The organisation was originally founded in 1982 by Ing Ray Spiteri and as the client base increased a limited liability company was formed in 2006. TVI Services which was formerly known as TUV Malta was the first company in Malta to offer the services of a Notified Body in the field of lifts and machinery. It still remains the only company which has internal technical competencies and resources to carry out unit verification work, calculations and traffic analysis in the field of vertical transportation systems.

TVI Services is the local representative office of SGS Italia Lifts Division which is part of SGS Group, Switzerland and it carries out final inspections and unit verifications on new lifts for CE conformity under Notified Body No 1381 as per Lifts Directive 2014/33/EU.

TVI Services is accredited by the National Accreditation Board as an ISO17020:12 Inspection Body Type A (Registration No 101) in the field of lift inspections. Click here to view a the TVI Services accreditation scope.

TVI Services is also a member of BSI (UK), and each engineer is an individual corporate member of the IAEE (International Association of Elevator Engineers).