The SLAB shall be a service organization which is committed to providing accreditation services to its clients at the highest level of integrity, effectiveness and efficiency.

While responding to the changing needs of clients, other stakeholders and the business environment, the SLAB is committed to providing accreditation services in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011, other relevant international standards and principles. The SLAB is geared to actively and effectively participate in the work of international bodies in order to enhance international recognition and fulfillment of any obligations thereof.

The SLAB shall provide a platform for staff members and assessors to upgrade their competencies continually to enable them to contribute in the activities of SLAB at the highest level of professionalism.

The SLAB as a practice, will continually review its operational performance and the needs and demands in the areas of conformity assessment and accreditation services and effect appropriate changes for improvement.

Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for Conformity assessment


The prime objectives of the SLAB are to perform duties assigned by the Government of Sri Lanka for the purpose for which it has been established under the SLAB Act No. 32 of 2005.  The overall policies and strategies in relation to accreditation are established non-discriminatorily by the Governing Council of SLAB under which the possibility of participation of all stakeholders in policy and strategy making process is ensured and applied in a non-discriminatory way.

It is ensured that the personnel and the committees of SLAB perform their activities and functions objectively, free from any undue commercial, financial and other pressures that could compromise impartiality and disclose any potential conflict of interest.   The decisions related to accreditation are taken by competent personnel or committees different from those who carry out assessments.

Other than accreditation and related activities, the SLAB will not under any circumstances undertake any consultancy work in connection with matters that could affect the decisions that it might take in its capacity as the National Accreditation Authority in Sri Lanka to organizations which intend to apply for accreditation.

Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for Conformity assessment

Our Vision

To be a globally recognized, dynamic, and innovative accreditation body contributing to the national economy and social wellbeing of the people of Sri Lanka

Our Mission

To promote and provide accreditation services with international recognition to facilitate conformity assessments in the provision of products and services for domestic and international markets.