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After reviewing our certification services, please download the appropriate application packet. Each packet includes an introduction letter that provides guidelines on how to navigate your application.If needed, we’re happy to send an application packet by mail. Requests for mailed applications can be made by phone to (503) 378-0690 or email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19>.

If you need more info regarding the certification process or want clarification regarding our services, please contact us or check out our Help Center to see answers to commonly asked questions. On behalf of all of us at OTCO, thank you for considering us. Of course, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at:

USDA National Organic Program

For common, pre-certification questions, please review our Help Center articles on the organic certification process and eligibility.

Each packet contains a welcome letter, instructions, checklist, operations form, application forms, and contract. Please submit the completed application and all required forms by email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19> or by mail to Oregon Tilth, 2525 SE 3rd Street Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note that fees are due at the time of application submission.USDA NOP application packets by service option:

OTCO Transitional Organic Program

Oregon Tilth offers voluntary transitional certification services for farm operations in the process of transitioning land to organic. Please note that your land must be free of prohibited materials for a minimum of one year to be eligible to apply.

The packet contains a welcome letter, instructions, checklist, operations form, application forms, and contract. Please submit the completed application and all required forms by email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19> or by mail to Oregon Tilth, 2525 SE 3rd Street Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note that fees are due at the time of application submission.

Transitional organic certification application

International standards

Our know-how and credibility in organic certification are valued and known beyond the U.S., reaching into Canada, Mexico, and other countries.

OTCO provides technical assistance and services to help certified organic clients access export opportunities for raw and processed organic products to international markets. Additionally, you may be eligible to be certified to international organic program standards. We offer an integrated approach to deliver your operation clear and practical support in navigating individual country requirements.

Personal care products

Prior to applying for certification, review your personal care product(s) to see if it qualifies for USDA NOP processing certification, or if you need to pursue NSF/ANSI 305 certification.

The packet contains a welcome letter, instructions, application form, and contract. Please submit the completed application and all required forms by email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19> or by mail to Oregon Tilth, 2525 SE 3rd Street Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note that fees are due at the time of application submission.

NSF/ANSI 305 application

Global Organic Textile Standard

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is a comprehensive certification service for any step throughout the textile supply chain. Please note, to be eligible for certification, all steps in your product’s supply chain — including raw materials — must be inspected and approved.

The packet contains a welcome letter, instructions, application, and contract. Please submit the completed application and all required forms by email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19> or by mail to Oregon Tilth, 2525 SE 3rd Street Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note that fees are due at the time of application submission.

GOTS application

Salmon-Safe

OTCO-certified organic farmers — crop and livestock — are eligible to receive a flat fee ($95) assessment for Salmon-Safe certification to occur during your annual organic inspection.Please submit the completed form by email to <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Z1tbX2VhX0BpAj9MSDFiERVFWGtS_19> or by mail to Oregon Tilth, 2525 SE 3rd Street Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note that fees are due at the time of application submission.

Salmon-Safe Certification application

Bee Better Certified™

OTCO has partnered with The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to create Bee Better Certified™.

The application packet and additional information are available on the Bee Better Certified™ website.

Bee Better Certified™ website

Additional support / Contact us

Need more help?

Give us a call at (541) 709-5498 or send an email to helpdesk@tilth.org. Our staff will be happy to provide answers and discuss all of the options available to you.

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