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Your Application

Send your application to the PEFC Secretariat in electronic format including the English translations of the following documents:

  • Formal letter with the request for assessment from your National Governing Body;
  • System description;
  • Standard setting procedures and standard setting process development report. You must include either reports and records of the standard setting process or a description of how the PEFC requirement was fulfilled;
  • Forest management standard(s);
  • Group forest certification model description (if applicable);
  • Chain of Custody standard;
  • Administrative procedures (logo licensing, complaints and appeals procedures,notification procedures);
  • Description of certification and accreditation procedures;
  • Completed PEFC Standard and System Requirements Check-list.

We recommend carefully reviewing whether you are able to add any further evidence to your application such as minutes from meetings and contracts. Delays may occur if the assessor needs to request additional documentation to verify your System compliance.

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