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NVLAP Application Forms

A laboratory may apply for accreditation using the application forms provided below, which may be viewed and printed using Adobe Reader software from Adobe Systems Inc. You may download this software without charge from the Adobe web site.

If you are unable to load and use Adobe Reader, please e-mail NVLAP at, or call NVLAP at (301) 975-4016, and request printed copies of the forms.

List of NVLAP Application Forms

Title of Form Current version (yyyy-mm-dd)
NVLAP General Application (required with new applications) 2015-09-29
NVLAP Conditions for Accreditation only 2015-09-29

Program-Specific Applications

Acoustical Testing Services  2015-03-04
Asbestos Fiber Analysis 2012-11-16
Biometrics Testing   2012-01-04
Calibration Laboratories
Carpet and Carpet Cushion   2015-04-09
Chemical Calibration:
Certifiers of Spectrophotometric NTRMs
Construction Materials Testing   2014-08-25
Efficiency of Electric Motors
Electromagnetic Compatibility and Telecommunications:  
Energy Efficient Lighting Products  2015-10-19
Fasteners and Metals   2012-05-04

Homeland Security Applications: Radiation Detection Instruments

Information Technology Security Testing:  
Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry:  
Personal Body Armor 2009-08-24
Thermal Insulation Materials  2014-10-16
Voting System Testing:
Shown for information only
Wood Based Products

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice

The following information must be displayed with this collection of information as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).

OMB No.: 0693-0003; Expiration Date: January 31, 2016
This collection of information contains Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requirements approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Notwithstanding any other provisions of the law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the PRA unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number. Public reporting burden for this collection is estimated to average 2.38 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to Chief, Laboratory Accreditation Program, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2140, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2140.