装运前检验及符合性验证，Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) Services 是由某国政府或组织指定符合其要求的第三方检验机构，针对出口至该国的货物，在货物离开装运港前，对其进行检验的过程。实施进口货物装运前检验的国家，一般都是工业基础或经济基础比较薄弱的第三世界国家。
进口国实施装运前检验及符合性验证有多种形式，一般由进口国政府或组织指定，例如PSI,pre-shipment inspection；PVoC,Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards ，SIIR, Standards Import Inspection Regulations Recognition Scheme 等。
Pre-shipment inspection and conformity verification, Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) Services is a third-party inspection agency appointed by a government or organization to meet its requirements for the export of goods to the country, before the goods leave the port of shipment, the inspection process. The implementation of pre-shipment inspection of imported goods, the country is generally a relatively weak industrial base or economic base of third world countries.
Importing countries to implement pre-shipment inspection purposes:
1.to ensure that imported goods meet the country’s technical, safety and environmental standards to prevent substandard products into their markets, to protect the health of their production environment, to protect their consumers from unsafe products or products that do not meet the standards of damage to protect the rights and interests of local consumers;
2. to avoid loss of dutiable customs revenue, mainly to ensure that the price of goods declared by the importer is in line with the market price, and to confirm that the customs code declared by the importer matches the actual situation of the goods; .
3. to set up trade barriers to protect their industries.
Importing countries to implement pre-shipment inspection and verification of conformity has a variety of forms, generally designated by the importing government or organization, such as PSI, pre-shipment inspection; PVoC, Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards, SIIR, Standards Import Inspection Regulations Recognition Scheme, etc.
The importer/exporter submits relevant documents to the designated inspection agency
The inspection agency arranges cargo inspection and, if necessary, arranges testing or (and) implementation of supervision of loading
Issuance of inspection certificate or product conformity certificate.