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Conduct

Procedures Conduct of ASME Surveys, Reviews, Audits, Investigations, and Interviews

Due Process

A notice about the rights an organization has during the survey/review process.

Notice on Requests for Certificate Extensions

Provides information for Certificate Holders who want to request an extension of the expiration date of their certification.

Notice on Use of Electronic Version of the Boiler Pressure Vessel Code by Certificate Holders

Provides information for companies who wish to use an electronic version of the ASME BPVC Books.

Policy on the Use of the Certification Mark in Advertising

Provides the ASME policy on the use of the Certification Mark and code authorization in advertising and marketing materials.

How to Change Primary Contact Information

Provides information for companies who wish to change their primary contact information on CA Connect.

Lodging and Meeting Room Criteria

ASME Certification and Accreditation Applicants are requested to identify preferred lodging for the ASME Team during their stay for their assigned activities.

CA-1 2020

This Standard specifies the requirements for accreditation and certification of organizations supplying products and/or services that are intended to conform to the requirements of ASME standards.

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General Downloads Forms

Accreditation and Certification Agreement Form

The agreement form that all applicants must sign and return as part of the application process. NOTE: The applicant will not be scheduled for a review/survey if this form is not submitted to ASME.

Criteria for Reapplication of a Certification Mark

Details the conditions that must be met before a Certification Mark can be reapplied.

Form A – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Component Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for an N, NA, NPT, NS, NV, N3, G, GC, QSC, and OWN certification. This form also includes three additional forms: Form C if you will furnish material, Form S to include providing services, and the Survey Team Size Questionnaire.

Form C – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Material Organization Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for a Quality System Certificate.

Form G – Supplemental application form for the Authorized Inspection Agency Accreditation Program

Use this form if you are applying for AIA accreditation.

Form P – Supplemental application form for the Bioprocessing Equipment Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for BPE Certification.

Form Q – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Quality Assurance Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for NQA certification.

Form R – Supplemental application form for the Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for the RTP certification.

Form S – Supplemental Application Form for Providing Services under a Certificate

Use this form if you would like to provide additional services to your Certificate of Authorization.

Form V – Supplemental Application For Quality Program System

Use this form if you are applying for the QPS Program.

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Boiler and Pressure Vessel (BPV) Certification Forms

BPV "General" Checklist

A guide that provides applicants of Certificate(s) of Authorization 'A', 'M', 'PP', 'S', 'E', 'H', 'HLW', 'U', 'U2', 'U3', 'PRT' and 'T', with information that enables them to cross reference the paragraphs in their quality control manual with the applicable control requirements of Section I, Section IV, Section VIII, Divisions 1, 2 and 3 and Section XII of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

BPV "Cast Boilers" Checklist

A guide that provides 'H' Cast Iron and/or Cast Aluminum Certificate of Authorization applicants with information that enables them to cross reference the paragraphs in their quality control manual with the applicable control requirements of Section IV "Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers” of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

BPV "Pressure Relief Devices" Checklist

A guide that provides Pressure Relief Device Certificate(s) of Authorization ('V'; 'HV'; 'UD'; 'UV'; 'UV3'; 'UD3'; 'TD'; 'TV') applicants with information that enables them to cross reference the paragraphs in their quality control manual with the applicable Pressure Relief Device control requirements of Section I, Section IV, Section VIII, Divisions 1, 2 and 3 and Section XII of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

BPV "RP" Checklist

A guide that provides 'RP' Certificate of Authorization applicants with information that enables them to cross reference the paragraphs in their quality control manual with the applicable control requirements of Section X "Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels" of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

BPV Product Certification Program Informational Handbook (New Applicants and Renewals)

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for new Boiler and Pressure Vessel Certification applicants.

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Boiler and Pressure Vessel (BPV) Certification Additional Information

Section VIII Division 1 Mandatory Appendix 47 White Paper

This White Paper will provide detailed information and explanations regarding each of the changes in Section VIII Division 1 along with the intent the rule is trying to provide. Examples or other guidance will be provided where appropriate.

Section VIII Division 1 Mandatory Appendix 47 Example Forms

Example forms to comply with change to ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII Division 1 Mandatory Appendix 47.

NB-57-BPV National Board and ASME Guide
This document provides guidance on how an applicant can organize and structure their quality management system prior to their ASME Joint Review.
Process to Request Name Change on Certificate(s)

Outlines the process that Certificate Holders must follow to change the name on their current BPV certificate(s).

BPV Certificate Scopes

A list of all the possible certificate scopes for the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Certificate Program.

Notice Concerning National Board "R" Stamp

Provides information about the "National Board Repair (R) Stamp" for repair and/or alteration of boilers and pressure vessels.

Procedure For Adding Additional Building Location To Current Certificate

Details the procedure manufacturers must follow when adding additional building locations to a current certificate.

Temporary Location Used by Certificate Holders

Contains the procedure and necessary forms for an ASME BPVC Certificate Holder to request a temporary use letter from ASME.

Expedited Joint Reviews for the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Certification Program for Reviews Conducted by ASME Only

Information for Expedited Joint Reviews for the BPV Reviews conducted by ASME only

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Bioprocessing Equipment (BPE) Certification Forms

BPE Application – Information and Procedures

Contains the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining an ASME Bioprocessing Equipment (BPE) Certificate.

