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Registration for Legal Metrology


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Worried about the accuracy of your weighing and measuring instruments? Zolvit can help you to lawfully engage in the trading of scales, weights, measures, and so on.

Here’s How It Works

Zolvit has you covered with its nationwide network of legal metrology certification services. See how


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Here’s What You’ll Need

Submit the following documents to Zolvit to be registered under the Legal Metrology Act. Zolvit uses the best-in-industry security protocols to ensure your documents are always secure.

  • Application form

  • Supporting documents

  • Testing and calibration certificate

  • Declaration by the applicant

  • Undertaking by the manufacturer

  • No-objection certificate from the competent authority.

    Why Should I Use Zolvit for Legal Metrology Registration?

    • We Register a New Company Every 9 Minutes

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      We Register a New Company Every 9 Minutes

    • Businesses Served by Zolvit


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    • All Financial Services in One Place

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      All Financial Services in One Place

    • Nominal rates, great turnaround time

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      Nominal rates, great turnaround time

    • 100% satisfaction guaranteed


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    You'll never have to deal with your legal metrology registration issues on your own anymore. With Zolvit on your side, you'll never be alone when it comes to your registration difficulties.

    Did you know

    Did you know?

    As of March 31st, 2018, there were a total of 1,931,841 measuring instruments registered with the Legal Metrology department. Of those, 1,722,425 were active and 209,416 were inactive.

      The majority of legal meteorologists work in the manufacturing industry (44%), followed by the food and beverage industry (15%).


      What is the process for legal metrology registration?


      What is required for legal metrology registration?


      What are the benefits of legal metrology registration?


      An Overview of Legal Metrology Registration

      Legal metrology registration is a voluntary process that provides businesses with a certificate of compliance for certain measuring instruments. This includes items such as weight scales and measuring tapes. The certificate shows that the business has been inspected and found to be using accurate measuring devices. This helps to protect consumers from being misled or ripped off.

      Registering with a legal metrology body demonstrates a commitment to accuracy and fairness in measurement. This can help to build trust with customers, as they will know that they can rely on the measurements provided by the business.

      Registration is typically done through an accredited body, such as the National Measurement Institute. This process involves filling out an application and sending it along with the relevant documentation, such as calibration certificates. Once the application has been reviewed and approved, the business will be issued a certificate of compliance. Legal metrology registration is a voluntary process that provides businesses with a certificate of compliance for certain measuring instruments. This helps to protect consumers by ensuring that they are getting accurate measurements from businesses. To register, businesses need to fill out an application and provide documentation such as calibration certificates

        Benefits of Legal Metrology Registration

        There are many benefits to registering your measurements with a legal metrologist. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is that it can help ensure the accuracy of your measurements. In addition, registration can also help you to:

          Avoid penalties:


          Establish credibility:


          Protect your business:


          Checklist for Filing Legal Metrology Registration

          • Make sure that you have all the required documents. These include your business license, insurance, and any other relevant paperwork
          • Fill out an application form and pay the required fee
          • Once your application has been processed, you will be issued a registration certificate
          • You need to display your certificate in a prominent location on your premises.

          How to File Legal Metrology Registration with Zolvit

          • Step 1: Ensuring your measurements are accurate

            When you register your measurements, the legal metrologist will calibrate your equipment to ensure it is accurate. This will give you peace of mind knowing that your measurements are correct.

          • Step 2: Getting a certificate of calibration

            This certificate can be used as proof that your measurements are accurate. It can come in handy if you ever have to defend your measurements in court.

          • Step 3: Having a record of your calibration

            The legal metrologist will keep a record of your calibration, which can be useful if you ever need to recalibrate your equipment.

          • Step 4: Staying up to date with changes in the law

            The legal meteorologist will keep you up to date with any changes in the law that could affect your measurements.

          Due Dates for Legal Metrology Registration

          • The first step is to file an application, which must be done within 30 days of receiving the notice of registration
          • After the application has been filed, the registrar will review it and make a decision within 60 days
          • If the registrar approves the application, they will issue a certificate of registration
          • This certificate must be renewed every five years in order to keep the registration active
          • The registration must be renewed every five years. The current registration period is from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024.

          Legal Metrology Registration Acknowledgement

          • Once legal metrology registration is filed, an acknowledgement slip in duplicate is issued
          • It consists of details like the date of filing, the jurisdiction to which the application pertains, the name and address of the applicant, and the type of business conducted
          • After receiving the acknowledgement slip, the applicant must submit a prescribed fee within 30 days
          • This slip is proof that you have registered your business with the government and that you are now compliant with the law
          • It is important to keep this slip in a safe place as it can be used as evidence in the event of any legal issues.