Applying for accreditation

All foreign applicants are informed that NAAU strictly follows its Cross Border Accreditation Policy and Cross Border Accreditation principles established by the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA), International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

Therefore, NAAU accepts applications from CABs whose head office function is not established in Ukraine only in cases where the economy, in which the CAB is established has no EA MLA or ILAC MRA/IAF MLA signatory accreditation body for the sought scope or the accreditation body is for some reason unable to process the application.

In all cases NAAU will inform the corresponding national accreditation body (NAB) of any activities which are to be conducted in the economy being under responsibility of the relevant foreign NAB.

NAAU Cross Border Accreditation Policy

EA-2/13 M:2012 EA Cross Border Accreditation Policy and Procedure for Cross Border Cooperation Between EA Members

ILAC G21:09/2012 Cross Frontier Accreditation – Principles for Cooperation

In case a foreign conformity assessment body (CAB) intends to apply for accreditation to the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU), the following information shall be submitted:

-     number of CAB employees involved in conformity assessment activities;

-     location of CAB HQ and any regional branches or remote sites;

-     draft accreditation scope covering applicable IAF codes, test methods, products, etc.