ISO/IEC 17043 Transition

ISO/IEC 17043:2023 transition arrangements


Further information and resources to help customers and applicant bodies transition to ISO/IEC 17043:2023


ISO/IEC 17043:2023 Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing has now been published (9th May 2023). The International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) has agreed that there shall be a three-year transition period; by the end of this period providers accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010 worldwide must have been assessed and accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2023.

UKAS published a Technical Bulletin on 10 May 2023 outlining key updates to the standard.

A further Technical Bulletin, published 12 June 2023, provides additional information on the UKAS transition process and overall timelines for the transition.

Download the ‘assessment readiness’ gap analysis proforma (to be completed and returned to UKAS at least 1 month prior to the assessment).