KAZAKHSTAN
COOMET MoU year of signing:1998
Area:2,717 million km2
Population:18.3 million
last update: 15.07.2019

1. Law on metrology
The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ensuring the unity of measurements" of June 7, 2000 N 53-II.
2. Metrological infrastructure
In the Republic of Kazakhstan, activities in the field of Metrology are regulated by The law "on ensuring the unity of measurements", which establishes legal, economic and organizational basis for ensuring the unity of measurements. The law is aimed at protecting the rights and legitimate interests of citizens and the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan from the consequences of inaccurate measurements.
State management of activities to ensure the unity of measurements is carried out by the Committee of technical regulation and Metrology of the Ministry of industry and infrastructure development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KTM MIIR RK).
Chairman:Mr. Shakkaliev Arman Abayevich
Address:Reference center, Mangilik El str., 11, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan
Telephone:+7 (7172) 75 05 01
Web:www.memst.kz
In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “on ensuring the unity of measurements” the main objectives of KTM are:
  • formation and implementation of the state policy to ensure the unity of measurements;
  • coordination of the metrological service of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • the establishment of measurement units admitted for application;
  • organization of scientific research in the field of Metrology;
  • establishment of rules of creation, approval, storage, use and comparisons of state measurement standards, improvement of measurement standard base of measurement units of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • organization of comparison of the results of verification and calibration of measuring instruments;
  • establishment of classification of state standards of units of quantities used in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • determining the procedure for the development and approval of regulatory documents to ensure the uniformity of measurements;
  • determination of General metrological requirements for measuring instruments, methods and results, methods of verification of measuring instruments;
  • determination of the order of application, production and repair of measuring instruments;
  • organization of the register of the state system of ensuring the unity of measurements;
  • organization and conduct of state metrological control;
  • representation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in international and regional Metrology organizations;
  • organization of advanced training and retraining in the field of ensuring the unity of measurements.
The functions of The state scientific metrological center are performed by the Republican state enterprise "Kazakhstan Institute of Metrology" (RSE "KazInMetr")..
General Director:Mr. Toktobek Tokanov
Address:Reference center, Mangilik El str., 11, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan
Telephone:+7 (7172) 28 29 99
E-mail:info@kazinmetr.kz
Web:http://www.kazinmetr.kz
RSE “KazInMetr” carries out:
  • work aimed at the development of Metrology in the Republic, taking into account the state policy in the field of ensuring the unity of measurements;
  • carrying out scientific, technical, practical, organizational and methodological works in order to improve the foundations of the state system of ensuring the unity of measurements of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • creation and improvement of measurement standard base of measurement units of the Republic, the organization and carrying out of comparisons of measurement standards;
  • participation in the improvement of the legislative and regulatory framework of the state system of ensuring the unity of measurements, harmonization of normative documents on Metrology with international requirements;
  • testing of manufactured in the Republic and imported measuring instruments for compliance with the established requirements;
  • information and regulatory support of organizations, institutions, enterprises and other consumers in the field of Metrology;
  • professional development and retraining in the field of Metrology.
3. National measurement standards
Kazakhstan has 101 units of measurement standards and reference equipment, including 52 units of state measurement standards and 49 units of state working measurement standards.
https://kazinmetr.kz/standards/ge/
4. Status of participation in Metre Convention
Member of the Metre Convention since 2008.
Signatory of the Mutual Recognition Agreement (CIPM MRA): Republican State Enterprise "Kazakhstan Institute of Metrology" (RGP "KazInMetr") (January 6, 2006)
(Has the right to use the CIPM MRA logo from April 13, 2011).
https://www.bipm.org/en/about-us/member-states/kz/
5. Certificates of recognition of QMS of NMIs (within COOMET)
RGP "KazInMetr" QMS certificate of recognition (ISO/IEC 17025): ¹QSF-R50 until 27.08.2020
RGP "KazInMetr" QMS certificate of recognition (ISO Guide-34): ¹QSF-R51 until 15.02.2022
6. Status of Calibration and measurement capabilities (CMC data)