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Interpretation/Variation Request Form

This form details the information required from Certification Bodies (CBs) to enable SCS Standards to consider a request for interpretation, or a CB application to vary from a clause or requirement in any of the normative documents.

Please complete all fields. Incomplete forms will not be considered.

On receipt, SCS Standards will consider your request and will usually respond within 10 business days.

Variance Request

Please describe how the CAB proposes to vary from the requirement including, where required, any original deadline date, the length of additional time requested and the exact modified deadline date.
Please explain in detail why the variation is requested, why the change is necessary and any potential impacts on the certificate holder’s ongoing certification including additional variation requests in the future.

Interpretation Request

Please submit a question requesting additional guidance.
Please explain how the current requirement is not clear/why it requires additional guidance.