Standardization and Metrology Services

  1. ​Developing and adopting national standards and technical regulations through a national program that meets the needs of various sectors within the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  2. Drafting technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures to ensure safety, health and protect the environment and national economy.
  3. Controlling and monitoring the conformity of products to ensure their compliance to the related technical regulations
  4. Establishing and operating a national metrology laboratory that will be a reference for national measurements and in line with international standards.
  5. Conducting periodic inspection for verification of weights and measures used in Bahrain’s markets.
  6. Providing calibration services and certification for weights, balances, weighing bridges for the industrial sector.
  7. Coordinating with relevant regional, Arab and international organisations related to standardization activities.
  8. Promoting and selling standards and technical regulations.
  9. Acting as the national enquiry point for the international agreements to which the directorate is committed.
  10. Receiving and responding to enquires related to standardization.
  11. Offering technical consultancy and promoting awareness about standardization activities.
  12. Granting permits for regulated commercial activities by issuing certificates and offering consulting or training related to the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  13. ​Maintaining and improving the quality management system in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism.