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To have developed a high quality infrastructure comparable with the top international model by the year 2022.


To enhance the productivity of the Swaziland industry and the competitiveness of the Swaziland products in the domestic and global market and creating a level playing field for trade and commerce through the provision of standards related services and technical regulatory framework with the aim of contributing to the socio-economic development of Swaziland, thereby raising the standard of living of the citizenry.


The Department is tasked with the development of the legal and institutional framework and infrastructure for standardization, Technical Regulations, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology to achieve its mission.


The National Regulatory and Quality Policy (2010)_ - The Policy provides direction and guidelines for the establishment of a morden regulatory and quality infrastructure.



The Department of Regulatory and Quality Infrastructure Development (RQID) is composed of three Sections viz: Accreditation Section; Technical Regulatory Section. and Quality Promotion Section

Main Responsibilities:

a) Accreditation - A National Accreditation Focal Point was established in this section to provide a link to accreditation for Swaziland Conformity Assessment bodies (CABs) to the SADC Accreditation Service (SADCAS) weblink -

b) Technical Regulatory Section - To prepare and administer a Technical Regulatory Framework that provides a common approach to the prepararion, adoption and application of technical regulation by the central and local governments.

c) Quality Promotions Section - To establish the Quality Council and promote quality principles in all sectors of the economy to achieve high quality products and enhanced productivity.



P. O. BOX 451


Phone: +268 2404 7509 / 10

Fax: +268 2404 4711

National Regulatory and Quality Policy (Click Here to Download)

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