ILAC Inspection Committee FAQs

A database of questions and answers covering examples of the implementation of clauses of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Conformity assessment — Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection is now available from The questions are based on real scenarios that have been submitted by both accreditation and inspection bodies to the ILAC Inspection Committee. The questions have been reviewed and discussed by the members of the Committee and the agreed responses are included in the database.

The database is searchable using the clause number of the standard as well as topic.