• A female model with long curly brown hair wears a gray sweater, brown shorts, bright yellow socks, and black high heel shoes. She raises one leg, and tilts her head to the side

    Accreditation of Testing

    International Standard ISO / IEC 17025: General requirements for the competence of testing laboratories

  • A pale-skin female model with dark eye shadow and tied up hair wears dark green gloves, gray linen boots, and a woolen lined hood on a black zip-up jacket over a black top and shorts. She holds her jacket open with both hands and slightly raises her left knee whilst looking to the floor

    Accreditation of calibration

    International Standard ISO / IEC 17025: General requirements for the competence of calibration laboratories

  • A pale-skin female model with platted hair wears a dark button-up jacket with gray shorts, black tights, brown shoes, and black gloves. She throws both arms back and raises one knee -- as if mid-jump -- whilst looking into the distance

    Accreditation of medical

    International Standard ISO / IEC 15189:2012: General requirements for the competence of medical laboratories


  • IQAS establishment

    • The law of Iraqi Organization for Accreditation (IQAS) has been issued in 2017 according to Clause (first) of Article (61) and Clause (third) of Article (73) of the Constitution.
    • The Organization is an independent, self-financed with moral personality, financial and administrative independence, represented by its head or a legally authorized person, situated in Baghdad and related to the Minister of Planning.
    • Before that, the accreditation process was managed through Laboratory Accreditation Department which was recognized by the decree no. 6066, on 22/6/2002 issued by the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to create a department in Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control, COSQC as an official national body to assess conformity assessment bodies including (testing and/ or calibration laboratories, medical laboratories, inspection bodies, certification bodies which includes quality and environmental management systems, persons and other products and other services related to conformity and are subject to accreditation in accordance with the specified requirements and standards.

  • The number of accredited laboratories

    4

    Medical
    3

    Calibration
    18

    Testing