The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) provides third-party accreditation to testing and calibration laboratories. NVLAP's accreditation programs are established in response to Congressional mandates, administrative actions by the Federal Government, and requests from private-sector organizations and government agencies.
NVLAP operates an accreditation system that is compliant with ISO/IEC 17011, Conformity assessment — General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies, which requires that the competence of applicant laboratories be assessed by the accreditation body against all of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
EventsNVLAP Assessor Training Workshop - 2013
On September 24 through 26, 2013, NVLAP will host an assessor training workshop at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, MD. We have created a special webpage with information about this event, which will be updated as plans unfold. To register for the workshop, please click here.
100 Bureau Drive, M/S 2140
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2140
Web URL: www.nist.gov/nvlap/