The IPC Multi Lateral Agreement (MLA)
A Multi Lateral Agreement (MLA) is an agreement between several parties to abide with common rules. The IPC Multi Lateral Agreement is an agreement between full members of IPC with the purpose of certifying professionals while abiding to the IPC rules and complying with the certification requirements specified in the approved IPC certification scheme documents. To become member of the IPC MLA, the certification body applying must maintain accreditation by national accreditation body recognized by International Accreditation Forum and satisfy the IPC requirements for MLA members.
To become an IPC MLA member is attractive, as it gives the members right to perform certification under the IPC logo, achieving international recognition. Read more on this under the link “IPC brand certification”.