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How to register as an organic operator

Under Council Regulation EC 834/2007 (pdf 190Kb) as amended and Council Regulation EC 889/2008 (pdf 1,782Kb)     as amended, an organic operator must notify the detail of their organic enterprise to the Department and submit it to inspection. Accordingly any operator who produces, prepares or imports from a third country organic produce for the purpose of marketing it must:

1. Submit their enterprise to inspection and certification by one of the following inspection bodies:

Irish Organic Association (IOA)
13 Inish Carraig
Golden Island
Co. Westmeath
N37 N1W4

Certification Manager – Ms. Angela Clarke.

Phone: 090 6433680

Fax: 090 6449005

Organic Trust

Unit M4, Naas Town Centre,

Dublin Road,Kildare,

W91 F7X3.

Certification Manager – Ms. Kate Milligan

Phone Number: (045) 882377




Global Trust Certification Ltd Trading as SAI Global
3rd Floor, Block 3,
Quayside Business Park,
Co. Louth.


Operations Manager: Mr. Eoghan Stedman

Phone Number: (042) 932 0912




2.Register with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. A registration form (ORG1) must be completed by both the operator and the relevant control body above.