FA 2007, Application for ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation

FA 2020, NFPA 790 Application


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).

Accreditation Requirements

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 2357, Accreditation Requirements: NFPA 790 Field Evaluation Bodies

Companion to MA 2100, AR 2357 establishes policies for and describes the accreditation process for NFPA 790 field evaluation bodies.

Supplemental Accreditation Requirements

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

SR 2408, Supplemental Accreditation Requirements: ISO 14034 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

Technical Accreditation Requirements

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

Administrative Process Rules

PR 1018, Policy on Use of ANAB Accreditation Symbols and Claims of Accreditation Status

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.

Guidance Documents

Scopes of Accreditation

PR 2361, Preparing a Draft Scope of Accreditation for ISO/IEC 17020 Inspection Bodies

To assist in drafting scopes of accreditation and to clarify ILAC guidance documents and ANAB requirements, while helping standardize formats across the range of potential ISO/IEC 17020 accredited tests.

FM 2857, ISO/IEC 17020 Inspection Scope Template (contact ANAB)

Other Documents

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

CL 2904.02, ISO/IEC 17020 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA (contact ANAB) — RETIRED

Change Notifications

FM 2830, Client Notification