17 July 2020

The fourth Revision incorporates the following updates:

  • The IATF 16949 Monitoring period is expanded to last 90 days and starts 30 days before the end of the 2nd 90 day surveillance audit extension
  • For surveillance audits, the certificate is withdrawn if no IATF 16949 Monitoring is conducted or a low risk result is not achieved
  • The latest possible extended recertification audit is aligned with IATF Rules, 5th Edition time allowances
  • Clarification on when onsite audits must be conducted
  • Clarification that the IATF 16949 Monitoring information includes data from related Remote Support Location processes
  • Clarified criteria for high risk and low risk assessments during IATF 16949 Monitoring(s)
  • Clarification on steps if high risk is assessed during an IATF 16949 Monitoring
  • Clarified criteria for the 100% resolved status of nonconformities
  • Simplification of FAQ 2, clarification for FAQ 7 and newly added FAQ 8

All changes to previously communicated requirements are highlighted in red.