The ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Accreditation Certificate is issued by accreditation body, which is authorized by IAF MRA to provide accreditation under the ISO/IEC 17020:2012. The iso 17020 certificate is issued for the period of 2 years after successful completion of pre–assessment and registration (Final) assessment. The certificate is valid till 2 years from the date of issue. Surveillance audits are conducted by the Accreditation body after one year. Upon completion of 2 years cycle, at every 2 years renewal audit will be conducted without any periodic surveillance assessment.
ISO/IEC 17020:2012 is an accreditation, which is granted to the Inspection bodies by an ILAC / APLAC approved accreditation body. It is an accreditation not certification like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and other system certification.