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International Halal Accreditation & Recognition

Through global accreditations and recognitions, AHF halal certification enables access for your company and its product to key markets globally.


World Halal Food Council (WHFC) logoWorld Halal Food Council (WHFC)

Global Halal Certifiers’ Council

World Halal Food Council (WHFC) is an international entity whose mission is to establish unity and strengthen organization between international halal certification agencies. WHFC strives to achieve a worldwide halal standard to adhere to Islamic law by establishing mutual recognition for all members.

World Halal Food Council (WHFC) logoThe Assessment Institute for Food, Drug and Cosmetic, The Indonesian Council of Ulama (LPPOM MUI)

Leading Religious Authority of the Republic of Indonesia
Jakarta Indonesia
The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) is Indonesia’s top Muslim clerical body. The division responsible for Halal affairs is formally known The Assessment Institute for Food, Drug and Cosmetic (LPPOM MUI). LPPOM MUI is responsible for fatwas regarding halal in the Republic of Indonesia.

The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia logoThe Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM)

The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) is a Malaysian Federal agency under the authority of the Prime Minister’s Department. The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) is responsible for Islamic affairs in Malaysia. Furthermore, the department is responsible for halal standards development, legislation development pertinent to Halal certification, and international multilateral halal programs.

Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS)

The Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura also known as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore is a statutory board in Singapore. As a majlis, its role is to look after the administration and interests of Singapore’s Muslim community. The council presides as a regulatory authority on all halal affairs in Singapore.


Head Certification and Accreditation Authority in the Republic of Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey
GIMDES is the lead certification and accreditation authority of the Republic of Turkey responsible for domestic halal certification, international recognition, and promotion of halal globally.

Association of American Halal Certifiers (AAHC) logoAssociation of American Halal Certifiers (AAHC)

Lead American Council of Halal Certifiers
Bolingbrook, Illinois
AAHC is a not-for-profit, and non-governmental organization (NGO), established to develop American and International Halal institutions that deal with Halal issues such as education, training, research, regulatory procedures, documentation, legalization, translation, accreditation, and standardization.

Muslim Judicial Council logoMuslim Judicial Council

The Muslim Judicial Council is the most representative and influential Muslim religious organization in the Western Cape, recognized locally, nationally and internationally for the religious, cultural and organizational roles it plays in South Africa.

The Central Islamic Council of Thailand (CICOT) logoThe Central Islamic Council of Thailand (CICOT)


The Central Islamic Council of Thailand (CICOT) is the authorized authority for national halal affairs under the His Majesty the King of Thailand. CICOT oversees halal standardization, international recognitions, and institutional advisement to the Thai government.

Federal Halal Authority of the Republic of IndonesiaHalal Product Assurance Organizing Body (BPJPH)

Federal Halal Authority of the Republic of Indonesia
Jakarta Indonesia
The Halal Product Assurance Organizing Body (BPJPH) is the governmental body under Indonesia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs, established in October 2017 charged with halal affairs. It was formed to implement the mandate of the 2014 Halal Products Assurance Law requiring wide-spread implementation of halal certification. BPJPH collaborates with MUI, and other bodies to implement its mandate. BPJPH is now the primary authority in recognizing Foreign Halal Certification Bodies (FHCB).
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