What type of changes require an update to my California State Organic Program (SOP) registration?

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Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

An amendment to an existing registration is required when an operation has one or more of the following changes to their registration:

  • Addition of new facilities or growing locations in California
  • Change of ownership
  • Addition of production acreage
  • A  change/addition of operation type(s).

A registrant shall notify the Department of any change in the information reported on the registration form within 14 days or prior to the sale of additional product. Instructions on how to amend your registration with the SOP (CDFA or CDPH) is available here.