Accession Procedure

The Accession Process described in the Accession Guidelines is split into two distinct phases, which are “Pre-Accession Procedure” and “Accession Procedure”. The main advantage of the pre-accession procedure consists in the carrying out of a pre-assessment by an auditor which includes a gap analysis further to which a recommendation regarding the readiness of your Inspectorate to apply for membership is given.


The Accession Procedure as such is a time-consuming exercise. This is due to the fact that it will take you some time to complete your application...



The Pre-Accession Procedure is a voluntary assessment step to the Accession Procedure. Its purpose is to allow...