Accreditation Procedure

How does the accreditation procedure work?

From application and assessment to accreditation.
The accreditation procedure - step by step:

General information

  • Conformity assessment bodies, which are interested to be accredited by USAS or would like to learn about accreditation can send their question to the accreditation unit of USAS (
  • Information with regard to cost estimates, applicable standards, scopes covered by accreditation and other topics can be obtained
  • Cost-estimates (non- binding) requested in this phase will be provided free of charge

The USAS accreditation process has a total of five phases :

  1. Application phase
  2. Assessment phase
  3. Accreditation phase
  4. Surveillance phase
  5. Re-assessment