The main objectives of the Bureau is to standardize methods, processes and products (imported and locally-produced). It promotes standardization, conformity assessment and metrology in industry and commerce for industrial efficiency and development. In addition to information-dissemination on standards, it promotes standards for public welfare, health and safety.
The services we offer
The Bureau offers services in:
Standards development and publication
Sale of National and International Standards;
Inspection, Testing and Certification;
Standards Information Centre;
Calibration of measurement devices/equipment
WTO TBT Enquiry Point
Other organizations (regional, sub-regional, international) we are members of
We are members of:
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC)
The Bureau is a member of the Technical Management Committee (TMC) of the ECOWAS Standards Harmonization system. This means it participates in the harmonization of standards at the sub-regional level.