The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) has initiated actions to establish the National Organic Control Unit (NOCU) as per the regulations published under the section 29 of the Export Development Act No. 40 of 1979 in the extraordinary gazette no. 1870/71 dated July 11, 2014. As per the regulations, all Organic Exporters, Importers, Traders, Producers, Processors, Certification bodies, Inspection bodies and Laboratories are hereby requested to register with the NOCU to ensure the credibility of Organic Agricultural Products traded within Sri Lanka and exported to the international market.
Gazette - Export Development of Organic Products Regulations - English
Gazette - Export Development of Organic Products Regulations - Sinhala
Gazette - Export Development of Organic Products Regulations - Tamil
Application for Traders/Exporters
Application for Importers
Application for Processors Using Local Production
Application for Growers & Farmer Associations of Organic Agriculture
Application for Super Markets
Application for Registration of Certification/Inspection Bodies of Organic Agricultural Products
Application for Registration of Laboratories Testing for Organic Agricultural Products
Application for Registration of Organic Fertilizer Importers
Organic agriculture is a sustainable form of agriculture, for both ecological and economic reasons. Sri Lanka has been at the forefront in organic agricultural exports ranging from spices, essential oils, and herbs to rubber. The industry is well equipped to supply the global market.