The ISO logo is a registered trademark which cannot be used by anyone outside of ISO, unless it is authorized. If you wish to use the logo to demonstrate certification, you need to contact the certification body that issued the certificate.
No. An ISO certification only certifies standards; it has got nothing to do with permits and licenses. This means, even though you might have an ISO certification, you still need government and authority permits and licenses to work your business.
ISO offers great credibility in the market and enhances the reputation of your business. The government has now made it mandatory for all companies who are filing tenders for government work, to have an ISO certification.
No. But auditors conduct a surprise checks from time to time to see if your business standard and procedures meet the required ISO mark.
No. Not all ISO accreditations are valid. It is important for you to pick the right ones.
No, at the pre-audit stage you will not get a certificate. The auditor will only assess your business standard and procedures to make suggestions, so that you can work in the direction of making your company ISO complaint.