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Calibrations

The calibration services of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are designed to help the makers and users of precision instruments achieve the highest possible levels of measurement quality and productivity.

New! Shop for your Calibration Service on the New Storefront

On March 27, 2019, NIST introduced a new online shopping experience to order Calibration services. As NIST is committed to providing high quality products and services, we are sure you will enjoy this new customer experience! To access the new NIST storefront and shop for Calibration Services, click here. To place an order, be sure to check out the New Customer link and information on the storefront homepage and register for an account.

What if I Need Assistance?

If you have questions about ordering a measurement service, please email the calibrations [at] nist.gov (Calibrations Group) or call 1-866-NIST-SHOP (or 1-866-647-8746). You may also contact our NIST Calibration Administrators: martin.wilson [at] nist.gov (Martin Wilson) - 301-975-2356; john.lomax [at] nist.gov (John Lomax) - 303-497-3842; or denise.prather [at] nist.gov (Denise Prather) - 301-975-4221.

Who Do I Call?

If you have difficulty finding a contact for your measurement service need or you need administrative assistance, please call 1-866-NIST-SHOP (or 1-866-647-8746). If you prefer, you can send email to the calibrations [at] nist.gov (Calibrations Group).

Calibrations Customer Survey

Calibrations Customer Survey Permissions: OMB Control No. 0693-0031 | OMB Expiration Date: June 30, 2021. This collection of information contains Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requirements approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  Notwithstanding any other provisions of the law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the PRA unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number.  Public reporting burden for this collection is estimated to be five to ten minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed and completing and reviewing the collection of information.  Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Attn: Gregory Strouse, 100 Bureau Dr., MS 8363, Gaithersburg MD 20899 or gstrouse [at] nist.gov.

Contacts

Calibration Administrators

Shipping and Receiving Coordinator and General Inquiries

Associate Director for Measurement Services