I am an *** Branch of a Foreign entity doing business in ***, my foreign parent has taken iso certification. So by being the branch of this foreign entity do I have to apply for iso certification again in ***?
Please note that you have to verify the certification scope of the parent company to see if your branch is included in the scope (sometimes organizations include multiple locations in their ISMS scope, but in others do not). In case it is not included in the scope and you want the branch to be ISO 27001 certified, you need to go to the certification process for the branch unit.
This article will provide you a further explanation about ISMS scope: