A Certificate of Conformity issued under the CodeMark Australia Scheme is one of several options available to demonstrate a product has met the ‘Evidence of Suitability’ requirements of the BCA, providing the product is used as specified on the certificate and in accordance with any limitations and conditions included on the certificate.
A CodeMark Australia Certificate of Conformity will be valid for 3 years unless withdrawn or suspended. The date of expiry is listed on the certificate.
A Certificate of Conformity issued under the previous CodeMark scheme rules remains valid unless expired, withdrawn or suspended. Users of CodeMark Certificates of Conformity can validate Certificates of Conformity by referring to the register of Certificates of Conformity.
Accredited CodeMark Certification Bodies are responsible for evaluating applications for Certificates of Conformity in accordance with the CodeMark Australia Scheme Rules.
Certificates of Conformity can only be issued for products that demonstrate compliance with the relevant provisions of the BCA.
If you are considering applying for a Certificate of Conformity, you should contact one of the CodeMark Australia Certification Bodies listed on the JAS‑ANZ website to find out what information you need to supply, what fees will be charged and how long the process is likely to take.
The cost of CodeMark certification will depend on a number of factors, including the quality of supporting evidence submitted about the product’s compliance and the complexity of the evaluation needed. All fees for CodeMark certification are a commercial arrangement between the applicant and the CodeMark Certification Body.The information you may need to supply to a Certification Body could includes:
A list of all current CodeMark Certificates of Conformity can be found on the JAS-ANZ website. The list is searchable by product name or certificate number.