Certification bodies operating in the UK
There are more than 40 FSC-accredited certification bodies, a full list can be found here. In the UK forest management certificates have been issued by Control Union Certifications, SGS and the Soil Association. Chain of custody certificates have been issued by:
- Bureau Veritas Certification
- Certiquality S.r.l.
- Control Union Certifications
- DNV GL Business Assurance Sweden AB
- Forest Certification LLC
- GFA Certification GmbH
- Holzforschung Austria
- CSI Spa.
- Ecocert IMO Swiss AG
- Inspecta Sertifiointi Oy
- Preferred by Nature
- Rina Services S.p.A.
- Soil Association
- SAI Global Certification Services Pty Ltd
- SCS Global Services
- SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA
- SKH B.V.
- Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems
- TÜV SÜD Czech s.r.o.
- BM Trada
- TÜV Nord Cert GmbH
- DIN CERTCO Gesellschaft für Konformitätsbewertung mbH
- CTIB-TCHN Belgian Institute for Wood Technology
Certification bodies - UK office details
Many FSC-accredited certification bodies offer certification to FSC standards worldwide. To your right (or below, if on a mobile) you can find a list of FSC-accredited certification bodies with UK offices, and their contact details. Check the ASI website for the latest information about on the accreditation scope and status of FSC accredited certification bodies.
BM Trada (TT)
Contact (UK): Divyesh Varia
Address: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe,
Bucks, HP14 4ND, United Kingdom
Tel: 07748 120 341
Office: 01494 569 750
Accredited since: 18 May 2000
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-006
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000503
Scope: Worldwide (excluding China) for Chain of Custody certification. Head office in the UK.
Bureau Veritas Certification (BV)
Contact (UK): Maribel Pena
Address: 5th Floor, 66 Prescot Street, London, E1 8HG
Tel: 0345 600 1828
Accredited since: 25 July 2005
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000504
Scope: Worldwide for Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification (excluding Forest Management certification in Russia). Head office in France.
Control Union Certifications (CU)
Contact (UK): Ashlyn Priest & Lauren Miller
Address: Suite 2a, 7th Floor, City Reach, 5 Greenwich View Place, London, E14 9NN
Tel: 0207 488 2210
Accredited since: 12 October 2005
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-017
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000507
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in The Netherlands
Contact (UK): Customer Services
Address: 4th Floor, Vivo Building, 30 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9LQ, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3816 6641
Accredited since: 14 August 2007
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-022
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000509
Scope: FSC CoC Worldwide; FSC FM certification in Sweden and Finland
Interface NRM Limited (INT)
Contact (UK): Mike Greenland
Address: e-Innovation Centre, University of Wolverhampton, Telford Campus, Telford, TF2 9FT
Tel: 01952 288325
Accredited since: 19 December 2016
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-078
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000539
Scope: FSC Chain of Custody (excluding FSC Controlled Wood) in Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Vatican City. Head office in the UK.
Preferred by Nature (NC)
Contact (UK): Elisa Colpo
Address: NEPCon UK ltd, c/o KBDR, The Old Tannery, Hensington Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1JL
Phone: 07557 683410
Accredited since: 25 October 2014
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-066
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000535
Scope: Worldwide for Chain of Custody and Forest Management certification. Head office in Estonia.
SGS (SGS or SGSCH)
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-003
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000522
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management (excluding Brazil) and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in South Africa.
Chain of Custody
Contact: SGS Sales Support
Address: SGS House, 217-221 London Road, Camberley, United Kingdom, GU15 3EY
Tel: 0800 900 094
Contact (UK): Douglas Orr, SGS Programme Manager for Forest Management Certification in the UK & Ireland
Soil Association Certification Ltd (SA)
Contact (UK): Andy Grundy
Address: Spear House, 51 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AD
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000525
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in the UK.
Chain of Custody