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International Accreditation Japan

IAJapan is a government accreditation body established in NITE that meets international standards aiming to become the core accreditation body in Japan.

Announcement

IAJapan Contributes to Strengthening Reliability and Competitiveness of Japanese Products
for Overseas Markets
IAJapan Contributes to Strengthening Reliability and Competitiveness of Japanese Products for Overseas Markets (2013/10/24)
IAJapan gained IAF/MLA membership (2013/10/24)

IAJapan has signed the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) during IAF Plenary Meeting held in Seoul on October 24, 2013. The enforcement of this MLA is effective from September 20, 2013.
IAJapan Contributes to Strengthening Reliability and Competitiveness of Japanese Products for Overseas Markets  (2013/5/29)
IAJapan signed PAC/MLA (2013/5/29)

IAJapan has signed the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) during PAC Plenary Meeting held in Hawaii on May 22, 2013 (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).


What's New
2014/4/11 A promotional film "World Accreditation Day 2014" has been uploaded New!

World Accreditation Day 2014
June 9th 2014 will mark World Accreditation Day, a global initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation-related activities. A short promotional film titled World Accreditation Day Animation 2014 about how accreditation delivers confidence in everyday life is uploaded on the IAF and ILAC YouTube channel. Subtitles to the voice-over narration of the film are available in 25 different languages. Please click the "caption" button on the right corner of the YouTube screen to access subtitles.

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Outline
IAJapan (International Accreditation Japan) is a government accreditation body that was established following a comprehensive review of accreditation programs for testing and calibration laboratories operated at NITE, with the perception as the duty of the government accreditation body to respond to requests from industries, academies, and the government administrations.

Accreditation programs currently operated in IAJapan include JCSS (Japan Calibration Service System), JNLA (Japan National Laboratory Accreditation System), ASNITE (Accreditation System of NITE) and MLAP (Specified Measurement Laboratory Accreditation Program).

IAJapan aims at “One-Stop-Testing” through joining and maintaining of Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) of ILAC/APLAC for mutual acceptance of test/calibration results or characteristic values of Reference Materials, ultimately contribution to free trade around the world.
Accreditation System for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs)
One Stop Testing
Outline of ISO/IEC17025
Outline of ISO/IEC17011
ILAC/MRA and APLAC/MRA
IAF, PAC and MLA
Proficiency Testing
Accreditation Programs of IAJapan
IAJapan Accredited Facilities
Plans & Policies for Proficiency Testing
IAJapan Assessors' Work Rule [PDF/18KB]
FAQs

Contact Us
International Accreditation Japan
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation

2-49-10 Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0066 Japan
Tel:+81-3-3481-1946 Fax:+81-3-3481-1937
Mail:iajapan@nite.go.jp

We are accepting complaints/appeals. Please contact Quality Manager (Mail:iajapan-qm@nite.go.jp).
For the details of these processes, please click here.

Infomation on IAJapan's related bodies are available. Please contact Quality Manager (Mail: iajapan-qm@nite.go.jp)


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