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Canada Extended Affidavit

Use this form to verify supplier compliance with the US/Canadian equivalence for raw produce, ingredients, or processed products that were produced by companies other than your own. This document is not required if your supplier can provide alternative verification from their certifier demonstrating their compliance with the U.S./Canadian equivalence, such as a client profile/certificate, or other attestation document.

This document does not need to be returned to CCOF.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
CCOF International Program

Some quick tips and information about our International Program, including the Global Market Access Program, and the International Standards Program.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
EU Export Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to an EU member state, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

For operations shipping from the United States, enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for US/EU Equivalency is required. For operations shipping from Mexico, enrollment in CCOF's International Standard Program is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
EU Organic Regulations and Logo Use

Background, Assessment, and Interpretation of (EC) 834/2007, as well as frequently asked questions and instructions for use of the EU organic logo.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Helpful documents or flyer
Global Market Access Application

Enrollment in the CCOF GMA program means that CCOF will review your operation for compliance with equivalence arrangements between the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) or Canadian Organic Regime (COR) and various foreign governmental bodies. NOP certified operations can be reviewed to equivalencies with Canada, the EU, Japan, Korea, and Switzerland, and COR certified operations can be reviewed to equivalencies with the US and Japan.

If your operation is located outside the U.S. and exporting to the EU or Switzerland, you will need to enroll in the CCOF International Standard program.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Organic System Plan
Global Market Access Program Manual

This manual describes the requirements for operations enrolled in the Global Market Access program. This is typically only necessary if your products are exported to foreign markets where the U.S. National Organic Program has equivalence arrangements, including Canada, the European Union, Japan and more.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Manual or Standard
GMA Wine Approval Application

If your operation is producing wine that may be exported to the EU or Switzerland, or exporting wine to the EU or Switzerland, you will need to complete the GMA Wine Approval Application. CCOF will verify that your wines meet EU and/or Switzerland production requirements as part of your enrollment in the GMA program.

Processor or Handler Organic System Plan
Guidance for Determining COR Compliance for Handlers

This document is provided to CCOF clients and staff to provide guidance for determining whether processing/ handling practices comply with the requirements for compliance certification to the COR standards. These standards apply ONLY to operations producing organic food products in Canada.

Processor located in Canada Helpful documents or flyer, Instructions
International Market Labeling Guide

CCOF has developed this helpful guide to explain the requirements for labels on organic products sold in Canada, the EU, Japan, Korea, and Mexico. All products being shipped to these markets under a U.S. Organic Equivalency Arrangement must meet the labeling requirements of the destination market. Please submit all labels to CCOF for approval prior to printing.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada Helpful documents or flyer, Instructions
International Standard Program Application - Grower

Enroll in the International Standard Program ONLY if you export organic products to the EU or Switzerland from outside the USA. 

Grower, Livestock producer Organic System Plan
International Standard Program Application - Handler

Enroll in the International Standard Program ONLY if you export organic products to the EU or Switzerland from outside the USA. 

Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Organic System Plan
International Standard Program Manual

This manual describes the CCOF International Standard program and standards. The program is for operations outside the US shipping to the European Union or Switzerland directly. To apply for this program please complete the International Standard Program Application for Grower or Handler.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Manual or Standard
Japan (TM-11) Export Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to Japan, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

Enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for Japan Export is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Japan/COR Export Certificate Request Packet

This is for operations located in Canada and certified to COR.

Once you know you will be shipping to Japan, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org. 

Enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for Japan Export is required.

Processor located in Canada Form
JAS Seal Consignment Contract

If you ship product to Japan you and your importer can sign this contract, giving you the ability to attach your importer’s JAS seal on product you export to them. Follow all instructions for the consignment and complete the training for attaching JAS seals.

Grower, Processor or Handler Form
Korea NAQS Export Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to Korea, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

Enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for US/Korea Equivalency is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Korean Organic Logo and Labeling Information

This document was released by the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) as the regulation for the use and management of the Korean Organic Logo.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler Instructions
Manual del Programa de Cumplimiento de México

Este manual describe los estándares que aplica a operaciones ingresando al Programa de Cumplimiento de México de CCOF. El programa es para operaciones en México y exportando productos orgánicos a México.

Mexico Compliance Program Manual

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Manual or Standard
Mexico Compliance Program Application

Enroll in the Mexico Compliance Program if your operation is located in Mexico or exports organic products to Mexico.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, I am not an organic operation Organic System Plan
Mexico Compliance Program Manual

This manual describes the standards that apply to operations joining CCOF’s Mexico Compliance Program. The program is for operations in Mexico and exporting organic products to Mexico.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Manual or Standard
NOP Import Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to the U.S., complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
NOP Transaction Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to a country that only requires NOP certification verification, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Recordkeeping Report of Attached JAS Seals

This document should be used by exporters shipping product to Japan and attaching the JAS seal through a consignment contract. Send a copy of this document to CCOF with every export certificate request.

Grower, Processor or Handler Form, Template or worksheet
Sample Complaints Log

This document is available for clients enrolled in the ISP and COR programs. It can be used to meet the international requirement to maintain a complaint log.

This template is available for download as a PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel document, or Google Template (Google email account is required). See links below. 

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Helpful documents or flyer, Template or worksheet
Solicitud del Programa de Cumplimiento de México

Inscríbase en el Programa de Cumplimiento de México si su operación se encuentra en México o exporta productos orgánicos a México.

Mexico Compliance Program Application

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, I am not an organic operation Organic System Plan
Switzerland Export Certificate (air) Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to Switzerland by air, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

For operations shipping from the United States, enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for US/Swiss Equivalency is required. For operations shipping from Mexico, enrollment in CCOF's International Standard Program is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Switzerland Export Certificate (vessel) Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to Switzerland by air, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

For operations shipping from the United States, enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for US/Swiss Equivalency is required. For operations shipping from Mexico, enrollment in CCOF's International Standard Program is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Taiwan (TM-11) Export Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to Taiwan, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Training for Attaching JAS Seals

This training is required in order for you to comply with the JAS Seal Consignment Contract. Complete the training and send a copy to your importer and CCOF.

Grower, Processor or Handler Form, Instructions