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Welcome to Egyptian Accreditation Council EGAC

The Egyptian Accreditation Council was Established by Presidential Decree No. 312 for Year 1996 to Become the Only National Body Competent in the Arab Republic of Egypt to Evaluate/Assess and Accredit Conformity Assessment Bodies, which are (Testing Laboratories/ Calibration Laboratories / Inspection Bodies / Certification Bodies of Management Systems / Medical Testing Laboratories / Product Certification Bodies/ Technical Proficiency Testing Service Providers /Proficiency Testing Bodies/ Personal Certification Bodies/ Halal Certification Bodies/ Forensic Laboratories /Biobanks Laboratories).

Presidential Decree No. 248 of Year 2006 was also Issued to Reorganize the Egyptian Accreditation Council and Grant EGAC Technical, Administrative and Financial Independence to Assess and Accredit Conformity Assessment Bodies in Egypt, The Authority of the Egyptian Accreditation Council Comes from the Authority Granted to it by the State.

The Egyptian Accreditation Council is a Government Organization Affiliated to the Ministry of Trade and Industry and is a Non-Profitable Organization.

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Accreditation Process
Application for Accreditation
Application for Accreditation
Submit an application form through the website.
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Document Study by EGAC
Document Study by EGAC
Egyptian Accreditation Council reviews the documentations as part of assessment preparation.
2
Appointment of Assessment Team
Appointment of Assessment Team
Assigned assessment team conducts the initial assessment.
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Pre-assessment Visit (Optional)
Pre-assessment Visit (Optional)
CAB submits corrective action evidences for closure of findings within allowed time limit.
4
Assessment Visit and Defining Nonconformities, If any
Assessment Visit and Defining Nonconformities, If any
Deliverables include: Assessment reports, the nonconformity cases, scope of accreditation, corrective action evidences.
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Work of Technical and Accreditation Committees
Work of Technical and Accreditation Committees
The technical committee reviews the previous steps to provide recommendations and the accreditation committee reviews the outputs of the technical committee and provides the accreditation decision.
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Granting Accreditation
Granting Accreditation
Granting accreditation.
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Annual Surveillance Visits
Annual Surveillance Visits
Annual surveillance visits and re-accreditation.
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Seeking Accreditation?

Accreditation gives confidence to regulators that regulations are implemented effectively for the benefit of businesses and consumers.

Accreditation = Confidence in Competence

Recognition and Relationships