ISO 17100 Certification

Your partner for the ISO 17100 certification

The Language Industry Certification System LICS® is a certification for International Standards like ISO 17100 and ISO 13611. It's a brand owned by Austrian Standards and is a service provided together with the International Network for Terminology - TermNet (

The mission of LICS® is to provide independent, third-party conformity assessment services for the language industry (translation, interpretation and related services) based on International Standards. LICS® certification processes have been designed specifically to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises. It is a lean process, which eliminates unnecessary paperwork and minimizes the amount of time that an auditor has to spend on-site.

Globe with translation in different languages.

The new International Standard ISO 17100 on translation services was issued recently. At the same time, it was published as a European standard and, as a result, taken over as ÖNORM EN ISO 17100 into the Austrian body of standards. Hence, it supersedes the existing standard ÖNORM EN 15038.


Find more information in the Austrian Standards Newsroom.