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List of certification bodies under the Canada Organic Regime

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for monitoring and enforcing Part 13 of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR).

Certification bodies are accredited by the CFIA to certify food commodities as organic in accordance with the requirements of the Canada Organic Regime.

Name of certification body Accreditation scope Countries of operation List of operators
CU Inspections & Certifications India Private Limited (CU India)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
  • Grower group certification

Agriculture products: Canada, India, Peru, Vietnam

List maintained by CU India

Kiwa Sativa – Unipessoal, Lda
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification

Agriculture products: Brazil, Guinea Bissau, Ecuador, Peru

List maintained by Kiwa Sativa

Indocert
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower Group Certification
Agriculture products: India List maintained by Indocert
British Columbia Association for Regenerative Agriculture (BCARA)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Oroganic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by BCARA
Fraser Valley Organic Producers Association (FVOPA)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by FVOPA
Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by PACS
CCOF Certification Services Limited Liability Company
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by CCOF
Ecocert Canada
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture

Agriculture products: Canada

Aquaculture products: Canada

List maintained by Ecocert Canada
Organisme de Certification Québec Vrai (OCQV)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by Québec Vrai
Quality Certification Services (QCS)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture

Agriculture products: Canada

Aquaculture products: Canada

List maintained by QCS
TransCanada Organic Certification Services (TCO Cert)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Canada, Mexico List maintained by TCO Cert
Verificación y Certificación PAMFA Asociación Civil
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Mexico List maintained by PAMFA
Metrocert Sociedad Civil
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Mexico List maintained by Metrocert
Bio-Gro New Zealand Limited
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: New Zealand, Vanuatu, Samoa List maintained by Bio-Gro
Organic Food Development and Certification Center of China (OFDC)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: P.R. China, Cambodia List maintained by OFDC
Organizacion Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, Uruguay List maintained by OIA
Agriculture Certification Thailand (ACT)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia List maintained by ACT
CCPB Srl
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by CCPB Srl
Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA) Srl
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Mexico, San Marino, United Arab Emirates List maintained by ICEA
International Certification Services Incorporated (ICS)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by ICS
Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Pro-Cert Canada)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
  • Grower group certification

Agriculture products: Canada, Israel, Vietnam

Aquaculture products: Canada, USA (livestock production only), Vietnam

List maintained by Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Pro-Cert Canada)
Seeds Canada dba Centre for Systems Integration (CSI)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by CSI
Japan Organic & Natural Foods Association (JONA)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Japan, China, Taiwan List maintained by JONA
Soil Association Certification Ltd. (SACL)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
  • Grower group certification

Agriculture products: Belize, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Thailand

Aquaculture products: United Kingdom

List maintained by SACL
AsureQuality Limited
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: New Zealand, Tahiti (French Polynesia) List maintained by AsureQuality
Biocert International PVT Ltd.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam List maintained by Biocert Intl.
IMO Control Private Limited (IMO India)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam List maintained by IMO India
PT BIOCert Indonesia Ltd.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, East Timor, Papua New Guinea List maintained by BIOCert Indonesia
Certificadora Biotropico S.A. (Biotropico)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Colombia, Venezuela List maintained by Biotropico
Organic Standard Ltd.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tadzhikistan, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan List maintained by Organic Standard
Bioagricert S.R.L. Unipersonale
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by Bioagricert
Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
  • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture

Agriculture products: Canada, Taiwan

Aquaculture products: Canada

List maintained by OCIA

Organic Producers Association of Manitoba Co-operative Incorporated (OPAM)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists and;
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by OPAM
Quality Assurance International Incorporated (QAI)
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists and;
Agriculture products: Canada List maintained by QAI
Aditi Organic Certifications Pvt. Ltd.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists and;
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

List maintained by Aditi

LETIS S.A.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists and;
  • Grower group certification
Agriculture products: Argentina, Canada, Israel

List maintained by LETIS

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