Council and its members. In addition to the benefits of associate membership, full members enjoy the opportunity to become part of our active, online community of ISO 9001 professionals.

Individual membership benefits Associate Full
Support the work of the 9001 Council Yes Yes
Display membership and logo on resumes, professional profiles etc. Yes Yes
Free online training courses (introduction to ISO 9001:2015) 1 1
Discounts on selected training 20% 30%
ISO 9001 coaching by senior professional (hours) 1
Access to member section Yes
Access to community forums, surveys, case studies and annual reports Yes
Connect with 9001 Council peers around the world Yes
Create and manage personalized regional sub-community Yes
Customize profile to include full biography Yes
Annual fee (CHF) CHF 390 CHF 1490

Membership terms subject to change. Additional terms and conditions apply, and will be forwarded as part of the membership agreement prior to payment.

Corporate membership

Corporate membership plans are available for corporations and other organizations. Corporate members support the 9001 Council and enjoy membership benefits. There are two levels of corporate membership, Associate and Full.

Associate corporate membership is ideal for those companies and organizations that would like to provide financial support to the 9001 Council (we depend on member support) without the additional cost and benefits of full membership. Associate corporate members may benefit from association with the 9001 Council by displaying their corporate membership credentials on websites, stationary, business profiles and similar (an image file for print or digital display is available). Associate corporate members receive free access to online training course for 5 learners and discounts on other selected ISO 9001 training.

Full corporate membership is ideal for those companies and organizations that not only want to support the 9001 Council but seek active involvement with the Council and its members (up to 15 staff members may access the member section of the Council). In addition to the benefits of associate membership, full corporate members enjoy the opportunity to have 15 staff members become part of our active, online community of ISO 9001 professionals.

Corporate membership benefits Associate Full
Support the work of the 9001 Council Yes Yes
Display membership and logo on websites, stationary, business profiles etc. Yes Yes
Free online training courses (introduction to ISO 9001:2015) 5 15
Discounts on selected training 20% 30%
ISO 9001 coaching by senior professional (hours) 5
Access to member section (number of users) 15
Access to community forums, surveys, case studies and annual reports Yes
Connect with 9001 Council peers around the world Yes
Create and manage personalized regional sub-community Yes
Customize full corporate profile and include link to company Yes
Annual fee (CHF) CHF 790 CHF 3490

Membership terms subject to change. Additional terms and conditions apply, and will be forwarded as part of the membership agreement prior to payment.

Applications

Applicants are required to fill out our application form and provide a limited number of supporting documents. Convenient and secure online payments by a major credit card are available.

New members
We are currently not accepting new members as we reached our current capacity. We are however upgrading our systems and capabilities to meet the increased demand for membership. Please check this page frequently for updates.

Waiting list
If you would like to be placed on our waiting list (without obligation), please contact Mr. Manfred Hofer, Director of Member Services, at hofer@9001council.org.

Renewals and upgrades
Membership renewal options for existing Council members will remain unchanged. If you have any questions, contact Manfred Hofer, Director of Member Services at hofer@9001council.org. To upgrade an existing membership, please stand by until we completed our systems upgrades and accept new members. Please check this page frequently for updates.

Latest updates

In order to accept new members in the future, we are currently upgrading our systems and capabilities. Our latest efforts include:

new forum software

new internal messaging system

development of an API that will allow Council members to access real-time information across a range of platforms and devices

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