Enhanced Remote Audit

Taking Remote Audits to the next Level

Enhanced Remote Audit

Is a remote audit simply an audit via video conference? It shouldn’t be! The Enhanced Remote Audit (ERA) is a DQS-owned audit process that takes full advantage of cutting-edge technology to turn remote auditing into an immensely engaging interactive experience. The result: assurance and insights whenever and wherever you need them.

Standards & Schemes

DQS provides Enhanced Remote Audits for a growing number of standards and schemes. These include, but are not limited to, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001. Custom-built solutions are available for remote supplier audits and remote risk assessments.


  • Remote Auditing Process in accordance with IAF MD:4
  • Compliant with ISO 19011:2018
  • Suitable for audits of management systems, processes, products and services
  • Minimal prerequisites: all you need is a stable internet connection and a laptop with webcam

Benefits of Enhanced Remote Audits

  • No travel means no travel costs, no travel restrictions, no visa and no emissions of greenhouse gases
  • Applicable even in countries and regions with safety risks
  • Easier to document findings
  • Higher flexibility in planning
  • More focus and efficiency because of staged process
  • Experts from around the world can be involved
  • Multi-site operations can be audited jointly without unnecessary repetition
  • Delays between data collection and data analysis can be minimized

About us

Since 1985, DQS Group has been the trusted certification and assessment partner for quality-focused companies around the world – companies who are serious about organizational health and long-term success. With audits, assessments and certification, we help you achieve sustainable business success.

An enhanced remote audit is a structured process consisting of three or four stages


Take our online self-assessment, based on thirty years of auditing experience and receive an automated report highlighting strengths and weaknesses



Submit documentation and records for a structured review. Our infrastructure complies with the highest level of data protection and confidentiality.


Video-Assisted Assessment

Meet your personal auditor online for the video-assisted assessment. Includes a live site tour and interviews, inspired by the findings of the i-Assessment and the DocView-Stages.


On-Site Validation (optional)

A short and focused on-site audit to validate the findings of the previous stages.

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    As early as 2010, the DQS Group started its pioneering work on remote supplier audits. Today, we are a global leader in remote second- and third-party audits. With our Enhanced Remote Audit protocol, we foster quality, safety and sustainability across global supply chains.


    August-Schanz-Strasse 21, 60433, Frankfurt am Main / Germany


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