Who can Apply?
The SAC accreditation schemes are open to all conformity assessment bodies (CABs) such as laboratories, inspection and certification bodies.
How to Get Accredited?
It can take between three to six months for organisations to obtain their SAC accreditation. This is dependent on a number of factors, such as the degree of the organisation’s compliance with requirements, the complexity of scope of accreditation and the availability of witnessing and clearance of incidences of non-conformance highlighted during the assessment. The SAC application process covers:
1. Basic Requirements
To apply for SAC accreditation, a CAB must first provide evidence of fulfilling the base requirements outlined in the relevant standards. ISO/IEC 17020, 17021, 17024, 17025, 17043, 17065 and ISO 15189. It must also be a registered legal entity. SAC documents pertaining to the different schemes can be accessed here.
2. Access to Application Form
Upon fulfilling the basic requirements, the CAB can apply online through the SACINET website.
3. Application Submission
Once the application is completed with the documents submission and fee payment, the accreditation process proceed as shown below:
Please ensure you have read SAC’s Terms & Conditions and Fee Schedule before application.
Please click the links below for the Terms and Conditions for different schemes:
Please click the links below for the fee schedule for different schemes: