COOMET MoU year of signing:2007
Area:86 600 km2
Population:10.06 million
last update: 30.09.2020

1. Law on metrology
Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "About ensuring unity of measurements" of June 13, 2013 No. 686-IVQ.
2. Metrological infrastructure
The formation state policy in the field of metrology in the Republic of Azerbaijan is carried out State Service for Antimonopoly and Consumer Market Control under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan (
The Legal entity of public law “Azerbaijan Institute of Metrology” (AzMİ) established in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan of February 10, 2017, ¹ 1234 "About the additional measures connected with enhancement of management in the sphere of standardization, metrology, accreditation and protection of subjects of the patent law".
LEPL “Azerbaijan Institute of Metrology” (AzMİ) operates under the State Antimonopoly Service and Consumer Market Control under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijan Institute of Metrology includes 5 regional territorial departments.
In the field of ensuring the uniformity of measurements in the republic, there are also private and subordinate metrology services.
Deputy General Director -
Acting General Director:
Mr. Zahid Sharifov
Address:Elchin Isagzadeh settlement, 7th Kondalan street, AZ1029, Baku, Azerbaijan
Telephone:+994 12 514 94 05 /100
Fax:+994 12 514 94 36
The main tasks and activities of the Azerbaijan Institute of Metrology:
  • storage, application and improvement of national (state) standards of units of quantities;
  • formation and development of the base of state standards;
  • ensuring the transfer of units of quantities from state standards;
  • ensuring traceability of national (state) standards to the international standards of units of quantities or national standards of units of quantities of other Member States of the Metre Convention;
  • participation in the comparisons of national (state) standards in the framework of regional and international metrology organizations;
  • implementation of activities in the field of ensuring the uniformity of measurements, performing work and providing services for calibration and verification of measuring instruments;
  • implementation of radioactivity analysis for determine of radionuclide isotopes in building materials and non-food products;
  • testing of measuring instruments for the purpose of type approval, as well as attestation of test equipment;
  • metrological examination of technical documentation;
  • participation in the improvement of the legislative framework in the field of ensuring the uniformity of measurements;
  • providing entrepreneurs with scientific and methodological assistance in metrological support of production and advice on metrology;
  • organization of qualification and retraining of staff, performing works in the field of metrology;
  • implementation of other functions stipulated by the Charter of the Institute.
3. National measurement standards
4. Status of participation in Metre Convention
Azerbaijan is an associate member of the CGPM since 2015.
Signatory of the Mutual Recognition Agreement (CIPM MRA): AzMİ (January 28, 2015)

5. Certificates of recognition of QMS of NMIs (within COOMET)
AzMİ QMS certificate of recognition: (ISO/IEC 17025): QSF-R53 until 31.01.2023
6. Status of Calibration and measurement capabilities (CMC data)
7. OIML membership status