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UKAS accreditation is granted to organisations who have demonstrated that they fully meet the requirements of relevant national and international standards.

Who seeks accreditation?

UKAS accredits testing laboratories, medical laboratories, calibration laboratories, certification bodies, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers, diagnostic imaging services, physiological services, medical reference measurement laboratories and notified bodies.

NOTE: There are differing requirements for applications for accreditation from organisations based outside the United Kingdom. Further information is available here.

UKAS assesses organisations to the following accreditation standards. The route to accreditation sets out the step-by-step process to gaining accreditation.

Application for accreditation

You can apply for accreditation using the UKAS online application forms. Please note the online application forms have recently been made available so are still in the Beta testing phase. Whilst we are in this test phase you have the option to download a Word version of the forms.To apply for accreditation please download and complete the relevant application form(s).

UKAS Agreement - please read, sign and submit this Agreement with the Word version of the application form.

To extend your accreditation scope, please complete the relevant extension to scope online application form or download a Word version of the forms. (NB: The extension to scope form is located towards the back of the application form.)

Please also refer to the UKAS Standard Terms of Business for a list of current fees. 

Not sure what to do and want to talk to someone? Please call 01784 429 020 or email apps@ukas.com. Alternatively, complete this short form to register your interest. 

To submit your application please download the relevant application form(s) and email to applications@ukas.com along with the UKAS Agreement and your supporting documents

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Useful Links:

  • Details of applicable standards can be obtained from UKAS and copies are available from BSI publications (Tel: 020 89969001)