NABCB office will remain closed and all onsite assessments are suspended till 14 April 2020.
Policy and Objectives
National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies will provide service to the satisfaction of its customers in accordance with the national and international norms. It is committed to provide equal opportunity to all the applicants with highest regard to transparency, integrity, and confidentiality.
The Board has decided to provide accreditation services to certification / Inspection Bodies established as legal entities within the SAARC nations. However relevant locations of the certification / inspection body in other countries may be included in the accreditation process.
The Board will strive for the international recognition of its accreditation schemes through international and regional forums like IAF, PAC etc. and through bilateral and multilateral mutual recognition arrangements.
The above said policy is pursued by complying to the ISO/IEC 17011 “Conformity assessment — General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies” and other relevant international/national standards and IAF Guidance Documents.
The Objectives of NABCB are :
To be equally accessible to all the certification body applicants who wish to be accredited to the criteria of the Board within its scope and capability, within the geographical limitations decided by the Board
To upgrade criteria of accreditation in line with international improvements and to foster improvement in the quality of certification process with the support of certification bodies.
To be impartial in its decision on criteria and process of accreditation.
To seek mutual recognition of the accreditation schemes internationally.
To be independent of any undue influence of any stakeholder and to conduct its business professionally.