General Directorate of Metrology


The General Directorate of Metrology is a legal public entity specialized for metrology, with its head office in Tirana and organized on national level in 4 Regional Centres subordinate to the minister responsible of economy.
Organization and functioning of the General Directorate of Metrology is regulated by decisions of the Council of Ministers. DPM is organized and operates based on the DCM no. 1576 date 17.10.2008 “On the organization and functioning of DPM” and the Prime Minister Order no 112 date 06.08.2008, “On the approval of the structure of DPM”.
DPM implements the metrology policy in Albania in all the three categories:
• “Scientific metrology" dealing with the organization and development of national measurement standards and with their maintenance.
• "Industrial metrology" dealing with the comparison of measurement results.
• "Legal metrology" regulated by law and other legal provisions which aims to ensure accuracy and reliability of measurement results in areas where legally
controlled measuring instruments are applied.

The mission of DPM is:
• To create, maintain and use the national measurement standards and reference materials;
• To protect citizens through the organization of the control of measuring instruments in the fields of official and trade transactions, health protection,
environment protection and check of quantity of pre-packages products;
• To offer calibration services to producers and users of measuring instruments for being competitive in the internal and global market.

Contact persons:
Gledjon Rehovica, General Director

Further contact details are provided below.

  • Research Institute
Contact details
Phone:+355 4 2228 244
Address:Rr. Sami Frasheri, Nr.33 Tirana
Geographical focus
  • Albania
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Marko Groboljsek on April 11, 2012
Modified on May 16, 2012