INAB Documents

INAB issues requirement, policy and guidance documents for all accreditation schemes. Additionally, the international organisations – European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Cooperation (ILAC) issue mandatory and guidance documents directly applicable.

Title Doc. No. Issue Date
Assessor contract template (0.54 Mb)
C-Assessors S-A 8/6/2020 
Terms and Conditions for Engagement of Assessors (0.72 Mb)
C-Assessor-T&C 8/7/2020 
Title Doc. No. Issue Date
INAB Fees Schedule (0.65 Mb)
FeeSched-1 1/3/2021 

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1/3/2021 
Title Doc. No. Issue Date
Classification - Construction Material Testing (31.44 Kb)
ST4CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Heat,Temperature & Humidity (23.21 Kb)
ST10CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Acoustic & Vibration Testing (14.85 Kb)
ST1CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Biological & Veterinary Testing (30.57 Kb)
ST2CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Certification of Persons - Notified Body (14.05 Kb)
ST24CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Certification of Persons Bodies (18.45 Kb)
ST13CRM 25/3/2021 
Classification - Chemical Testing (24.53 Kb)
ST3CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Electrical Testing (21.44 Kb)
ST17CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Forensic Science (23.6 Kb)
ST14CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Inspection - Notified Body (13.62 Kb)
ST20CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Inspection Bodies (23.29 Kb)
ST9CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Laboratory - Notified Body (14.57 Kb)
ST22CRM 1/10/2019 
Classification - Management Systems Certification - Notified Body (13.55 Kb)
ST21CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Management Systems Certification Bodies (34.1 Kb)
ST7CRM 26/5/2020 
Classification - Mechanical Testing (28.17 Kb)
ST5CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Medical Testing (75.55 Kb)
ST6CRM 1/9/2020 
Classification - Metrology Calibration (24.52 Kb)
ST8CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - NDT Testing (14.3 Kb)
ST18CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Optical Testing (20.15 Kb)
ST16CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Product Certification - Notified Body (13.48 Kb)
ST23CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Product Certification Classification (19.85 Kb)
ST12CRM 7/1/2021 
Classification - Radiometry Testing (13.66 Kb)
ST19CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Reference Materials Producers (24.46 Kb)
ST15CRM 30/9/2019 
Classification - Verification GHG Body (22.11 Kb)
ST11CRM 30/9/2019 
Guidance Note on Consultant Contracts for ISO 15189 laboratories and assessors (148.73 Kb)
GD01 31/5/2018 
Guidance on How do I apply for a Flexible Scope? (0.54 Mb)
CRM-FS-20 20/11/2020 
Guidance on New Applicants applying for Accreditation via the CRM (0.8 Mb)
CRM-FS-24 31/1/2020 
Guidance on the establishment of CABs in Ireland for the purposes of accreditation (0.54 Mb)
GD03 30/9/2019 
Guide to INAB Assessment Procedures (0.94 Mb)
P7 1/11/2020 
INAB Customer Charter (0.91 Mb)
GD06 3/6/2020 
INAB GLP Compliance Monitoring Programme (0.89 Mb)
GLP Manual 31/3/2020 
INAB Guidance on assessment planning (0.61 Mb)
GD04 7/1/2021 
INAB Notice on Accreditation to ISO14065 (0.64 Mb)
GD05 28/2/2019 
Interpreting INAB Scopes of Accreditation (0.73 Mb)
CRM FS-14 7/1/2021 
IS21 Guidelines for Assessors using ShareFile (272.59 Kb)
IS21 31/12/2015 
Register of PT Providers (159.77 Kb)
R-PT 31/12/2016 
Title Doc. No. Issue Date
Accreditation for SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) testing (0.63 Mb)
NF27 15/1/2021 
Accreditation of Clinical Audiology Services to ISO 15189 (0.86 Mb)
NF25 1/4/2020 
Brexit and British standards for construction materials testing (0.61 Mb)
NF34 1/1/2021 
CAB Bulletin May 2020 (0.85 Mb)
NF28 22/5/2020 
Expected Outcomes for Accredited Certification to ISO 14001 (99.06 Kb)
Expected Outcomes for Accredited Certification to ISO 14001 8/1/2009 
Expected Outcomes for Accredited Certification to ISO 9001 (98.06 Kb)
IAF-ISO Communique Expected Outcomes ISO 9001 8/1/2009 
Frequency of review of Measurement Uncertainty for ISO 15189 (65.94 Kb)
Frequency of review of Measurement Uncertainty for ISO 15189 27/4/2015 
IAF MD23 (473.28 Kb)
NF19 3/7/2019 
Implementation plan for ISO/IEC TS 17021-10:2018 (171.02 Kb)
