Establishing OQA Zertifizierungs-GmbH (Certification Ltd.) in 2007 – the sole partner is OQA Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft zur Förderung der Qualität (Austrian Workgroup for Promoting Quality). OQA Zertifizierungs-GmbH (Certification Ltd.) is in charge of the operational business relating to the granting of the Austria Quality Label in the accredited area.
On 23 March 2004 at a joint board meeting, all four organizations agree upon the following share ownership of Quality Austria as signed by the Presidents and duly notarized: OQS 59%, OVQ 30%, OQA 8% und AFQM 3%.
Accreditation in accordance with Austrian Accreditation Law BGBI No. 448/2004 of 26 November 2004 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Labor following ÖNORM EN 45011. OQA must undergo an annual monitoring audit and a triennial accreditation audit.