to Food Safety Certification
Find your GLOBAL G.A.P. standard online
Submit your application and service contract agreement to QCS
Complete a self-assessment checklist and correct any non-compliances
Your on-site inspection/audit is conducted
Receive your certificate and reconfirm it annually
Read more about each step below.
Find the GLOBAL G.A.P. standards that apply to you online on their website. Familiarize yourself with these standards.
Download or request a QCS GLOBALG.A.P. application form as well as other informative documents from our document library. Complete the application and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your application is received and checked for completeness, a QCS representative will send you a cost estimate and service contract agreement.
Once QCS receives your signed service contract agreement, we will issue you a unique GLOBALG.A.P. number (GGN) for your registration i the GLOBALG.A.P. database.
Complete a GLOBALG.A.P. Self-Assessment Checklist and correct any non-compliances. You may download or request the checklist from our Document Library.
You must have documents and records available on-site demonstrating compliance with the standard for at least the past 90 days on the day of the inspection/audit.
An on-site inspection/audit will by scheduled with one of our qualified inspectors. You must schedule a time when all of your production processes, including harvesting, ma be audited for the products you want to certify.
Once you and each production process are registered and QCS has received your payment, QCS will assign you an inspector.
Once you complete your inspection/audit and successfully comply with the standards, you’ll receive a GLOBALG.A.P. certificate for the relevant version and scope.
The certificate is valid for one year and will need to be reconfirmed annually.