Want to get accredited? AFRA offers five accreditation types to meet your business expertise: Demolition, Disassembly, Contracted Disassembly, Recycling, and Contracted Recycling. Submit the AFRA Audit Application to begin the process.
The Accreditation Process
Apply for Accreditation
Submit the AFRA Audit Application to begin the process.
Contact Sam Nysetvold with any questions about the process.
Schedule Your Audit
Once your application has been accepted, AFRA staff will work with your company and the auditor to set up your audit date. The date will vary depending on availability.
Your company is responsible for the auditor’s travel fees associated with your audit. However, when audits are scheduled in tandem with other nearby companies, you may be able to share travel fees with other companies being audited.
Complete the Checklist
All companies will be required to complete the Audit Checklist in order to have the application accepted by AFRA.
Current Accreditation Fee Structure
- For any one (1) accreditation subset, the Accreditation fee will remain the same as the previous Single Accreditation fee of $7,000 (plus travel auditor expenses).
- For any combination of two (2) accreditation subsets, the Accreditation fee will remain the same as the previous Dual Accreditation fee of $9,400 (plus travel auditor expenses).
- The one exception to the above is that for any company that is Accredited for both Disassembly and Demolition, the Accreditation fee will remain $7,000 because of the unique relationship between the aforementioned.
- For any combination of three (3) Accreditation subsets, the third subset will be assessed at a flat-cost of $975 added to $9,400 (with the exception to Disassembly & Demolition).
- When remitting payment, you will still have the option to pay the full amount upfront or a minimum of 50% before the initial audit, and the remaining 50% prior to the second audit.
- Certificate is valid for three (3) years.
- The initial accreditation period consists of a total of three (3) years.
- AFRA will contact you to schedule an on-site audit.
- It is not required for a disassembly to be witnessed during the initial audit.
- If the initial audit does not take place during a disassembly, one of the surveillance audits must coincide with a disassembly.
- Company must provide the auditor with the completed Quality Manual and Checklist relevant to the audit by two weeks prior.
- Accredited companies that are not currently AFRA members may join as a member with a discount of 50% off of the first year dues and a waived join fee.
- Company is responsible for travel expenses incurred for each audit.