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NMISA maintains a realisation of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), called UTC (ZA), for South Africa, Eswatini & Lesotho. The current time is :  

South African Standard Time (SAST) is defined as UTC + 2 hours. The current time is : for South Africa, Eswatini & Lesotho. The current time is :

National Metrology Institute of South Africa

Units, NMS and Measurement Capabilities

The International System of Units (SI) defines the system of measurement globall

Quality of Life

The Quality of Life programme works at bringing measurement solutions

Reference Materials

The programme supports food and feed safety, paramount for the development of South Africa and Africa

Green Economy

The Green Economy programme focuses on the reference measurements required

Energy Efficiency

The NMISA Energy Efficient Solutions (EES) programme was identified from National Government needs

Manufacturing Competitiveness

The programme focuses on metrology services for the manufacturing industry.

Advanced Measurement Solutions

Metrology applications in industry increasingly demand ultra-high accuracy and sophisticated designs

Regional and International Integration

There is a continued drive and focus to support the Regional Integration goals of IPAP, and to position NMISA