Zanzibar Bureau of Standards


Thank you for visiting the Zanzibar Bureau of Standards’ website. On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management Team of ZBS, It’s our distinguished pleasure to welcoming you to our website and our offices to share knowledge on standardization and the services we offer to you and the general community. We present our sincere thankfulness for your time and effort to read this message.

This website facilitates you a broad over views of our activities and services we offer also connection and knowledge sharing with ZBS. It is part of our communication tool pack that will be enriched with updated information regarding ZBS. Nevertheless, provides knowledge for all our stakeholders on standards, quality assurance including inspection, calibration, testing, conformity assessment and certification.

The Zanzibar Bureau of Standard established to ensure products produced locally for export or domestic consumption and imported product for consumption in the country are of desired standards, meet the intended quality and remain safe while consumed to both citizens and our environment. Hence, our main activities focus on Living with Standards, Assuring with quality products and Nourishing with safety life.

My team and I in Zanzibar Bureau of Standards are committed to help and support our all stakeholders, including manufacturers, SMEs, exporters, importers and consumers in their operations and market access. We practice our responsibilities as partners in standards and qualities with ethical approach ‘without fear or favor’ but professionalism will steer our wheel.

We hope you find our website helpful and that we will have the opportunity of working with you. We always keen to receive and read your comments and suggestions in which we believe ZBS can fetch your thoughts to progress faster and deliver every anticipated positive outputs and outcomes.

ZBS values your time and effort, if you have any question or require our assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us through our e-mail: or visiting us at our office Amani Zanzibar

Inspiring for success get reliable standards.


Director General - ZBS

Zanzibar Bureau Of Standards
P.O. Box: 1136, Zanzibar
Tel: +255-24-2232225
Fax: +255-24-2232225

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