UNBS Head Office - Bweyogerere, Kampala


The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act 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. 

   Download UNBS Act

   Download Import Inspection and Clearance Regulations

  • Executive Director

    Uganda National Bureau of Standards

    Plot 2 -  12, Bypass Link, Industrial & Business park, Kyaliwajala road,
    P.O Box 6329 Kampala, Uganda
    Tel: 0417333250 / 0414-505995 / 0414-222369
    TOLL FREE: 0800133133
    Email: info@unbs.go.ug



Import Inspection and Clearance Regulations  [ 623 KB ]
Uganda National Burea of Standard act Chapter_3277_2  [ 49 KB ]