How do I control certification costs?

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CCOF certification offers comprehensive services at a minimal cost to our clients. We understand that keeping certification costs down is important to our clients. The following tips are great ways to save time and money:

  • Have your paperwork organized and prepared for your annual inspections.
  • Respond to CCOF Request for Information letters in a timely manner to avoid noncompliance fees.
  • Pay your annual fees on time.
  • Submit your annual renewal contract on time.
  • Submit paperwork for adding new acreage or facilities at least 90 days in advance of the date certification is needed.
  • Submit updates to your OSP 3 weeks in advance of your need for a response to eliminate the need for rush review fees.