While this partnership is focused on plant-based organic products, it also clarifies how meat, dairy products, alcoholic beverages, and other non-plant-based products can be sold as organic in both countries. Please refer to the appropriate links below for specific requirements.
Questions and Answers
Additional Partnership Information
View letters establishing the trade partnership, the September press release, and additional resources on the National Organic Program (NOP)'s website
Exporting U.S. Organic Products to Japan
This export certificate must used when exporting products certified to the USDA organic standards to Japan.
Describes the terms of the arrangement, scope, and labeling requirements in Japan
Importing Organic Products from Japan
New! NOP Import Form | Instructions
This updated form must be used when importing agricultural products certified to the:
- Japanese Agricultural Standards
- European Union organic standards
Describes the terms of the arrangement, scope, and labeling requirements in the U.S.
Farms and businesses
Contact your organic certifier or get certified!
Contact your NOP Accreditation Manager