IAF is the abbreviation of the International Accreditation Forum. It is a multilateral cooperation organization with the participation of relevant national accreditation bodies. It was established in January 1993 and has more than 30 members. The China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) is One of its member units, China is also one of the 17 sponsors. Its main objective is to coordinate national certification systems and to ensure effective international mutual recognition by harmonizing the auditor qualification requirements, training guidelines and quality system certification body assessment and certification procedures in each member country. It includes two major organizations in the world, namely the European Accreditation Organization (EAC) and the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC).
|Certificate Type||Services Certificates|
|Period||2019-04-01 / 2020-03-31|
|Certification bodies||International Accreditation Forum|