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Welcome to the BOBS Website

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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​Many businesses have now started appreciating the importance of certification. This has been highlighted through the growth in number and type of businesses that acquires the Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) certification. Certification can be defined as a process that provides assurance to consumers that the products or services being... (read more)
4 weeks ago
Invitation to Enter The 4th Continental Essay Competition
An invitation to all those who wish to enter the 4th Continental Essay Competition.

THEME: "Role of Standardisation in Faciliating Human Right with particular focus on the Rights of Women"

Download or view the Registration Form and Competition Concept below:

4th Essay Competition Concept Note - 20th September 2016.pdf

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6 weeks ago
Christmas Closure 2016.pdf

The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) would like to inform its valuable customers, stakeholders and the general public that its offices will be closed from the 23rd December 2016 and will reopen on Wednesday 4th January 2017 (Gaborone head office, Tlokweng boarder office and Francistown office).... (read more)
2 months ago
Press Release - Change of Status

Change of Standards Specifications from Compulsory Standards to Voluntary Standards
Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) would like to inform all its stakeholders, clients and the public at large of the Government Notice No. 692 of 2016 published in the Government Gazette Vol. LIV, No. 63 dated 14th October 2016 wherein... (read more)
3 months ago
PUBLIC NOTICE - BOBS Wellness Day Closure


Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) would like to inform its valuable stakeholders and the general public that it will close office (both Gaborone head office and Tlokweng boarder office) on the 9th September 2016 whilst Francistown branch will be closed on the 8th and 9th September 2016. The... (read more)
6 months ago

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