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Document Name & Description Operation Types Document Type
Livestock Materials Application (OSP Materials List)

List all materials used by your operation, including pest control materials, sanitizers, health care materials, and feed supplements/additives.

Livestock producer Organic System Plan
Livestock Offsite Location Affidavit

A CCOF certified operation may use another certified organic location for animal grazing and/or management if records are maintained that fully disclose all activities and transactions. Use this form to add a certified organic offsite location to your Organic System Plan.

Grower, Livestock producer Form, Organic System Plan
Livestock Organic Certification Application

Organic certification application for operations that raise animals such as poultry, dairy, beef, and sheep etc. This application includes crop production sections for pasture and range land.

Download your application packet:

Livestock producer, I am not an organic operation Application Packet, Organic System Plan
Mediation Request Form and Instructions

An operation may request mediation concerning a notification of Denial of Certification, Proposed Suspension, or Proposed Revocation directly to CCOF in writing. CCOF may accept or deny the request for mediation and will communicate the decision to accept or deny in writing. The goal of mediation is to enter into a Settlement Agreement.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form, Instructions
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
MyCCOF Online Certification Management

MyCCOF provides the online tools that make certification simpler for you. Use MyCCOF to easily manage certification, track suppliers, and search and add materials for use in organic production.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler Helpful documents or flyer
Natural Flavor Affidavit

Use this affidavit for any nonorganic flavor you would like to use in your certified organic products. Please forward this affidavit to your flavor manufacturer as they must fill out and sign the form.

Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada Form
Natural Flavour Affidavit - Canada

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Give this affidavit to the Flavor Manufacturer so that CCOF can verify that the Natural Flavor you want to use is compliant. To save time, be sure to check with CCOF before submitting this information to see if we have review the Natural Flavor before!

Processor located in Canada Form
Nonorganic Processing Material Affidavit

Used by CCOF clients and manufacturers to document GMO, irradiation, and sewage sludge compliance for nonorganic materials (ingredients, processing aids, additives, etc.)

Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant Form
Nonorganic Processing Material Affidavit - Canada

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Give this affidavit to the manufacturer of any nonorganic material you would like to use (ingredients, processing aids, additives, etc.) so that CCOF can verify that the material you want to use is compliant. To save time, be sure to check with CCOF before submitting this information to see if we have to review the material before!

Processor located in Canada Form
NOP 4009 Instruction and Q&A: Who Needs to be Certified?

This instruction clarifies the certification requirements for operations that produce or handle agricultural products to be sold, labeled or represented as organic. Both the instructions document and official Q&A are included.

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 Instructions
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 Standards Manual

This manual includes the official National Organic Program (NOP) standards for CCOF organic certification under the USDA National Organic Program. CCOF certifies to the NOP as our primary standard. Check out the U.S. National Organic Program’s NOP Handbook for more details about organic certification under the USDA program.

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 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

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