• 3rd Party Verification
    3rd Party Verification

    Service orientation towards independent Quality Control and Quality Assurance

  • Mission

    To provide quality and technological services that consistently adds value to our clients operations.

  • Consulting

    ISQ Norway holds over 20 years experience in supplying consultants, inspectors and engineers to the Norwegian offshore industry.

  • Global Organisation
    Global Organisation

    A global network of technology and quality.

Notified Body


ISQ is a notified body number 28 for a wide range of European Directives. This status was achieved early on and further developed for many years. Our third party verification services are highly recognized internationally and in Portugal.

ISQ is a Notified Body for the machines listed in Annex IV. The Directive sets a regulatory basis for the harmonisation of essential health and safety requirements for machinery at an EU level.


The Directive concerns items such as vessels, pressurised storage containers, heat exchangers, steam generators, boilers, industrial piping, safety devices and pressure accessories. Such pressure equipment is widely used in the process industries (oil & gas, chemical) high temperature process industry, energy production and in the supply of utilities, heating, air conditioning and gas storage and transportation.


Additional notifications cna be found on the European Commission's Enterprise and Industry website under Portugal > INSTITUTO DE SOLDADURA E QUALIDADE (ISQ)


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