who we are

Who we are

Bureau Veritas is a recognized world leader in testing, inspection and certification services (TIC).

Since 1828, Bureau Veritas has been providing its customers with high value-added services. Our objective: to help you meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, social responsibility and sustainable development.


Bureau Veritas is a "Business to Business to Business to Society" service company. We provide innovative laboratory testing, inspection and certification solutions for companies that are shaping a changing world.

We test, inspect and certify the quality and reliability of your products, infrastructure, processes or brand.

We deliver solutions that enable you to control your risks, comply with regulations or improve your performance. As an expert in our sector, we support you in the QHSE management (quality, health, safety and environment) of your assets, projects, products and systems. And this, everywhere in Africa and around the world: with 77 000 employees in 140 countries, we help you develop new businesses, whatever your sector and location.

Operating in 45African countries
Employing 3 500people
Serving more than 10 000 clients in Africa 10 000clients in Africa


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    A non-negotiable priority and essential for the operation of our activities.


    Impartiality, independence and integrity have formed part of the core values of Bureau Veritas


    The most important tools for an objective measurement of company performance

our mission

We test, inspect and certify your assets to enable you to increase your performance and minimize your risks.

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our commitments

We are committed to the development of the continent through a clear and precise human resources and sustainable development policy. We invest in the education and training of young people, men and women through various associations and non-governmental organizations. 

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our history

Bureau Veritas has been present in Africa for more than 120 years. 

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