The National Institute of Quality (INACAL) is the public entity, governing body and the highest technical authority of the National Quality System.
We are assigned to the Ministry of Production, with national competence and administrative, functional, technical, economic and financial autonomy.
In July 2014, by means of Law Nº 30224, the National Quality System and the National Quality Institute were created. By means of Supreme Decree Nº 046-2014-PCM, the National Quality Policy was approved. INACAL offers advice and quality infrastructure services to public and private institutions.
Objectives of the National Quality System
“By 2021 we will have a consolidated National Quality System, and INACAL will be recognized at national and international level as a leading institution, due to our contribution to improve the competitiveness and the citizenship’s well-being”
“We are the national reference in quality matters —technical standardization, accreditation and metrology— and we manage the National Quality System. We work with professionalism and commitment to promote a quality culture and to and contribute to improvement of the competitiveness of businesses, State’s efficiency, as well as the protection of citizens and the environment.”
• Our Services
We provide advice and technical infrastructure services to public and private institutions through the following directorates: