Published by: Adam Żeberkiewicz

Measurement administration in Poland consists of:

  • Central Office of Measures (seat in Warsaw),
  • 10 Regional Offices of Measures (placed in Bialystok, Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Lodz, Katowice, Cracow, Poznan, Szczecin, Warsaw and Wroclaw).


Hallmarking administration bodies in Poland includes:

  • President of the Central Office of Measures,
  • directors of the Regional Assay Offices (in Warsaw and Krakow).

Directors of the Regional Assay Offices perform their duties through the Regional Assay Offices, together with their branch offices.



The structure of the Central Office of Measures includes the following organizational sections:

  • Acoustics and Vibration Laboratory
  • Time and Frequency Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Length Laboratory
  • Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory
  • Photometry and Radiometry Laboratory
  • Mass Laboratory
  • Ionizing Radiation Laboratory
  • Flow Laboratory
  • Thermometry Laboratory
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Metrology


  • Bureau of General Director
  • Bureau of Strategy
  • Bureau of Measurement Service

Organizational chart of GUM

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