NF17 20/6/2019 
Notification of INAB Scopes of Accreditation and End of Waste Regulations (87.87 Kb)
Notification of INAB Scopes of Accreditation and End of Waste Regulations 1/6/2013 
Notification on Accreditation Queries Functionality in CRM (228.4 Kb)
NF26 2/4/2020 
Notification on Blood Culture - Final - October 2017 (353.14 Kb)
Notification on blood culture samples issue - Final - October 2014 2/10/2017 
Notification on Implementation of EA-2/17 M:2020 (1.89 Mb)
NF31 11/2/2021 
Notification on the implementation of ILAC P15:05/2020 (499.04 Kb)
NF32 29/3/2021 
Notification on Transition Planning ISO 26006 Amd 2020 (0.63 Mb)
NF33 7/4/2021 
Notification Policy on Witnessing Activities and Scope Management for CBs and VBs (88.39 Kb)
Policy on Witnessing Activities & Scope Management for CBs & VBs 17/12/2013 
Notification to INAB Applicant and Accredited Cetification Bodies on Regulation 333/2011 (40.22 Kb)
Notification to Applicant and Accredited Certification Bodies on Reg 333/2011 3/10/2011 
Notification: Change to Procedure - Not Receiving Evidence for Minor Non Conformities (247.7 Kb)
Notification: Change to Procedure - Not Receiving Evidence for Minor Non Conformities 21/6/2018 
Press Release Joint Communique ISO 15189 (16.77 Kb)
ISO ILAC IAF Press Release Joint Communique on ISO 15189 5/11/2009 
Quick guide on the INAB approach to remote assessments (0.53 Mb)
NF23 7/1/2021 
Transition Arrangements for ISO/IEC 27006: 2015 (95.05 Kb)
NF12 1/12/2015 
Transition arrangements for PSA 74:2019 (493.43 Kb)
NF22 24/2/2020 
Transition plan for ISO 22000:2018 (339.23 Kb)
NF18 20/6/2019 
Transition Plan to ISO/IEC 17034:2016 (379.8 Kb)
NF15 16/2/2018 
Transition to ISO 17021-1 2015 (247.56 Kb)
Transition to ISO 17021-1-2015 1/3/2016 
Transition to ISO 50003:2014 (98.56 Kb)
Transition to ISO 50003:2014 2/3/2015 
Title Doc. No. Issue Date
Impartiality Policy (0.55 Mb)
PS26 31/1/2020 
Accreditation of Reference Material Producers (0.58 Mb)
PS21 31/8/2018 
Assessment and accreditation of Opinions and Interpretations using ISO 17025:2017 (0.68 Mb)
PS28 31/1/2019 
Code of Conduct for Assessment Visits (0.81 Mb)
PS8 7/1/2021 
Evaluation of Conformity Assessment Schemes (188.65 Kb)
PS18 31/5/2018 
Flexible Scope of Accreditation for ISO 17025 and ISO 15189 Testing Laboratories (0.74 Mb)
PS11 8/1/2021 
Guide to Method Validation for Quantitative Analysis in Chemical Testing Laboratories (17025) (0.65 Mb)
PS15 31/3/2019 
INAB Policy on Annual Reporting and Cross Frontier Accreditation (0.65 Mb)
PS7 31/10/2019 
INAB Policy Statement on Mechanisms of Feedback to INAB (185.84 Kb)
PS25 30/4/2020 
INAB Policy Statement on Scope Format for Calibration Laboratories (0.77 Mb)
PS27 28/6/2018 
Minimum Verification Requirements for ISO 17025 and ISO 15189 Testing Laboratories (124.73 Kb)
PS24 29/2/2016 
Policy for accreditation of Point of Care testing (POCT) (0.54 Mb)
PS31 30/4/2020 
Policy for accredited organisations undertaking work in an area which is regulated by legislation (0.5 Mb)
PS12 31/10/2018 
Policy for the accreditation of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques (0.54 Mb)
PS29 31/10/2019 
Policy on assessment of quality system documentation and data in an electronic environment (0.63 Mb)
PS14 8/7/2020 
Policy on laboratory refurbishments/renovations, the movement of accredited testing equipment, and new laboratory equipment (ISO17025 & ISO15189) (0.56 Mb)
PS32 23/12/2020 
Policy on legal entities (0.53 Mb)
PS30 14/7/2020 
Policy on Performance Reports (128.77 Kb)
PS4 31/3/2017 
Policy on Proficiency Testing (0.63 Mb)
PS1 31/10/2018 
Policy on the Accreditation and Assessment of Multisite Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) (0.73 Mb)
PS19 14/7/2020 
Policy on the Laboratory Testing for Group 3 Organisms (0.63 Mb)
PS3 7/1/2021 
Policy on the Provision of Accredited Testing and and Calibration in INAB Accredited Laboratories (357.75 Kb)
PS23 31/5/2019 
Policy on Traceablity of Measurement (0.72 Mb)
PS5 8/7/2020 
Policy on Unannounced Visits to INAB Accredited Organisations (0.54 Mb)
PS6 31/10/2019 
Policy on Witnessing Activities and Scope Management for Certification and Verification Bodies (0.54 Mb)
PS22 30/4/2019 
Policy Statement on Scope Format for Testing Laboratories accredited to ISO 17025 (0.62 Mb)
PS34 8/7/2020 
Principles for the Assessment and Accreditation of Sampling Methods (0.61 Mb)
PS17 31/10/2018 
Submission of Documentation in advance of an INAB assessment visit (0.67 Mb)
PS10 8/1/2021