The Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) formerly Philippine Accreditation Office is the national accreditation body of the Philippines to accredit inspection, testing and certifying bodies, and other bodies offering conformity assessment services.
The PAB operates based on PNS ISO/IEC 17011, General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies
The PAB is recognized internationally through its membership to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC), Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC). PAB is also a signatory to the Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) for Quality Management System (QMS) and Environmental Management System (EMS) of PAC and IAF and Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for testing and calibration of APLAC and ILAC.
Introduction to PAB