At Oregon Tilth, we try to keep the application process as simple and straight forward as possible. If you’ve already taken the initiative to make your processing or distribution practice organic and are ready to apply, check out the applications below to start the organic certification process.

Please include the following information:

×Start HereBasic Information and Contract Agreements

Basic forms to provide contact information to Oregon Tilth for your operation. Make sure to also complete the Certification and Trademark Use Agreement that summarizes the terms and conditions of organic certification with OTCO.

×Next StepCompleting Your Component Checklist
  • H1 Activities Checklist Handlers
    Based on the checklist, identify the sections of the Organic Systems Plan (OSP) that apply to your operation. For each activity that matches your plans or current organic activities, please complete the OSP section(s) indicated.
×Almost ThereOrganic System Plan (OSP)

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

Remember: Only complete sections of the application that apply to your operation.

Additional Forms for Product Evaluation:
×Final StepSubmit Application

Email your completed application to or mail it with correct certification fees to 2525 SE 3rd Street, Corvallis, OR 97333. One of our staff members will be in contact with you once we receive and process your application.

×International TradeProcessor & Handler Documents

Have questions about Processing and Handling Certification?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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