As part of the certification process, a USDA accredited certifier will need to schedule an on-site visit. It’s a good idea to reach out to a certifier as soon as possible as the certification process may take months. 

An NOP Import Certificate may be issued for a single transaction, or for a specific time frame.  

An NOP Import Certificate issued for a specific time frame covers a certain amount of product shipped over that time period. A separate certificate is required for each product and HTS code. 

The Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Rule aims to improve confidence in organic products, including organic wines, and to tackle fraud enabled by a diverse supply chain.