SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) | Western Cape Government

SA Bureau of Standards (SABS)


SABS is a statutory body that was established in terms of the Standards Act, 1945 (Act No. 24 of 1945) and continues to operate in terms of the latest edition of the Standards Act, 2008 (Act No. 8 of 2008) as the national standardisation institution in South Africa, mandated to:

  • Develop, promote and maintain South African National Standards (SANS)
  • Promote quality in connection with commodities, products and services
  • Render conformity assessment services and assist in matters connected therewith.
021 681 6700
Street Address:

Liesbeek Park Way, Rosebank, Cape Town

Postal Address:

PO Box 615, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7701

Overseeing Government Body: (The Government of South Africa)
The content on this page was last updated on 12 September 2019