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  • Accreditation of Certification Bodies (Product-System-Personnel)
  • Accreditation of Inspection Bodies
  • Accreditation of Laboratories (Testing / Calibration)




The Egyptian Accreditation Council is recognized by the Presidential Decree number 312/1996 as the sole national body for the assessment and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies performing testing/ calibration Laboratories, inspection and certification of products & systems as well as personnel .

EGAC is headed by the Minister of Trade & Industry and governed by a board of 14 members, representing all stakeholders and concerned bodies.

Presidential Decree number 312/1996


Presidential Decree number 248/2006


Presidential Decree number 248/2006 (English)

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  • Set up a system for assessment of conformity assessment bodies, and issue accreditation certificates.
  • Grant, suspend, or withdraw accreditation for conformity assessment bodies. Carry out continuous surveillance of the accredited bodies.
  • Contribute to upgrading the quality of services of conformity assessment bodies according to the international criteria.
  • Encourage the exchange of experience among different accreditation bodies.
  • Support mutual recognition between conformity assessment bodies working in Egypt and abroad and conclude agreements for this purpose.
  • Represent the state abroad in accreditation activities and cooperate with corresponding bodies.


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Recent News

15 Apr

EGAC participated as the sole assessment and accreditation body in Egypt in the Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition

In the framework of the activities and efforts of the

Egyptian Accreditation Council EGAC

to spread the culture of quality and accreditation in Egypt, especially

in the Egyptian industrial society, in order to raise awareness of the importance

of obtaining accreditation to the conformity assessment bodies operating in Egypt.

EGAC participated as the sole assessment and accreditation body in Egypt

in the Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition. The Exhibition is considered one

of the largest food processing and packaging exhibitions in Egypt and includes

the latest developments in the industry, with the largest and most famous suppliers

in the market as well as the latest trends and innovations in the food industry.

The exhibition features pavilions for the country, featuring new and exciting

technologies from around the world.

EGAC participation in the exhibition is also part of EGAC activities to commemorate

the World Accreditation day, which will be held this year on the theme of Accreditation:

Adding value to supply chains, which will be celebrated by all accreditation bodies worldwide.

The Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition, held this year under the auspices

of the Egyptian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, presents the full life cycle

of the food and beverage manufacturing process. The exhibition focuses on packaging

techniques such as packaging machines and processing techniques that include automation,

robots, food ingredients including raw materials and flavors, logistics such as storage and transportation.

The exhibition will serve as a gateway to trade between African countries

and the rest of the world through its interactive platform of cutting-edge technology and business opportunities,

offering a unique opportunity for manufacturers and shareholders to meet top buyers in the region under one roof.

The activities of the exhibition will continue during the period from 7 to 9 April 2019 at the exhibition grounds

at the fifth assembly hall 4.

EGAC, through its presence in the exhibition, aims to identify and raise awareness about the importance

of obtaining accreditation in order to comply with international requirements and specifications for the

quality of goods and services and to ensure the results of inspection, testing and inspection in accordance

with international standards and to enjoy the international recognition of the accreditation issued by the Council.

Internationally, regionally and continentally from the international accreditation organizations (ILAC / IAF, ARAC and continental AFRAC),

as well as the importance of accreditation in the promotion of local industries, foreign trade and protection

of local markets Products that are not compatible with the technical legislations of the Egyptian and international market.

It also explains the steps to obtain accreditation to all the conformity assessment bodies

with the availability of the latest interactive materials and information of EGAC,

which answer all queries of the applicants for accreditation

3 Jul

الرئيس السيسى يتفقد مزرعة غليون للاستزراع السمكى

فقد الرئيس عبد الفتاح السيسى، عدداً من المشروعات التنموية فى محافظة كفر الشيخ، وعلى رأسها مشروع بركة غليون للاستزراع السمكى،

واستمع لشرح اللواء حمدى بدين، رئيس مجلس إدارة الشركة الوطنية للثروة السمكية والأحياء المائية، واللواء أشرف حامد، حول حجم الأعمال التى تم تنفيذها.

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