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NIST HANDBOOK 150-25 2009 Edition National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program BIOMETRICS TESTING



Bradley W. Moore, Michaela Iorga


NIST Handbook 150-25 presents technical requirements and guidance for the accreditation of laboratories under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Biometrics program. It is intended for information and use by accredited laboratories, laboratories seeking accreditation, laboratory accreditation systems, users of laboratory services, and others needing information on the requirements for accreditation under this program. The 2009 edition of NIST Handbook 150-25 incorporates newest editions of ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, and NIST Handbook 150, NVLAP Procedures and General Requirements. The requirements of NIST Handbook 150, the interpretations and specific requirements in NIST Handbook 150-25, and the requirements in the program-specific checklist must be combined to produce the criteria for accreditation in the NVLAP Biometrics program.
Handbook (NIST HB) - 150 - 25
Report Number
150 - 25


accreditation, on-site assessment, biometrics, laboratory, management system, NVLAP, proficiency testing, testing


Moore, B. and Iorga, M. (2009), NIST HANDBOOK 150-25 2009 Edition National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program BIOMETRICS TESTING, Handbook (NIST HB), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 25, 2024)


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Created July 23, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017