BPE Quality Management System Checklist

A guide that provides applicants for Bioprocessing Equipment Certificates with a list of the highlights that they are required to include in their quality management system.

Form P – Supplemental application form for the Bioprocessing Equipment Certification Program.

Use this form if you are applying for BPE Certification.

*** See above note.

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Nuclear Quality Assurance Certification Forms and Resources

Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA) Application – Information and Price

Contains the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining an ASME Nuclear Quality Assurance Certificate.

Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA) Checklist

Provides applicants a means for verifying and identifying the paragraph(s) where their quality assurance manual will be compared to the ASME NQA-1 Standard for compliance.

Requirements for ASME Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA) Certification

Details the certification requirements for an organization seeking to obtain and maintain a nuclear quality assurance certificate.

Notice on Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA) Program Certificate Scope Statements

Provides applicants with information, guidance, and examples for creating a nuclear quality assurance certificate scope statement.

Form Q – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Quality Assurance Certification Program.

Use this form if you are applying for NQA certification.

*** See above note.

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Nuclear Component Certification Forms

Material Organization Checklist

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality system program for material organization applicants.

Nuclear Component Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining nuclear component certification.

Nuclear Component Checklist

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality assurance program for N-type certificate applicants.

Nuclear Owner's Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining a nuclear owner's certificate.

Nuclear Owner's Checklist

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality assurance program for nuclear owner's certificate applicants.

Polyethylene Material Organization Checklist

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality system program for polyethylene material organization applicants.

Nuclear Component Pre-survey Questionnaire

Provides additional information to ASME survey teams about an applicant's quality assurance program.

Procedure for Renewal of Nuclear Owner's Certificates

Details the process for owners to follow when seeking to extend their Nuclear Owner's Certificate.

Form A – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Component Certification Program.

Use this form if you are applying for an N, NA, NPT, NS, NV, N3, G, GC, QSC, and OWN certification. This form also includes three additional forms: Form C if you will furnish material, Form S to include providing services, and the Survey Team Size Questionnaire.

*** See above note.

Form S – Supplemental Application Form for Providing Services under a Certificate

Use this form if you would like to provide additional services to your Certificate of Authorization.

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Nuclear Component Certification Additional Information

Additional Information to be Provided with Application for Renewal Survey

Details the additional information that ASME would like N-type Certificate Holders to include with the renewal application.

Applicant Information Handbook

Provides applicants with information about the certification process and survey demonstration guidance

List of Authorized Inspection Agencies (AIA)

An unofficial list of the Authorized Inspection Agencies (AIAs).

Notice on Nuclear Scope Statements

Provides applicants with additional information about nuclear scope statements.

Procedure for Name Change on Nuclear Component Certificate

Outlines the process that Certificate Holders must follow to change the name on their current Nuclear Component Certificate(s).

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Nuclear Material Organization Certification Forms

Material Organization Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining a Nuclear Material Organization Certificate.

Guide for Quality System Certificate/Material Organization

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality system program for material organization applicants.

Guide for Polyethylene Material Organization

A guide used by ASME survey teams to assist in the review of the quality system program for polyethylene material organization applicants.

Material Organization Pre-survey Questionnaire

Provides additional information to ASME survey teams about an applicant's quality system program.

Form S – Supplemental Application Form for Providing Services under a Certificate

Use this form if you would like to provide additional services to your Certificate of Authorization.

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Nuclear Material Organization Certification Additional Information

Applicant Information Handbook

Provides applicants with information about the certification process and survey demonstration guidance

Notice on Nuclear Scope Statements

Provides applicants with additional information about nuclear scope statements.

Procedure to Request Name Change on Quality System Certificate

Outlines the process that Certificate Holders must follow to change the name on their current Quality System Certificate(s).

Form C – Supplemental application form for the Nuclear Material Organization Certification Program

Use this form if you are applying for a Quality System Certificate to be a Certified Material Organization.

*** See above note.

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Reinforced Thermoset Plastic (RTP) Corrosion-Resistant Equipment Forms

RTP Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining an RTP Corrosion-Resistant Equipment.

RTP Checklist

A guide that provides RTP Corrosion-Resistant Equipment applicants assistance in preparing for the survey of their quality system program.

Form R – Supplemental application form for the Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Certification Program.

Use this form if you are applying for the RTP certification.

*** See above note.

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Authorized Inspection Agency (AIA) Forms and Resources

AIA Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for obtaining an Authorized Inspection Agency accreditation.

AIA Checklist

A guide that provides Authorized Inspection Agency applicants assistance in preparing for the survey of their quality program.

AIA Pre-survey Questionnaire

Authorized Inspection Agencies should provide copies of this completed questionnaire at the time of their application.

List of Authorized Inspection Agencies (AIAs)

An unofficial list of the Authorized Inspection Agencies (AIAs).

QAI Interpretations

Provides the complete text of the interpretations related to the ASME "Qualifications for Authorized Inspection Standard" (QAI-1).

Form G – Supplemental application form for the Authorized Inspection Agency Accreditation Programs

Use this form if you are applying for AIA accreditation.

*** See above note.

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Pressure Relief Device (PRD) Testing Lab Forms and Resources

PRD Application and Price Information

Provides the information, procedures, and necessary forms for testing labs seeking to obtain an accreditation for pressure relief devices.

PRD Checklist

Provides a guide for testing labs seeking to obtain a pressure relief device accreditation.

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