last update: 07.04.2018
KAZAKHSTAN
Area:2 717.3 thousand-sq. km
Population:18,325 million
Capital:Astana
Time zone:UTC+5, UTC+6
National currency:Tenge

The activity in the field of metrology in the Republic of Kazakhstan is regulated by the Law on Assuring the Uniformity of Measurements establishing legal, economic and organizational bases of the uniformity of measurements. This Law is directed towards the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of the citizens and economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan from the consequences of invalid measurement results.

The Committee of Technical Regulation and Me¬trology of the Ministry of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (MEMST) is a national body state administration in charge of activities aimed at ensuring the uniformity of measurements.

Chairperson:Mr. Galymzhan Dugalov
Address:Center of Measurement Standards, Left bank of the river Ishim, Mangilik Yel Str., 11, 010000, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Telephone:+7(7172) 75 05 01
E-mail:sdandart@memst.kz
Web:www.memst.kz

In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Ka¬zakhstan on Assuring the Uniformity of Measure¬ments the main objectives of MEMST are:

Republic State Enterprise “Kazakhstan Institute of Metrology” (RSE “KazInMetr”) is a state scientific metrological centre.

General Director:Mr. Toktabek Tokanov
Address:Center of Measurement Standards, Left bank of the river Ishim, Mangilik Yel Str.11, 010000, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
E-mail:yeleussizova@kazinmetr.kz, info@kazinmetr.kz
Telephone:+7172 75 07 99
Web:www.kazinmetr.kz

RSE “KazInMetr” carries out:

The international cooperation of MEMST in the field of metrology is realized within:

In 2006 RSE "KazInMetr" signed The Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for national measurement standards and for calibration and measurement certificates issued by national metrology institutes.

In 2008 the Republic of Kazakhstan became a full member to Metre Convention.

In 2017 Kazakhstan published 61 CMCs in KCBD database of BIPM web-site, as the result of participation in international comparisons of measurement standards.

The state service of reference substances and materials of composition and properties hosted by RSE “KazInMetr” have been performing since 2002; the state service of time and frequency and the state service of reference data of physical constants and properties of substances and materials have been performing since 2005.

Besides the State Metrology Service the national metrology infrastructure includes a number of organizations, accredited for calibration of measuring instruments, evaluation of measurement methods.

In August 27, 2015 RSE "KazInMetr", including South Kazakhstan and Karaganda branches received COOMET Certificate of recognition of the quality management system in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 ¹ QSF-R37.

In February 16, 2017 RSE "KazInMetr" received COOMET Certificate of recognition of for compliance with the international standards ISO Guide 034 and ISO/IEC 17025 for electrical measurements.