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Halal Quality Control - HQC - We are international

We are international

We are proudly the one of very few Halal certification bodies based in Europe with nearly all international Halal accreditations

Halal Quality Control - HQC give you the know-how

We give you our know-how

We benefit our customers by providing them a top-level generic training service

Halal Quality Control - HQC have the experts and expertise

We have the experts and expertise

Our team consists of experts in the field of Islamic rules and law as well as food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, logistics and quality management systems

HQC understand the industry

We understand the industry

We are professionals, who know and understand your needs and provide the quality service you deserve

HQC save you time and money

We save you time and money

We respect your time and money thanks in particular to our highly qualified staff, our experience and to use of the latest software technology

HQC speak your language

We speak your language

We are an international and diverse team, that speaks English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Turkish and Arabic

Halal Quality Control - HQC HQC are close to you

We are close to you

Besides our home market Europe, we operate in different locations around the world, and thus we are always close to you

Halal Quality Control - HQC understand the value of time

We understand the value of time

Our vast knowledge and experience help in providing quick and hassle-free service so that you can operate successfully in the market

ABOUT US - HQC - Halal


Halal Quality Control - HQC is an international accredited Halal certification body and has been ranked as one of the first trustworthy accredited Halal certification bodies established in Europe

We use our knowledge and expertise and work diligently and with enthusiasm to ensure that Muslim consumers get 100% authentic Halal products. By doing so, we facilitate product access to markets and we generate satisfaction and confidence among Muslim consumers, customers and public

Halal Quality Control was established in 1983 and has been involved in Halal product certification ever since. In the 1980s, meat was an important product and in that time it was a requirement to obtain a Halal certificate if it is exported to certain countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates and to a number of other countries. Our company is for historical reasons, therefore, also affiliated with governments and is recognized for this

Our team of highly qualified and experienced professionals who understand your process and your needs are our most important asset, which brings valuable benefits and generates added value for our customers

To become the pioneers and Europe’s most trusted partner in Halal certification, while maintaining compliance to all Halal requirements and exceeding Muslim consumers’ expectations


Halal Quality Control - HQC is an international leading and accredited Halal certification body, which ranks among the most trustable Halal certification bodies in Europe. Our certificates are accepted in more than 53 Islamic countries. HQC is officially recognized by the following authorities and institutions: MUI – Indonesia, JAKIM – Malaysia, EIAC/ESMA – UAE, SFDA Saudi Arabia and much more Click here to see the full list


In Halal Quality Control - HQC

We are proud of our achievements


Branches Around The World


Working Field and Expertise


Arab and Islamic Countries Recognize our Certificate


Years of Experience, Since 1983



Although Novozymes has only worked with HQC for a few years, we are very satisfied with the cooperation. HQC is professional and structured to work with and always provides quick, precise responses to our requests. HQC is also good at translating various national Halal standards into operational requirements that can be understood and implemented in Novozymes plants.

Jes Knudsen

Novozymes Global Halal Coordinator
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Benefits of HQC Halal certification:

  • No application fees.
  • Efficient and professional.
  • Replies made within three business days.
  • Over 35 years of experience, since 1983.
  • Complete confidentiality is met at all times.
  • Certificates accessible on the HQC website.
  • 6 branches around the world.
  • Certification endorsed by MUI/Indonesia, JAKIM/Malaysia, and Gulf countries/GSO.
  • Recognized internationally in all important markets and particularly in Arab and Islamic countries.

Application Form

Application Form



Contact Formation

Contact Formation

Documentary audit

Documentary audit

On-site Audit

On-site Audit





Certification compliance

  • ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services
  • ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines for auditing management systems
  • MUI HAS 23000: Requirements for Halal Certification Bodies
  • MS 1900:2014: Shariah Based Quality Management System
  • GSO 2055-2: General Requirements for Halal Certification Bodies
  • OIC/SMIIC 2:2019 Conformity Assessment – Requirements for Bodies Providing Halal Certification

Halal Slaughtering and Meat Processing

  • HAS 23103: HAS Criteria on Slaughterhouses
  • MS 1500:2009: Halal Food Production, Handling, and Storage
  • GSO 713:1997: Hygienic regulations for poultry processing abattoirs and their personnel
  • SMIIC 1:2011
  • HAS: Halal Assurance System (management system for Halal approved locations)

Halal Production (Materials and Others)

  • HAS 23201: Halal Foods Requirements
  • HAS 23101: Fulfillment Requirements in the Processing Industry
  • MS 1500:2009: Halal Food Production, Handling and Storage
  • MS 2424:2012: General Guidelines on Halal Pharmaceuticals
  • MS 2200-1:2008: Islamic Consumer Goods: Cosmetics and Personal Care
  • MS 2200-2:2013: Islamic Consumer Goods: Usage of animal bone, skin and hair
  • GSO 2055 -1:2015: Halal Food: General Requirements
  • UAE.S 2055-1:2016: Halal Food: General Requirements
  • HAS: Halal Assurance System (management system for Halal approved locations)
  • OIC SMIIC 4:2018: Halal Cosmetics General Requirements

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