SANAS: About, Website, Contact Details

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS)
Founded: 1927
Headquarters: Pretoria, South Africa

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SANAS is an acronym for the South African National Accreditation System.

SANAS is recognized by the South African Government in Act 19 of 2006 as the single National Accreditation Body that gives formal recognition that Laboratories, Certification Bodies, Inspection Bodies, Proficiency Testing Scheme Providers and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) test facilities are competent to carry out specific tasks.

SANAS accreditation certificates are a formal recognition that an organization is competent to perform specific tasks.

The South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) is the only national body responsible for carrying out accreditations in respect of conformity assessment, as mandated through the Accreditation for Conformity Assessment, Calibration and Good Laboratory Practice Act (Act 19 of 2006).


To create an impartial and transparent mechanism for organizations to independently demonstrate their com­petence and facilitate the beneficial exchange of goods, services, and knowledge, and provide a service that is recognized as equatable to best international practice while reflecting the demographics of South Africa in all that we do


To pioneer and lead the future of accreditation in Africa and deliver services with a spirit of excellence



We are a company dedicated to excellence in service delivery through investing in a competent knowledge-based institution aimed at exceeding customer expectations.


We understand that our strength is based on trust and therefore are consistent in our deeds, principles, and outcomes, and act with honesty and respect without compromising the truth.


We are a forward-thinking company and have the courage and confidence to come up with creative ways in accreditation development.


As a team, we are committed and passionate about our work and take ownership of all that we do.


We are a company that cares, therefore invest in our people, our communities and environment.

Accredited Facilities

The South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) is the only national body responsible for carrying out accreditation of:

  • B-BBEE Rating Agencies
  • Calibration Laboratories
  • Certification Bodies
  • Chemical and Microbiological Laboratories
  • Forensic Laboratories
  • Inspection Bodies
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratories
  • Physical and Mechanical Laboratories
  • Producers of Certified Reference Materials
  • Proficiency Testing Service Providers
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Verification Laboratories
  • Veterinary Laboratories

SANAS Websites

SANAS Contact Details

» Libertas Office Park
305 cnr Libertas and Highway Street
Equestria, Pretoria East

»+27 (0) 12 740 8400

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  1. Mokwa home builders and civil engineers Pty ltd, is in need of a accredited service certificate. I will highly appreciate your help in this regard thanks alot. From yours sincerely
    TJ Mokwa.

  2. Good day
    Kindly assist me in getting B-Bee certificate accredited by sanas .kindly specify what excatly is needed for the application.

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