The process is as follows:-

  • In the very first stage, query is to be made.
  • Submission of query form together with the registration fee.

Please note: Applicants are expected to comply with the requirements of applicable standards (e.g. ISO 17021). Personnel competence will require demonstration.

  • Application performance of accreditation routines dependent upon assessment and certifying standards.
  • Submit your CB Manual, Procedures& required forms/formats or applicable documents to us.
  • We will review and comment on the submitted documents. If necesssary we will require you to amend and respond before the next step.
  • Demonstrate impartiality of your organization in respect of independence from ‘related bodies’ and that it is a legal entity.
  • For the first six assessments, you must advise UKASL beforehand that you intend to carry out an assessment.
  • CB will send us evidences of all the documents related to those assessment and certification assignments demonstrating compliance with the documents that we had earlier reviewed.
  • We will issue a draft accreditation certificate. Your accreditation reference will be defined at this time. This will be subject to a satisfactory site witness of your activity.
  • UKASL witnesses your next assessment and certification activity.
  • You conduct a further four assessments and send us copies of the paperwork.
  • We witness the next convenient assessment.
  • During the course of the preceding actions, we would have expected to conduct several faces to face meetings and visits to your operating premises.
  • Issue of accreditation certificate if appropriate.
  • You continue to assess and certificate.
  • We will monitor the level of your activity and conduct accreditation reviews to suit.
  • You must inform us of all certification activity.
  • Ongoing surveillance and accreditation including allocation of accreditation numbers.

For more details, download the following forms

UKASL Application Form Download Form
Regulations to be met by CABs Download Form
UKASL CAB Agreement Download Form