NA 131

DIN Standards Committee Aerospace


Requirements for Conducting Audits of Aviation, Space, and Defense Quality Management Systems; English version prEN 9101:2021


1.1 General This document defines requirements for the preparation and execution of the audit process. In addition, it defines the content and composition for the audit reporting of conformity and process effectiveness to the 9100-series standards, the organization's QMS documentation, and customer and statutory/regulatory requirements. The requirements in this document are additions or represent changes to the requirements and guidelines in the standards for conformity assessment, auditing, and certification as published by ISO/IEC (i.e., ISO/IEC 17000, ISO/IEC 17021 1). When there is conflict with these standards, the requirements of 9101 standard shall take precedence. NOTE 1 In this document, the term “9100-series standards” comprises of the 9100, 9110, and 9120 standards; developed by the IAQG and published by various national standards bodies. NOTE 2 In addition to this document, the IAQG publishes deployment support material on the IAQG website (see that can be used by audit teams, when executing the audit process. 1.2 Application This document shall be used for audits of 9100-series standards by Certification Bodies (CBs) for certification of organizations, under the auspices of the ASD industry certification scheme [also known as the Industry Controlled Other Party (ICOP) scheme]. The ICOP scheme requirements are defined in the 9104-series standards (i.e., 9104-001, 9104-002, 9104-003). NOTE Relevant parts of this document can also be used by an organization in support of internal audits (1st party) and external audits at suppliers (2nd party).





Planned document number

DIN EN 9101

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 131-05-01 AA - Quality and management processes 

Responsible european committee

ASD-STAN/D 6/WG 1 - EAQG European Aerospace Quality Group 

draft standard

Requirements for Conducting Audits of Aviation, Space, and Defense Quality Management Systems; English version prEN 9101:2021
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previous edition(s)

Quality Management Systems - Audit Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defence Organisations; German and English version EN 9101:2018

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