Legal Metrology Act Registration - (With Evtl-India)

Overview of legal metrology packaged commodities (LMPC) registration 

The Legal Metrology Act, of 2009 is responsible for establishing and enforcing standards of weights and measures, regulating the trade and commerce in weights, measurements, and other goods which are sold or distributed by the medium of weight, measure, or numbers. This Act applies to the whole of the country. The Registration under the Act may be called a Legal Metrology Registration or Legal Metrology Packaged Commodity (LMPC) License.


Any dealer of the commodities, measured by weight, measurement, and number is required to get himself registered under the Legal Metrology Act. The business as specified under the law includes buying, selling, supplying, or distributing the commodities by any such weight or measure, either in cash or for deferred payment or commission, remuneration, or other valuable consideration. The business may be conducted by a commission agent, an importer, or a manufacturer and includes selling, supplying, distributing, or otherwise delivery of any weight or measure.


The Act of Legal Metrology applies to every pre-packaged commodity. The international units of measurement shall be followed which indicates the following base units:


(i) length - meter

(ii) mass - kilogram

(iii) time - second

(iv) electric current - ampere

(v) thermodynamic temperature - kelvin

(vi) luminous intensity - candela and

(vii) amount of substance - mole.



Metrology is the scientific study of measurement. Legal metrology helps in providing standards for the control of measurements and measuring instruments. Legal metrology at the same time safeguards public safety, the environment, customers, and merchants, and it is essential for fair trade.


The sale or distribution of all packaged goods in India, such as export goods, food items, and consumer products, requires a Legal Metrology Certificate from the Metrology Department of Consumer Affairs, as per the Legal Metrology Act, 2009.


Due to the advancement of science & technology, there has been a vast upgrade in weighing and measuring techniques which have extended the scope of weights & measures.


Our Assistance in getting the Legal Metrology Registration in India With (EVTl-India)

Unlike the most modern business registration process, the Legal metrology certificate online registration of weights and measures still requires offline and online processes. Our experts possess a deep understanding of both of them. They pool their resources to:

•    Fill out your application.

•    Collect a sample of your product.

•    Apply and associated documents to the Department.

•    Conduct a thorough follow-up to check up on the progress of the application.

Throughout the thick and thin of the application filing process, our experts will stand with you. Any objections will be met with an instantaneous response from our end. When the registration process is complete, you’ll be informed promptly.

So, reach out Evtl-India to us for a Legal metrology certificate online registration for weights and measures.




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