The PAB as national accreditation body of the Philippines is mandated to accredit inspection, testing, calibration and certifying bodies and other bodies offering conformity assessment services. Essentially, the PAB would:
- Strengthen the technical infrastructure in the country for better consumer protection and in making Philippine Products competitive in both domestic and foreign markets;
- Give recognition to conformity results through the assessment and evaluation of certification bodies or laboratories;
- Enter into mutual or multilateral recognition arrangements for acceptance by accredited bodies and institutions in the Philippines; and
- Support industries and consumers through the provision of reliable conformity assessment results.