Forms &

APPLICATIONS

OTCO FORMS & APPLICATIONS

OTCO provides certification services for operations that produce in crops, livestock or handle organic products. Within each of these broad categories OTCO has established classes of certification to address the unique attributes and activities of each type of operation. A single operation may be certified under more than one category and class of certification, depending on the scope of their activities.

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The certification application includes various documents OTCO publishes in order to be fully transparent and provide you with the information you need to be successful during the certification process. When applying for certification, you will need to download the appropriate application form for the certification you are seeking. Click one of the links to jump to the desired section.

RENEWAL APPLICATION

Covers all scopes of certification for updating annual certification

FARM

Covers farms producing agricultural and horticultural crops and pasture areas used for livestock grazing

LIVESTOCK

Covers all livestock production practices and all animals including meat, eggs and milk.

PROCESSORS  AND HANDLERS

Covers all classes of Handling for certification, including processed organic foods by processors and co-packers, packers, brokers, wholesalers and distributors and marketers.

FIBERS AND TEXTILES

Covers post-harvest production and handling of organic fiber and textile products under the Global Organic Textile Standards

PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

Covers the processing and handling of personal care products under the NSF/ANSI 305 Standards.

RESTAURANTS AND RETAILERS

Covers restaurants and retailers that sell organic products to the consumer, either as fresh produce, packaged goods, or ready-to-eat meals.

SALMON SAFE

Salmon-Safe Organic is a joint venture between Oregon Tilth and Salmon-Safe, a nonprofit organization working to restore watersheds for salmon to spawn and thrive

TRANSITIONAL

Transitional standards are based upon the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 and the applicable production and handling standards established by the USDA National Organic Program under 7 CFR Part 205.

BLANK FORMS & TOOLS

Additional forms and tools to document the necessary requirements for certification

SPANISH APPLICATIONS

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