International Accreditation Japan (IAJapan)




IAJapan (International Accreditation Japan) is a governmental accreditation body that was established following a comprehensive review of accreditation programs for testing and calibration laboratories operated at NITE, with the recognition of a duty as the governmental accreditation body to respond to requests from industries, academies, and the government administrations.

Accreditation programs currently operated in IAJapan consist of JCSS (Japan Calibration Service System), JNLA (Japan National Laboratory Accreditation System), ASNITE (Accreditation System of NITE) and MLAP (Specified Measurement Laboratory Accreditation Program).

IAJapan aims at “One-Stop-Testing” through joining and maintaining of Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) of ILAC* /APAC for mutual acceptance of test/calibration results or characteristic values of Reference Materials, ultimately contribution to free trade around the world.

* The ILAC-MRA mark has been registered. [International registration number: 840857]

  1. 1. Accreditation body being a signatory to ILAC-MRA and being a contractual partner to the Agreement for the use of the ILAC MRA Mark,
  2. 2. Laboratory accredited and being granted a permission by accreditation body fulfilling the clause 1,

Nobody shall use the ILAC-MRA mark except the preceding two clauses.
Also, IAJapan is the signatory to multilateral recognition arrangements (MLA) of APAC as well as International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

IAJapan policies on accreditation activity

IAJapan develops its accreditation activities based on the policies in order to provide valuable accreditation services.

  1. 1. Ensure the competence as the accreditation body over the future by maintained and enhanced personnel competence in order to provide the reliable accreditation service for customers.
  2. 2. Ensure consistent operation of the management system to realize the reliable accreditation services by operating the management system to fulfill the requirements of international standards, ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation), and IAF (International Accreditation Forum), and by making continuous improvement.
  3. 3. Ensure impartiality by conducting the accreditation activities with objectivity.
  4. 4. Pursue proper accreditation services by corresponding to globalized and diversified markets as well as responding to social and political accreditation needs.
  5. 5.Disseminate the effectiveness and benefits of the accreditation system and actively promote the use of the system.  

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International Accreditation Japan (IAJapan),  National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Phone number:+81-3-3481-1946
Fax number:+81-3-3481-1937
Address:2-49-10 Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 1510066, Japan MAP
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