Certificate of Verification ( COV )
For House Inspections

Certificate of Verification ( COV ) For House Inspections

iMate has a qualified registered New Zealand electrical inspector, who can have a look and inspect the condition of you electrical equipment and wiring, making sure it is electrically safe. Issuing you with a Certificate Of Verification, or the information on work needed to bring it up to standard.

Insurance companies would often request a COV for residential properties during the sale and purchase of property. Older properties tend to need these more, to get insurance which then lets banks sign off mortgage.

Why Would You Need a COV

Insurance companies would often request a COV for residential properties during the sale and purchase of property. Older properties tend to need these more, to get insurance which then lets banks sign off mortgage.

When you are selling your house, an electrical COV is a good selling tool, giving any potential purchasers the confidence that the property is electrically safe.

When Would You Need a COV

Electrical COV’s help to identify potential electrical hazards and provide confidence to individuals and lower the level of risk to insurance companies & banks. Common situations when electrical COV’s would be requested include:

Buying Of a Property:

To settle the mortgage before the purchase

To gain confidence with the purchase either before or after.

Periodic Maintenance of Your Property:

To keep on top of any unforeseen electrical issues, or intermittent electrical issues.

Levels Of COV Inspections

Section 3 - Basic Visual Inspection

Section 4 - Visual Inspection and Basic Testing

Section 5 – Visual Inspecting and Full Testing

Basic visual inspection would be done on all electrical items and visible wiring, as per our electrical standard AS/NZS 3019:2007. If any issues are found, we would need to move to a Section 4 or 5 depending on how large the Electrical issue is.