MLA scope extensions for Management Systems Certification was recognized by IAF

 

On 29th of October, 2019, within the IAF & ILAC Joint General Assembly meeting, held in Frankfurt, Institute for accreditation of the Republic of North Macedonia, IARNM, as a member of IAF, was officially awarded with the signed IAF Multilateral Recognition Agreement for accreditation of management systems certification bodies (IAF MLA).

 

              IARNM is a signatory of:

IAF MLA

Main scopes

Product Certification - ISO/IEC 17065 - 26 Oct 2015
Management Systems Certification - ISO/IEC 17021-1

Sub scopes

Level 4

MS: ISO/IEC 17021-3 - 25 Jan 2019
MS: ISO/IEC 17021-2 - 25 Jan 2019

Level 5

MS: ISO 9001 (QMS) - 25 Jan 2019
MS: ISO 14001 (EMS) - 25 Jan 2019

 

As a result of the IARNM’s evaluation by the EA evaluation team (peer evaluation), IARNM, in 2018 IARNMextended the scope and signed the EA MLA for accreditation of management systems certification bodies. Without the need for an additional peer evaluation by IAF, as a consequence of being a signatory to the EA MLAthe MLA scope extension for accreditation of management systems certification bodies was recognized by IAF.

As a result of the signed IAF MLA, the accredited certification bodies by IARNM, has been recognized around the world.


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