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BOBS offers technical services in the areas of standardization, testing of goods, certification of products, industrial & trade metrology, quality management systems, environmental management systems, information and training. The Botswana Bureau of Standards is an Enquiry Point to WTO/TBT (World Trade Organization’s Technical Barriers to Trade). readmore...


 

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PRESS RELEASE - Single Electronic Window

Please be informed that Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) is in the process of migrating from ASYCUDA to the new Customs Management System for all its clearance processes. This process introduces Single Electronic Window (SEW) which allows for paperless submission of applications for permits, licenses... (read more)

8TH CONTINENTAL ESSAY – ENTER AND STAND A CHANCE TO WIN

Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) invites all Tertiary students in Botswana to enter the 8th ARSO Continental Essay Competition and stand a chance to win.

THEME “THE ROLE OF STANDARDISATION IN PROMOTING ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE – THE CREATIVE ECONOMY IN AFRICA”

8TH ESSAY COMPETITION... (read more)

Deputy Managing Director Profile

Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Botsile T. Kebapetse to the position of the Deputy Managing Director, effective 1 st February 2021.

DMD Profile.pdf

BOBS TESTING LABORATORIES SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 ACCREDITATION

Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) is delighted to announce that its Testing laboratories located at Plot 55745, Block 8, Gaborone, successfully transited to ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 - General requirements for the competency of testing and calibration laboratories, and are now accredited to the same standard... (read more)

Press Release - BOS 65 Implementation

The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) wishes to remind the public, the business community and stakeholders affected by Botswana standards BOS 65-1:2003 Reconditioning of firefighting equipment - Part 1: Portable rechargeable fire extinguishers, and BOS 65-2:2003 Reconditioning of fire equipment - Part 2: Fire hose... (read more)

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