NIJ CTP Product Conformity Assessment System

The National Institute of Justice Compliance Testing Program (NIJ CTP) is a product conformity assessment program that mirrors ISO/IEC 17065, Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services.


Rules applied by the NIJ CTP for carrying out certification are documented in the NIJ CTP Conformity Assessment System. This system contains general requirements applicable to all products in a top level document and specific requirements for specific product categories in subordinate scheme documents.

  1. 606.1 NIJ CTP Conformity Assessment System – General Requirements, Rev 1.1
  2. 606.2 NIJ CTP Conformity Assessment System – Ballistic Body Armor Scheme, Rev 1.0
  3. 606.4 NIJ CTP Conformity Assessment System – Autoloading Pistol Scheme, Rev 1.0