Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001 and Information and Technology Service Management System (ITSMS) ISO/IEC 20000-1 accreditation programmes launched

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) launched two new accreditation programmes for the certification bodies that provide certification for Information Security Management System (ISMS) and Information Technology Service Management Systems (ITSMS) in accordance to the ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 20000-1 respectively.

These accredited certification bodies will be able to provide their SANAS accredited certification services to organisation that have implemented one of the management systems in their organisations. Read more….


Energy Performance Certificate Accreditation Programme Launched

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) has launched a new accreditation programme for the Inspection Bodies (IB) that are going to issue Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for buildings in accordance to a National Standard, SANS 1544.

This new accreditation programme is a national programme that is geared towards supporting the South African government in the achievement of the national energy efficiency strategy for DoE and the green building framework policy for DPW. Read more …

Invitation to Register on Central Supplier Database

Invitation for Suppliers to Register on the Central Supplier Database

In order to comply with Section 76(4) (C) of Public Finance Management Act and to ensure competitive process, SANAS invites all suitable and interested prospective suppliers and service providers to apply for registration on the Central Supplier Database (CSD).

The CSD is a single database to serve as the source of all supplier information for all spheres of government. The purpose of centralising government’s supplier database is to reduce duplication of effort and cost for both supplier and government while enabling electronic procurement processes.

Effective 1 April 2016 all spheres of government will only be allowed to do business with suppliers that are registered on the CSD

CSD Notification

CSD Information