Guatemalan Accreditation Office (OGA)

OGA participates in the 17th IAAC General Assembly in Cartagena 2013-04-01. OGA  extends its scope for Inspection Bodies.
OGA´s 10th Aniversary

2002-2012

OGA is an ILAC-MRA signatory for inspection bodies, testing and calibration

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OFICINA GUATEMALTECA DE ACREDITACIÓN

SISTEMA NACIONAL DE LA CALIDAD

EDIFICIO DEL CENTRO NACIONAL DE METROLOGÍA

MINISTERIO DE ECONOMÍA

Calzada Atanasio Tzul 27-32, Zona 12
TEL: (502) 2247-2600
FAX: (502) 2247-2687
info-oga@mineco.gob.gt
info@oga.org.gt

The Guatemalan Accreditation Body (OGA) is a component of the National Quality System within the Ministry of Economy. The OGA was stated by Governmental Agreement Number 145-2002 dated on May 3rd of 2002 and it was updated by de Law 78-2005, National Quality System Law.

OGA is IAAC/MLA and ILAC/MRA signatory for inspection bodies, testing and calibration.

Its main purpose is to apply and manage the accreditation in the whole national area, in order to formally recognize the technical competence of the conformity assessment bodies, according to the national and international standards.

The OGA assess the conformity assessment bodies for fulfilling the requirements of the national and international standards, as follow:

  • Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  • Certification Bodies
  • Inspection Bodies (ISO/IEC 17020 Standard)

The fees were stated by the Governmental Agreement 314-2003.

Accreditation Mark

Why to be accredited? 

Our clients statements
  • To implement and maintain a Quality System to provide reliability to our clients and obtain an international recognition.

  • We want to fulfill the national and international requirements.

  • To work efficiently since the patient is received until he gets its laboratory results.

  • Our clients are interested that the laboratory get the accreditation.

  • To provide calibration services that fulfill the international provisions.

  • It is an important advantage for the laboratory to compete.