How to obtain

Obtaining the GC-Mark and registering with the Global Conformance program follows a four-step process.

Application, Offer & Contract

Register for the Global Conformance Mark programs and take a huge step to enhance trust your customers put into your organization, your services and products. Find a list of approved Certification Bodies here.

Preparation with Self-Assessments


In the second step towards obtaining the GC-Mark you will be provided with access to a specified self-assessment covering all aspects of the applicable Global Conformance Guidelines.

Verification and on-site assessment

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The verification step is usually separated into two independent parts.

  • Document review
  • Self-Assessment review
  • On-site assessment

Issuing of the Global Conformance Mark


The GC-Mark certificate and the right to use the GC-Mark printed seal are valid for one year.