Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB) was created by personnel with over a hundred years combined experience.

It is a name built on trust with skills developed at the highest level to ensure that customers can enjoy complete faith in the reliability, safety and integrity of all our work.

Our independent assessments can feature legal, compliance, quality, performance, environmental or health and safety factors and obligations.

From our Great Yarmouth base in Norfolk UK, we operate with highly-qualified associate engineers across the UK and worldwide, offering versatile independent engineering verification and inspection of projects to the oil, gas and wider industrial sectors.

We are now extending that extensive experience in the onshore and offshore energy sector to develop a key role in the emerging world of renewables.

Our contracts are both UK and global featuring countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Egypt, Indonesia, Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Tunisia and the USA. We are always seeking to increase our portfolio and work with clients wherever they are based.

Support is provided by a close-knit team of specialist discipline engineers and inspectors strategically located around the globe looking after the interests of established clients and the increasing numbers of new clients.

IVB has always recognised that to sustain the highest possible standards of service to clients, people of exceptional calibre must be employed. Any specialist engineers or inspectors appointed to your project are not only fully endorsed by us but can be approved by you as well.

IVB offers:

  • Independent verification of offshore and onshore facilities.
  • Independent inspection during procurement, manufacture and beyond.
  • Risk assessment, both initial and continuing.
  • Independent audits of management and technical competence.
  • Manpower Supply, Specialist Personnel – From NDT Inspectors, AUT inspectors / Operators to Project Managers / Engineers


EEEGr (East of England Energy Group).
Norfolk Chamber of Commerce.
EIC (Engineering Industries Council)
NOF Energy (Northern Offshore Federation – Energy)
BSI (British Standards Institution)

IVB is also registered with FPAL / Achilles (For Oil & Gas Support and Services) , UVDB / Achilles (For Utilities Support and Services) and Ariba.  The Ariba Network makes it easy for buyers and suppliers to collaborate on transactions, strengthen their relationships, and discover new business opportunities.