You'll receive a notification. It is important to prevent Conformity Assessment Bodies from shopping around for accreditation certificates, thus creating a “market for accreditation” leading to the commercialization of accreditation which jeopardizes the added value and role of accreditation as a public authority activity and last level of control in the conformity assessment chain. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. [email protected] Please read this page if you have problems to login. You should contact your National Accreditation Body to apply for accreditation. 7.1(b)], the NAB has not received a positive outcome in the peer evaluation in relation to the conformity assessment activity for which accreditation is requested [Article 7.1(c)]. A Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) is a company responsible for carrying out audits or conformity assessments for Trust Service Providers (TSPs). Most conformity assessment bodies in the UK will automatically have their status converted under the new UK framework. at national level, with a recognized mandate from the government, with complete independence and impartiality, with full accountability towards all interested parties, with no single interest or group of interests predominating, as a non-profit-distributing service activity, there is no National Accreditation Body in its own Member State [Art. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Accreditation determines the technical competence, integrity and impartiality of organizations providing conformity assessment services such as testing, calibration, certification, and inspection based on international standards. EA currently has 50 Members. When they are accredited, Conformity Assessment Bodies can benefit from: Accreditation is an effective tool. They are: The government is setting up a new domestic UK database to replace the EU’s NANDO database. EA encourages the use of its publications and communications materials. For current information, read: What is accreditation? EA assesses it Accreditation Body Members for them to become or remain a signatory to the EA MLA. If misuse is detected, EA is entitled to and will take appropriate action up to and including legal action. 7.1(a)], the National Accreditation Body does not offer the requested accreditation service [Art. Is there any email address available for receiving information about actual state of accredidation certificate issued by accreditation body? All complaints must be addressed in writing in English to the EA Secretariat by email (. ) We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. It will continue to provide accreditation of other types of assessment bodies (such as test houses and laboratories) against recognised international standards. Who has verified this information? Rules for use of the EA logo are set out in. EA-1/17 S3 A: EA Procedure For the investigation and Resolution of Complaints and Appeals. You do not need to take any action to be transferred under this arrangement. 7.1(a)], the NAB does not offer the requested accreditation service [Art. How can I lodge a complaint against a National Accreditation Body? Dear Igor, how can I contact you by email or phone? Can EA accredit my laboratory / certification / inspection / verification body? UK-based notified bodies who become approved bodies will keep the same 4-digit identification number as they have now. EA National Accreditation Body (NAB) Members develop training programs.