This page has documentation that you will need to apply or be an organic licensee.  If you have any questions about any of these documents please feel free to get in touch with us on:


BDA Cert Organic Production Standards March 2020

BDA Organic Processing & Importing Standards

Application forms:

Organic Farm Garden Application Form

Organic Processing and Packing with Import and wholesale Application Form 2020

Product and Label Specification Forms:

Please use these forms to get your labels approved before printing and to add products to your schedule.

Organic Label Only Approval form 2020

Organic Licensee Product MIPS and label 2020

Organic Licensee Single Ingredient Product Specification form 2020

Production Derogation forms:

Here are the forms you may need to send in to the office for authorisation:

Defra Derogation form-non organic seeds

Organic Derogation form – non-organic trees and plants 2020

Please get these authorised BEFORE you buy the seeds, plants or trees.

Organic Derogation form – non organic poultry & livestock 2020

Please send in this form in good time as this derogation needs to be endorsed by us and sent to Defra for authorisation – you need to have this authorised BEFORE buying in the livestock.

Organic Derogation form – common grazing 2020

Organic Derogation form – non organic feed 2020

For any veterinary procedures such as Tail docking with elastic bands, etc the form for these derogations will now be included in your farming questionnaire which you complete prior to your inspection.

For all other derogations including vet meds please use the general derogation form:

Organic Derogation form – general 2020

Processing Derogations:

Defra processing derogation procedure read this first!

Non-organic Ingredient Derogation Application Form

Useful guidance:

Livestock Management & Animal Health Plan

Labelling – Organic products

Food Standards Agency labelling guidance

BDA operating procedures

See at our Quality Manual which explains our operating procedures:

BDA Quality Manual Version 12.1