Scope of Certification


  • Safety: Analytically Unobjectionable Product Samples Based on Selected Safety Parameters
  • Authenticity and Labelling: Product Samples Without Adulteration Based on Selected Authenticity Parameters
  • Traceability: Provision of All Retained Samples and Data to Trace Back Defined Product Portions Through All Production and Sales Stages
  • Hygiene and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice): Production Conditions According to Audit Checklist Standard (ACS)
  • Sustainability: Commitment to the AIJN Code of Business Conduct in Written Form


How to become a member

7 steps to membership

  1. Fill in application forms
  2. Executive Committee decides about application
  3. Payment of first member contribution fee
  4. Official welcome as new member
  5. First plant audit and analysis of samples taken
  6. Results are communicated
  7. In case of positive results, indication as approved supplier in the list of VCS participants and provision of the certificate


Application Form and Info-Package

Fill in the application for admission and become part of our Voluntary Control System. Please send the completed application form to info(at)

The Info-Package includes the SGF statutes, the membership fee regulations and the rules of the Voluntary Control System.


Calculate Annual Fee

Please enter a number
Please enter a number
Annual Membership Fee *
* This is only a guide value. VAT can be added in single cases. Please contact us to get the exact amount.

Calculation Base

The membership fee of the group IRMA/Processing is based on the notifiable sales in EURO generated by the member company including all subsidiaries in the EU domestic market and in all countries that have instructed SGF to proceed with national controls of semi-finished goods. Please find the relevant SGF cooperation countries on pages 14 and 15 of the application form.

The membership fee includes one production site run by the member company. For every further production site, an additional amount of 4,500 € shall be charged. This also applies when paying the maximum fee.

For futher details, please take a look at our membership fee regulations.


You have questions? Send an E-Mail or use the Live Chat.

We are pleased about your interest.

Anja Jagella

+49 6732 27795 15

Ute Latz

+49 6732 27795 16

Amarjargal Naran

+49 6732 27795 61