PNAC Laboratory Accreditation Scheme:

Pakistan National Accreditation accredited first laboratory in 2004. Since then, the PNAC Laboratory Accreditation Scheme accredits laboratories that conduct tests in the following field of Testing:

  • Microbiological
  • Chemical
  • Food
  • Construction and Construction Products
  • Electrical
  • Environmental
  • Textiles
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals


PNAC accreditation covers a broad range of calibration activities. Calibration laboratories support the activities of other accredited testing laboratories, as well as provide accurate measurement and traceability to the manufacturing sector, engineering sector, construction sector, and equipment makers.


  • Temperature
  • Pressure, Vacuum and Flow
  • Optical
  • Electrical Calibration
  • Radiological Calibration
  • Magnetics
  • Acoustics
  • Density
  • Dimensional
  • Force
  • Hardness
  • Mass
  • Volume
  • Torque

Benefits of Laboratory Accreditation will:

Assurance of competence

Using an accredited laboratory allows you peace of mind that the competence of the laboratory engaged for testing of your products complies with international standards.

Maintain high quality

Testing facilities are guaranteed to preserve global quality standards through regular surveillance visits.

Minimize risk

PNAC accredited laboratory ensures that your product is competently tested, thus avoiding the risk of re-testing and re-work of your products.

Increase customer buy-in.

Using an accredited laboratory will improve your company’s image and gain customers buy-in.

As a pioneer member of the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) of the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), testing reports issued by PNAC accredited laboratories are recognised worldwide by MRA members that span across more than 70 economies.

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Application for testing and calibration laboratoriesword-doc-icon
F-02/17 Document Review and Pre-Assessment ISO 17025 word-doc-icon
Applicants Guide for testing and calibration laboratoriesword-doc-icon
Agreement between PNAC & Lab.word-doc-icon
Fee Schedule for labs.word-doc-icon-pdf
Conditions for CAB's.word-doc-icon-pdf
Guideline on Validation of methodsword-doc-icon-pdf
Policy on Accommodation & Environmentword-doc-icon-pdf
Policy on participation in Proficiency Testing (PT)word-doc-icon-pdf
Proficiency Testing Plan (to be filled by the labs)word-doc-icon-pdf
Proficiency Testing Monitoring Formword-doc-icon-pdf
Policy on Traceability of measurementword-doc-icon-pdf
Guidance on weighing machine (balances)& weightsword-doc-icon-pdf
Guidance on calibration of thermometersword-doc-icon-pdf
Policy on assuring the quality of test/calibration resultsword-doc-icon-pdf
Guidance on use of Accreditation Markword-doc-icon-pdf