Vision and Mission


“To be a centre of excellence in standardization, quality assurance and metrology services in Africa”.


To provide and promote standardization, quality assurance and metrology services for sustainable socio-economic development”.

Core Values

a) Accountable for quality of service and efficient resource utilization.

b) Dedicated to working together towards achieving strategic goals.

c) Committed to demonstrating transparency and integrity.

d) Focused to meeting customer needs and expectations.

Quality Policy

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