Secretariat Report

IAF Membership

 

The number of IAF members now totals 109, with 82 Accreditation Body Members, 21 Association Members, and 6 Regional Accreditation Group Members. A list of current Members is available on the IAF website.

 

IAF MLA Signatories

 

The IAF Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) currently has 72 signatories representing 65 economies, and 5 Regional Accreditation Group signatories. Total signatories for individual scopes are as follows:

 

Main scope:

 

  • Management Systems ISO/IEC 17021-1: 66 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Product ISO/IEC 17065: 62 Accreditation Bodies and 3 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Persons ISO/IEC 17024: 33 Accreditation Bodies and 2 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Validation and Verification ISO 14065: 27 Accreditation Bodies and 2 Regional Accreditation Groups

 

Sub Scope Level 4:

 

  • GLOBALG.A.P. IFA General Regulations: 30 Accreditation Bodies and 3 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/TS 22003: 54 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC 27006: 37 Accreditation Bodies and 3 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC TS 17021-3: 65 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC TS 17021-2: 62 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 50003: 32 Accreditation Bodies and 2 Regional Accreditation Groups

 

Sub Scope Level 5:

 

  • ISO 9001: 65 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 14001: 62 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • GLOBALG.A.P. IFA CPCCs: 30 Accreditation Bodies and 3 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 22000: 54 Accreditation Bodies and 5 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC 27001: 37 Accreditation Bodies and 3 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • FAMI-QS Certification Scheme: 2 Accreditation Bodies and 1 Regional Accreditation Group
  • ISO 13485: 30 Accreditation Bodies and 2 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 50001: 32 Accreditation Bodies and 2 Regional Accreditation Groups
  • IPC-PL-11-006: 1 Accreditation Body and 1 Regional Accreditation Group

 

The scopes that each Accreditation Body or Regional Accreditation Group Member is a signatory for can be viewed on their individual pages on the IAF website.

 

IAF Meetings

 

The 2018 Joint IAF-ILAC Annual Meetings were held from 22 to 31 October in Singapore and included meetings of the IAF Board, Executive Committee, Technical Committee, MLA Management Committee, User Advisory Committee, Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee, and a number of Task Forces and Working Groups. An IAF General Assembly and IAF-ILAC Joint General Assembly were also held. A list of resolutions is available on the Meetings page of the IAF website.

 

The 2019 Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-Term meetings will be held in Mexico City, 04-11 April 2019.

 

The 2019 Joint IAF-ILAC Annual meetings will be held in Frankfurt, Germany, 21-30 October 2019.

 

The 2020 Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-Term meetings will be held in Beijing, China during the first two weeks in April.

 

The 2020 Joint IAF-ILAC Annual meetings will be held in Montreal, Canada during the last two weeks of October.

 

Social Media

 

Follow IAF on Twitter and LinkedIn for information on publications, promotional materials, member news, liaison activities, events, and meetings. You can also subscribe to the joint IAF-ILAC YouTube channel for promotional videos in a variety of languages.

 

 

 

The IAF Secretariat wishes all a happy New Year!