Subjects accreditation


  • conformity assessment bodies;
  • testing, calibration and verification laboratories (centers);
  • legal entities carrying out metrological certification of measurement techniques.
  • The results of conformity assessment of the subjects to accreditation are recognized in the whole territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
    In accordance with the Law of RK On Accreditation in the Field of Conformity Assessment (hereinafter - the Law), foreign organizations and their branches and representative offices engaged in conformity assessment activities in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan are subject to accreditation so that the results of their activities are recognized. 
  1. use the accreditation symbol;
  2. address to the accreditation body with the application to extend or reduce the scope of accreditation, to recall, to return the accreditation certificate and terminate the operation of accreditation certificate;
  3. appeal to the accreditation body against its employees’ actions;
  4. go to the court for disputes on accreditation
  1. comply with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and requirements of normative documents against which they are being accredited;
  2. operate within the scope of accreditation;
  3. refer to the accreditation certificate within the scope of accreditation;
  4. notify the accreditation body of termination of activities in the approved scope of accreditation or of upcoming liquidation;
  5. eliminate the identified nonconformities to criteria of accreditation at term established by the decision of the accreditation body;
  6. provide entities engaged in inspection with access to premises, equipment, information, and provide other necessary assistance;
  7. participate in the comparative testing and comparisons of the results on testing and calibration of measuring instruments;
  8. in case of termination or recall of the accreditation certificate to return the accreditation certificate within the legal terms;
  9. in case of recall, termination, cancellation, suspension or withdrawal of the accreditation certificate to terminate the reference to accreditation.
  1. Conformity assessment bodies shall be independent of manufacturers (renderer) of products (services), suppliers or consumers of products (services).
  2. The branches of conformity assessment bodies shall be accredited at the request of legal entity in accordance with the Law.
  3. Conformity assessment bodies shall not be entitled to provide consulting services that affect the impartiality and objectivity of the conformity assessment process.
The scope of accreditation of branches of conformity assessment bodies shall be approved separately.
  1. Testing, verification, calibration laboratories (centers) and legal entities carrying out metrological certification of measurement techniques shall perform their activities in accordance with the Law, the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on technical regulation and ensuring the uniformity of measurements.
  2. Verification laboratories (centers) shall be independent of manufacturers (renderers) of products (services), suppliers and consumers of products (services).
  3. Testing, verification, calibration laboratories (centers) shall ensure the traceability of measurements by obtaining the unit sizes from the public unit standards in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on ensuring the uniformity of measurements, in case of its absence - from the national unit standards of other countries.

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