About UNBS

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by theAi??UNBS ActAi??Cap 327 and became operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS.

The Mandate of UNBS is:

  • Formulation and promotion of the use of standards;
  • Enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products;
  • Ensuring fairness in trade and precision in industry through reliable measurement systems and
  • Strengthening the economy of Uganda by assuring the quality of locally manufactured products to enhance the competitiveness of exports in regional and international markets.

Our Core Values

  1. Professionalism
  2. Customer focus
  3. Integrity
  4. Teamwork
  5. Innovation.


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


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


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Ai??Ai??Ai??DownloadAi??Import Inspection and Clearance Regulations

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

Plot 2 – Ai??12,Ai??Bypass Link,Ai??Industrial & Business park, Kyaliwajala road,
P.O Box 6329 Kampala, Uganda
Tel:Ai??0417333250 / 0414-505995 / 0414-222369
TOLL FREE:Ai??0800133133