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About IAF


The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is a worldwide association of accreditation bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, processes, services, personnel, validation and verification and other similar programmes of conformity assessment.


Our primary function is to develop a single worldwide program of conformity assessment which reduces risk for businesses and their customers by assuring them that accredited certificates and validation and verification statements may be relied upon.

Accreditation Bodies
Association Members
Regional Accreditation Groups


Recognised Regional Accreditation Groups

Accreditation Body MLA Signatories

United States of America




Name Category Issued on Application from
IAF ID14:2022 Guidance on the Determination of Audit Time for Integrated Audit of Multi-Site Management Systems
Informative Documents (ID Series)
25 May 2022
25 May 2022
IAF PR 7:2022 Requirements for Producing IAF Mandatory Documents on Transitions
Procedure Documents (PR Series)
19 May 2022
19 May 2022
IAF MD 4:2022 IAF Mandatory Document for the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Auditing/Assessment Purposes
Mandatory Documents (MD Series)
01 Feb 2022
04 Jul 2019
IAF MD 9:2022 Application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 in the Field of Medical Device Quality Management Systems (ISO 13485)
Mandatory Documents (MD Series)
01 Feb 2022
01 Feb 2023
IAF MD21:2022 Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007
Mandatory Documents (MD Series)
01 Feb 2022
01 Mar 2018
Promotional Documents
13 Jan 2022
13 Jan 2022

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