Vision and Mission


"Sustainable standardization for high quality livelihood society".


To promote standardization , safety and quality assurance in industry and commerce through standards development, certification, registration, inspection, testing and metrology services for sustainable socio-economic development”.

Core Values


We ensure continuous and consistent provision of services with high degree of honesty and impartiality by adhering moral and ethical principles and values.

Customer Focus

We prioritize customers' needs first therefore committed to responding timely and proactively to their expectations.

Team work

We work together by sharing experiences while respecting each other to realize institutional goals.


We shall be responsible to our actions, decisions and outcomes in executing our functions.


We ensure open sharing of information and proper provision of feedback to our stakeholders in equal treatment.

Quality Policy

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) endeavours, as mandated, to deliver quality products and services on standardization, safety management, conformity assessment and metrology by meeting legal and customers’ requirements and even exceeding customers’ expectations so as to retain their loyalty. TBS provides resources and continually improves her processes to ensure that employees are capable of timely and consistently providing quality products and services.