Skip to main content
GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD
ECOLOGY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

APPROVED CERTIFICATION BODIES

Look for Certification Bodies that are currently approved to Certify entities of the textile supply chain and their products according to GOTS All listed Certification Bodies can offer their GOTS certification services in their approved scopes worldwide. Approval for certification is provided for 4 different scopes by GOTS:

  •  Certification of mechanical textile processing and manufacturing operations and their products (scope 1)
  •  Certification of wet processing and finishing operations and their products (scope 2)
  •  Certification of trading operations and related products (scope 3)
  • approval of textile auxiliary agents (chemical input) on positive lists (scopes 4)

Search for the respective scope and contact details of the certification Body and local office representatives that may provide information with regard to GOTS certification are also stated.

Note that not all offices have the services of a locally available GOTS auditor/inspector. Prospective GOTS entities are encouraged to obtain more information by contacting the certifiers.

Eurofins Textile Testing Spain, S.L.U.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Spain, Turkiye, Vietnam

APCER - Associação Portuguesa de Certificação

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Portugal

Clean Globe International (Pty) Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Indonesia, Morocco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan - China, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkiye, United States of America

Agricert – Certificação de Produtos Alimentares Lda.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Albania, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Norway, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen

TÜV Rheinland (China) Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Taiwan - China

Kaixin Certification (Beijing) Co.Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
China

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Inc.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antarctica, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (South), Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, North Macedonia, Norway, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan - China, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vietnam, Yemen

GSCS International Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Algeria, Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkiye, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

IDFL Laboratory and Institute Inc.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Albania, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (South), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Norway, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan - China, Thailand, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam

Intertek Testing Services NA., Inc.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Hong Kong - SAR of China, India, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkiye, United States of America, Vietnam

CTV – Certificação de Têxteis e de Vestuário

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Portugal, Spain

Control Union Gozetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Sti.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Denmark, Egypt, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen

Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan

CU Inspections and Certifications India Pvt. Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Bangladesh, India, Korea (South)

CERES-CERT AG

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Myanmar, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkiye, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Soil Association Certification

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, United Kingdom

GCL International Ltd.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (South), Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan - China, Thailand, Turkiye, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam

Oregon Tilth, Inc.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Canada, Mexico, United States of America

ICEA Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkiye, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam

CCPB Srl

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Italy, Myanmar, Pakistan, Romania, Sri Lanka, Turkiye, United States of America, Vietnam

OIA Organizacion Internacional Agropecuaria S.A.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Argentina, Australia, Germany, Italy, Paraguay, Peru, Switzerland, Uruguay

Ecocert Greenlife

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macao, North Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vietnam

USB Certification Denetim Gözetim Ve Belgelendirme Hizmetleri Anonim Şirketi

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Morocco, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan - China, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam

ETKO Ekolojik Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd Sti

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3, 4
Countries of operation
Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Greece, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkiye, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America

Control Union Certifications b.v.

Approved Scopes
1, 2, 3
Countries of operation
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong - SAR of China, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), North Macedonia, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan - China, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkiye, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam