FA 2007, Application for ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation


MA 2100, Accreditation Manual for Laboratory-Related Activities

Explains the operational activities and responsibilities of ANAB and its customers (excluding forensics and management systems certification bodies).


AR 2252, ISO/IEC 17020 Inspection Bodies

Defines accreditation requirements for ISO/IEC 17020 inspection bodies (non-forensic). To be used in conjunction with MA 2100 (see Manuals above). Additional supplemental program-specific documents may apply.

AR 2201, Control and Use of Accreditation Symbol

Defines mandatory requirements for control and use of the ANAB accreditation symbol, and applies to all organizations accredited by ANAB.

SR 2405, Supplemental Accreditation Requirements: EMC and Telecom/Radio Equipment Inspection Bodies Seeking Notified Body Status

SR 2408, Supplemental Accreditation Requirements: ETV Accreditation Program

Defines requirements for accreditation of inspection/verification bodies conducting environmental technology verification.

SR 2411, Supplemental Accreditation Requirements: New York City Special Inspection Agency Accreditation Program

TR 2502, Technical Accreditation Requirements: Inspection Program for Verification of Resistance Rating for Fire Doors and Frames


PR 2301, Accreditation Status

Applies to all customers and provides definitions and specific administrative process for accreditation statuses.

PR 2303, Assessment Activities

The assessment process determines the customer’s compliance with the requirements of the relevant accreditation standards, ANAB accreditation requirements, and any supplemental requirements, and the technical competence to the scope of accreditation. Various activities are used, both on-site and remotely, to evaluate conformance. Assessment activities include all locations where key activities of the customer are performed.

PR 2305, Delays Caused by the Customer

Defines the process when, for whatever reason, a customer delays the accreditation process during the application or assessment stage, and applies to all applicant and accredited customers.

PR 2307, Multi-Site Accreditation

Defines ANAB's process to determine, apply, manage, and accredit multiple-facility organizations (main, satellite, and temporary), mobile, and on-site conformity assessment services of the customer.

PR 2308, Transfer of Accreditation

Defines ANAB's process when an accredited customer seeks to transfer accreditation to ANAB.

PR 2310, Fees and Travel

Defines assessment fees ANAB charges customers and the required travel requirements for ANAB assessors and technical experts.

PR 6000, Appeals and Complaints

Applies to all customers and stakeholders and provides administrative process rules for appeals and complaints.






CL 2904.01, ISO/IEC 17020 General Accreditation Requirements Checklist (contact ANAB)

CL 2904.02, ISO/IEC 17020 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA1, SDR, SDA (contact ANAB)

CL 2904.03, ISO/IEC 17020 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA2 (contact ANAB)


FM 2830, Client Notification