The Certification Bodies authorized to issue the MSI 20000 certification are selected on the basis of very precise selection criteria, in particular in terms of competence and notoriety. Certifiers must avail themselves of recognized expertise in certification, in particular on technical benchmarks.
The major global players in certification issue the MSI 20000 standard. MSI 20000 authorized certifiers are accredited or officially licensed by MSI, established by MSI Observatory.
The ISO 17021 standard, dedicated to certification bodies, serves as the basis for the MSI 20000 certification.