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National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) provides third-party accreditation to testing and calibration laboratories in response to legislative actions or requests from government agencies or private-sector organizations. NVLAP-accredited laboratories are assessed against the management and technical requirements published in the International Standard, ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

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TRANSITION PERIOD FOR ISO/IEC 17025 EXTENDED

ILAC has extended the transition period for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from November 30, 2020 to June 1, 2021.  Further information is available at https://ilac.org/latest_ilac_news/transition-period-for-iso-iec-17025-extended/

At this time, all applications for NVLAP accreditation requiring an onsite assessment will continue to be assessed against the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. 

Please contact us at nvlap@nist.gov if you have any questions.