International activity

Cooperation with EA

Співробітництво з IAFCooperation with IAF

Cooperation with ILAC


Current international status of NAAU 

Activities conducted by NAAU are widely recognized in the EU and the whole world. The National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine is a member of several regional and international organizations for accreditation.

NAAU is a category А member of the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA) and a signatory to the EA Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA) in such areas of accreditation as testing and calibration laboratories, medical laboratories, products, processes and services certification bodies, management systems certification bodies, personnel certification bodies and inspection bodies.

EA acknowledged that all activities of NAAU comply with the established regulatory requirements in the field of accreditation. Thus, NAAU performs activities recognized at the level of the European Union. NAAU recognition by ЕА

NAAU is a Full member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and a signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (ILAC MRA) in such areas of accreditation as testing, calibration, medical laboratories, as well as inspection bodies. NAAU recognition by ILAC

NAAU is a member of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and a signatory to the Multilateral Arrangement on Mutual Recognition (IAF MLA) in the areas of accreditation provided for bodies certifying products, persons as well as quality, environmental, food safety, information security, medical devices and energy management systems. NAAU recognition by IAF

Consequently, accreditation provided by NAAU in the above-mentioned areas is equivalent to accreditation that is provided by national accreditation bodies that are signatories to ILAC MRA and IAF MLA in more than 80 countries of the world.

NAAU strategic objectives in international activities

The further development and extension of cooperation with EA, ILAC and IAF, as well as with accreditation bodies of the European Union and the world, further work within the framework of this cooperation on mutual recognition of accreditation activities are in priority for NAAU.