Symbol Misuse

From time to time, BCI receives complaints from the market place regarding organizations that claim to be certified by it & thus, misuse its certificate, certification symbol/logo.

BCI investigates such matters further & the instances where the claim of certification or the misuse of symbol/logo is confirmed, takes action that require organizations to withdraw such claim or stop the misuse of our certification symbol. This may include legal action when warranted.

Before trusting the certification claim by an organization, always be sure to check the facts & get such claims verified from BCI.

Should you identify a situation where the misuse of the symbol is suspected, please use our feedback form to notify us or email us at marketing@bci.co.in.

For the misuse of certificate, certification symbol/logo, the following situations have been identified by BCI -

  • BCI had issued the certificate BUT the organization did not complete the scheduled surveillance audit & the organization continues to use the certificate.
  • ALL SUCH CERTIFICATES ARE INVALID.

  • BCI withdrew the certificate due to some non-compliance on the part of the organization BUT the organization continues to use the certificate.
  • ALL SUCH CERTIFICATES ARE INVALID.

  • BCI did not issue the certificate at all BUT some organization is found to be using it. ALL SUCH CERTIFICATES ARE FAKE.