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The Egyptian Accreditation Council is recognized by the Presidential Decree number 312/1996 as the sole national body for the assessment and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies performing testing/ calibration Laboratories, inspection and certification of products & systems as well as personnel .
EGAC is headed by the Minister of Trade & Industry and governed by a board of 14 members, representing all stakeholders and concerned bodies

​• Set up a system for assessment of conformity assessment bodies, and issue accreditation certificates.
• Grant, suspend, or withdraw accreditation for conformity assessment bodies. Carry out continuous surveillance of the accredited bodies.
• Contribute to upgrading the quality of services of conformity assessment bodies according to the international criteria.
• Encourage the exchange of experience among different accreditation bodies.
• Support mutual recognition between conformity assessment bodies working in Egypt and abroad and conclude agreements for this purpose.
• Represent the state abroad in accreditation activities and cooperate with corresponding bodies.