Central approval for companies

Check whether a company has central approval

Central approval is a quality scheme

Central approved companies have the necessary expertise, experience and systems for their business in the construction industry. These enterprises can demonstrate that they have:

  • The right competence and experience from their field
  • Quality assurance procedures
  • Paid their taxes

As optional additional information, the company may also state that it has been approved as a training company and that it has an insurance scheme for its employees.

Central approval - a quality scheme for companies in the construction industry

Central approval is administered by the Norwegian Building Authority
Central approval is a voluntary quality scheme. The companies included have applied to the Norwegian Building Authority for approval and have documented that they meet the requirements.

The aim of the scheme is to promote quality and conscientiousness among all players in the construction industry. It is an offence to misuse the seal of quality.


Phone: +47 22 47 56 00
The answer service for professional questions and for central approval is open from 10-14. You can also send us an email:

Email: post@dibk.no
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Postboks 8742 Youngstorget
0028 OSLO


Mariboes gate 13 0183 OSLO
Hunnsvegen 5 2821 GJØVIK


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Fakturamottak DFØ
Postboks 4746
7468 Trondheim
Organizational number: 974 760 223
IBAN-NR: NO3763450508979


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