An independent UKAS accredited provider of 3rd party certification in support of fire safety and security

About Us

About IFC Certification Ltd

IFC Certification Ltd is an independent UKAS accredited provider of high quality customer focused third party certification in support of fire safety and security.

The necessity for manufacturers and installers to be able to demonstrate capability and traceability of their products and services is now more important than ever before, with increased public awareness, industry mindfulness and regulatory recommendations.

With over 15 years’ experience of successfully delivering our certification services to a vast array of clients who specify, design, manufacture, install, assess or maintain fire protection products and systems, IFC Certification are the perfect partners to ensure you remain industry leaders.

We can offer schemes covering Product and Installer Certification; as well as Enhanced Security Schemes, Site Inspections Services, Quality Management Systems and we are also a Notified Body for certificating products for UKCA/CE Marking.

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Certification independently confirms characteristics of a product, process, or organisation. Our certificates and reports offer reliable, impartial, objective and internationally recognised evidence.

Our Mission

We will maintain a positive culture and a spirit of technical innovation, to be at the forefront of fire safety solutions and certification, supporting our customers in a complex safety and regulatory environment.

About Kiwa UK Group

Kiwa is a world leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC), operating across a wide variety of markets and employing over 10,000 people worldwide.

With our certification, inspection, testing, training, consultancy and data services we create trust in our customers’ products, services, processes, (management) systems, personal capabilities and environmental performance. Ambitious, reliable and engaged. Thus, we help them to improve their businesses.

As a Partner for Progress, we work in many industry sectors and market segments, ranging from (drinking) water and renewable energy, construction and industry assets to medical devices, food, feed & farm, radio and wireless and fire safety. We support customers in manufacturing and process industries, (business) services, public and private utilities, governments and international institutions.

Three companies form our organisation today: Kiwa, Inspecta and SHV. In 2021, Kiwa joined the SHV Family of Companies whose values and purpose, ‘Courage to care for generations to come’, align perfectly with our customer and CSR commitments.

IFC Group Joins Kiwa

In 2021 the IFC Group and its associated companies (which includes IFC Certification)  joined the Kiwa UK Group.

Whilst the acquisition of IFC Group adds a new service line to Kiwa’s suite of services and further strengthens their existing fire safety capabilities both in the UK and abroad; IFC Group remain one of the most recognised authorities in the awareness, innovation and practical application across all aspects of Fire Safety.

Please be assured that all contacts and all legal company entities remain the same.

For more information about Kiwa and their wider services please visit their website.

Kiwa stands for
Trust, Quality and Progress.

Founded in the Netherlands in 1948, Kiwa is now present in over 35 countries with operations across the globe, but our core values, ideals and drive to create trust remains key.

Kiwa stands for Trust, Quality and Progress. From the foundations up, everything we do is built on trust.

We are proud to be a partner for progress, acquiring other partners to help us fulfil our commitment – to create trust around the world.