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Special Inspection Agency Accreditation

ISO/IEC Standard 17020
AC291®

IAS provides accreditation for special inspection agencies based on requirements in the International Building Code®, New York City Building Code, Philadelphia Building Code, Southern Nevada Building Code and IAS AC291. Getting accredited involves  an assessment of the agency’s inspection procedures, the competence of its inspection staff, and its reporting procedures. Accredited agencies have demonstrated competence to perform special inspections  required in the building code and related standards.

IAS Accreditation for Special Inspection Agencies
  • Verification that agencies meet requirements in the building code.
  • Trusted by building departments and the marketplace for approving agencies.
  • Special inspection agencies benefit from IAS’s experience as the largest provider of accreditation for special inspection agencies.
  • IAS offers prompt, personal service, including rapid scheduling of assessments to meet the needs of inspection agencies.
  • Accreditation serves as a recognized “stamp of approval” for industry and regulators.
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Inspection agencies accredited by IAS benefit from IAS’s recognition as a signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangement  (MRA) signatory with the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). The MRA supports international trade by promoting confidence and acceptance of accredited inspection reports.

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To receive a quote for accreditation, please visit the IAS Customer Portal.

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