Cooperation with international organizations

One of the key objectives of the accreditation system reform in Russia is to obtain international recognition, which in turn is achieved through the membership of national accreditation bodies in international organizations: the International Laboratory Accreditation Organization (ILAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) whose members are involved in the accreditation of certification bodies.


Since July 11, 2017 RusAccreditation has been a full member of ILAC and a signatory to ILAC MRA.

ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (185.42 Кб)


Since December 2015 RusAccreditation has been a member of APLAC.

On June 21, 2017 RusAccreditation joined APLAC MRA.

APLAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (205.88 Кб)
APLAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement - MR 002 (136.45 Кб)


Since October 19, 2018 RusAccreditation is a member of IAF.

Memorandum of Understanding between the Federal Service for Accreditation and the International Accreditation Forum, Inc. (152.73 Кб)


RusAccreditation takes part in the work of the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS), which is an intergovernmental body of the CIS on the formation and implementation of an agreed policy on standardization, metrology and certification.

On January 24th, 2014, a Memorandum on cooperation between the national accreditation bodies of the CIS member states was signed (Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine)

Меморандум о сотрудничестве национальных органов по аккредитации государств-участников СНГ (924.91 Кб)


  • The Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Center (the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

The Memorandum of understanding with the Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Center (the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) was signed on June 7, 2018.

Memorandum of understanding between the Federal Service for Accreditation (the Russian Federation) and the GCC Accreditation Center (the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) (514.57 Кб)
Меморандум о взаимопонимании между Федеральной службой по аккредитации (Российская Федерация) и Аккредитационным центром Совета по сотрудничеству арабских государств Персидского залива (Королевство Саудовская Аравия) (615.48 Кб)


Within the cooperation framework with the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) in 2013-2015 was implemented the project "Approximation of the accreditation systems of Russia and the European Union", during which the training seminars were held in all federal districts of Russia on the international standard ISO/IEC 17011 "Conformity assessment. General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies ". About 275 people took part in training seminars. 24 employees of RusAccreditation central office were trained as instructors of the main international standard of 17000 series.