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Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory organization established by an Act of Parliament of June 1983 and became operational in 1989. The UNBS Headquarters is located in Nakawa Industrial Area with regional offices in Lira, Mbale, Jinja, Kampala and Mbarara.

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory organization established by an Act of Parliament of June 1983 and became operational in 1989. The UNBS Headquarters is located in Nakawa Industrial Area with regional offices in Lira, Mbale, Jinja, Kampala and Mbarara.

UNBS is a member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and also a member of the Africa Regional Organization for Standardization (ARSO). UNBS is the National contact point for FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission, which is responsible for the Worldwide Food Standards Programme. It is also the enquiry point responsible for World Trade Organization (WTO) with respect to the Agreements on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) and on Application of Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary Measures (SPS).

UNBS in conjunction with the Kenya and Tanzania Bureaux of Standards is involved in the elaboration of East African harmonized standards within the framework of East African Co-operation.

Vision

A leading institution of international repute in provision of sustainable standardization services.

Mission

To provide standards, measurements and conformity assessment services for improved quality of life.

Values

Professionalism, Customer focus, Integrity, Teamwork & Innovation.

Objectives of UNBS

The main objectives of UNBS are to formulate and promote the use of National standards and to develop quality control and quality assurance systems that will enhance consumer protection, public health and safety, industrial and commercial development and international trade, among others.

UNBS 5 Year Strategic Plan 2012 is here.

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Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area
Bypass Link, Bweyogerere Industrial & Business park, Kyaliwajala road, Bweyogerere-Buto
P.O Box 6329 Kampala, Uganda
T: 0414-505995 / 0414-222369
TOLL FREE: 0800133133
E: info@unbs.go.ug / info@unbs.go.ug