Hongera Dr. Shein

Bodi ya Wakurugenzi, Uongozi na Wafanyakazi wote wa Taasisi ya Viwango Zanzibar (ZBS) wanaungana kwa dhati kabisa na Mheshimiwa Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein Rais wa Zanzibar na Mwenyekiti wa Baraza la Mapinduzi katika kuadhimisha miaka 56 ya Mapinduzi ya Zanzibar

Quality Assurance

Quality products ensure better health and safety for consumers.


ZBS facilitates competitiveness and innovation in Global market.

Quality Control

For genuine infrastructures and environmental protection, fullfill the product requirements.
Pre - shipment verification

ZBS ensures imported products comply with the developed Zanzibar and International Standards.

Product Certification
The quality of products depends on the frequent inspection conducted in the manufacturing premises.


The good art of laboratory, equipment and devices build confidence to traders, consumers and stakeholders.
Training and Consultancy
With full enthusiasm, ZBS is dedicated to grow together with all stakeholders.




Zanzibar Bureau of Standards is a public Institution that was established by the Zanzibar Standards Act No. 1 of 2011. Zanzibar Bureau of Standards is an Institution under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Marketing of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar.

Zanzibar got opportunity of being among the members of ARSO through ZBS. ARSO is an intergovernmental body established by the African Union and UNECA in 1977 with the principal mandate to harmonize African standards and conformity assessment procedures, in order to reduce Technical Barriers to Trade and therefore promote Intra African and International Trade as well as enhance the industrialization of Africa.

ZBS in collaboration with ARSO in the effort of rising awareness on the Role of standardization to the African youth, is conducting essay competition under the theme “The role of Standardization in resolving and addressing the socio-economic issues for the Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons and creating durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa” CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

ZBS is inviting the students from higher learning institutions from ZANZIBAR to submit their essays at the office of Zanzibar Bureau of Standards. The deadline for submitting the essay is 31st JANUARY 2020, CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM