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Control Union Certifications b.v.

Approved Certification Body


Meeuwenlaan 4-6 NL-8011 BZ Zwolle

Approved Scopes: 1, 2, 3
Accredited by: RvA

Authentication method(s) for GOTS certificates

There have been cases of invalid certificates which have been faked or manipulated. Below you’ll find one or more methods to authenticate a GOTS certificate at hand. Should you not be able to obtain confirmation of the certificate’s authenticity, please inform GOTS () and the certification body about this. We’ll get back to you.

Certificate specific authentication page

If you use the QR code (or the web address) on the certificate to have it authenticated, please make sure that you are directed to the following web server.
The URI pattern to download the original of a certificate is: SC:{ID}/file and for TC:{ID}/file. Every certificate has a QR code containing the specific URI. This URI can be used to download the original document.

Bangladesh, India: Certified facilities in these countries are operated by CU Inspections India Pvt. Ltd. which is independently approved as GOTS Certifier.
Turkey: Certified facilities in Turkey are operated by Control Union Gozetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Sti. which is independently approved as GOTS Certifier.

Local Contacts



Control Union Certifications B.V.
Contact: Ms. Lonneke de Kort
Meeuwenlaan 4-6,
Phone: +31 (0)38 4260100, +31 (0)38 4260100
Fax: +31 (0)38 4237040


Control Union Certifications Denmark
Contact: Ms. Astrid Wodschow
DK-3390 Hunested
Phone: +45 737 02501


Control Union Certifications Germany GmbH
Contact: Ms. Anna Perrottet
Dorotheastrasse 30
D-10318 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 509 69 88-0
Fax: +49 30 509 69 88-88


Control Union Certifications Portugal
Contact: Mr. Cláudio Carlos
Rua Industrial Alfredo da Silva, 14 Gabinete P
CX Postal 5051
PT-2831-904 Barreiro
Phone: +351 211 389546


Control Union Gozetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Sti. is independently approved as GOTS Certifier.
Contact details can be found here



Control Union China
Contact: Mr. Wang Li Fu
Room 1301, Jintiandi International Building
998 Renmin Road
200021 Shanghai
Phone: +86 21 63550933

Hong Kong

Control Union Certifications Hong Kong
Contact: Mr. Stephen Chui
Unit 1305, 13/F,
Prosperity Place
6 Shing Yip Street
Kwun Tong, Kowloon,
Hong Kong

Phone: +852 23967186


CU Inspections and Certifications India Pvt. Ltd. is independently approved as GOTS Certifier.
Contact details can be found here


Control Union Korea
Contact: Mr. James Kim
Suite 910, Dream Tower
66 Seongsui-ro
Seongdong Gu
04784 Seoul
Phone: +82 2 22819200



Control Union USA Inc. (Certification office)
Contact: Mr. Robert Demianew
8211 West Broward Boulevard, Suite 430
FL 33324 Plantation, Fort Lauderdale
Phone: +1 954 9002987

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