Accreditation is a formal, independent verification that a program or institution meets established quality standards and is competent to carry out specific conformity assessment tasks. Conformity assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to, testing, inspection, or certification.


Formal procedure by which an accredited or authorized person or agency assesses and verifies (and attests in writing by issuing a certificate) the attributes, characteristics, quality, qualification, or status of individuals or organizations, goods or services, procedures or processes, or events or situations, in accordance with established requirements or standards.



S/N Type of Fees Amount
1 Application Fee $ 1,000
2 Assessment Fee $ 1,000 per man-day
(Document Review, Preliminary Assessment, Initial
Assessment, Surveillance   Visit, Reassessment,
Witnessed   Assessment,     Verification     Visit and  Extension of Scope)
(Fees will also be    quoted for      preparation
and    Processing    time such    as preparation
meeting,    arrangement    of assessment,
document    review    and reporting)
3 Annual Fee $ 3,000
4 Annual Levy
– for 1st QTAWA accredited   certificate issued to an $30
organization and
– for subsequent QTAWA accredited certificates    issued to the same organization $10

For certification scheme that does not require surveillance and without established date of expiry of certification, the annual levy is only charged for every new certificate issued (i.e. one-time charge).

  1. All fees are in dollars and are subject to GST.
  2. The charges are reviewed annually and are subject to revision.
  3. The charges are levied from time to time as the process of assessment progresses.
  4. Payment Terms

All payment terms are 30 days from the date of the invoice. HALAL reserves the right to withdraw credit, (for example in cases of bad credit or payment history) in which payment is required in advance of any assessment work being undertaken

All fees up to and including reassessment/initial/surveillance assessment and any associated supplementary fees must be paid before accreditation is granted

The Council may make a charge of up to 10% of the value of the fee in respect of visits which are cancelled other than by the Council, at short notices (less than 7 working days).

In addition to the fees specified above, overseas applicants have to bear the cost of airfare, accommodation, subsistence allowance, travelling time, travel insurance, transportation costs and other related costs for conducting the assessments.