Membership: Correspondent member

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) was established by Act 11 of 1984. The Bureau is governed by a National Standards Council and it falls under the portfolio of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Industry and Commerce.

Our vision:
To improve the quality of goods and services in Guyana through the process of standardization.

Our mission:
To promote standardization for economic development and consumer protection through standards development, promotion and implementation, metrology services and conformity assessment.

The Bureau has the following six departments which execute several work programmes: Standardization, Conformity Assessment, Metrology/ Standards Compliance, Laboratory Services, Information Services and Administration and Finance. The Bureau's programmes are geared towards consumer protection, technical assistance for industry and facilitation of trade.

A number of services are offered to stakeholders. These include testing and calibration, providing standards information, conducting quality audits, certification of products, providing technical assistance to industries desirous of implementing management systems and verification of weighting and measuring devices.

Guyana National Bureau of Standards

Flat 15, Sophia Exhibition Complex Sophia

Tel: +592 219 0062
Fax: +592 219 0070

TC Participation

Observing Member

PDC Participation

Observing Member