Publication new versions of SAP-C002 (IT Service management systems - ISO/IEC 20000-1), SAP-C004 (quality systems - ISO9001) and SAP-C021 (medical devices - ISO 13485)


The Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA) has published new versions of the following Specific Accreditation Protocols:

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Ministry of Domestic Affairs carries out registrations in NANDO


As of 1 July 2021, the Ministry of Domestic Affairs (hereinafter The Ministry), as the Notifying Authority, will register the notifying bodies (NB) for the CPR in the NANDO* information system. The Dutch Accreditation Council will therefore discontinue their activities for NANDO as of 1 July. Accreditation remains the basis for notification.

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COVID-19 measures RvA adjusted


Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Dutch Accreditation Council has published a webpage with our own COVID-19 measures. We updated this page.

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New accreditations June 2021


In June 2021, two organizations received a new accreditation.

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New accreditations May 2021


In May 2021, one organization received a new accreditation.

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Dutch Accreditation Counsil satisfied with European Court of Justice ruling


Only European national accreditation bodies are allowed to grant accreditation within an EU Member State

This ruling is the outcome of legal proceedings concerning the accreditation of a group of Italian laboratories by an accreditation body based in the United States. Italy's national accreditation body – Accredia – has referred the matter to the European Court of Justice (C‑142/20) because Accredia believes that accreditation in Italy should be carried out by the national accreditation body. The ruling applies to the entire EU and the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

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New accreditations March 2021


In March 2021, one organization received a new accreditation.

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