The IAF MLA Mark can be used by accreditation bodies to demonstrate their status as a signatory to the IAF MLA. Certification and validation/verification bodies accredited by IAF MLA signatories can also use the IAF MLA Mark in combination with the accreditation symbol on their certificates or statements.
Businesses seeking certification or validation/verification will be able to see at a glance if the certification or validation/verification body issuing the certificate or statement is accredited by an IAF MLA signatory. The certification or validation/verification body must include an indication as to which activity the accreditation is related.
Use of the MLA Mark by accreditation bodies and conformity assessment bodies is not mandatory and therefore certificates and statements, from accredited conformity assessment bodies, may be seen with or without the MLA Mark.