Get MarinTrust Certified

The certification process for the MarinTrust Standard is as follows:

Complete the MarinTrust Application Form 3.9 and email directly to

Once MarinTrust certified, if you wish to extend the list of raw materials on your certificate, please complete a Scope Extension Form 1.6 and email it to

Following your initial MarinTrust factory audit, your auditor will provide you with a non-conformance list. You should request a certification timeline from them, which sets out when the MarinTrust procedures should be completed, and when you should receive your certificate.

MarinTrust Certification Prcoess Flow


Fisheries assessments Data Gathering and Information Submission

Fisheries assessment data gathering is the responsibility of the applicant to complete Applicants must submit the Fishery Assessment Basic Information Submission Requirements document to MarinTrust together with the application form.

All sections of the Fishery Assessment Basic Information Submission Requirements. Attach all relevant and useful information for each species, with links to respective references and clauses, and send directly to the Certification Body.

Final interpretation of the data for adherence to the Standard, and the decision on whether to approve a fishery, rests with the certification body and their assessment team.

In addition to the guidance documents, you may also use data submission and assessment period charts for both whole fish fishery assessments and by-product fishery assessments.

These charts show:

  • When the applicant/certificate holder should provide all data relevant to the fishery to be assessed
  • The period in which the assessment team will produce the report
  • The review period by the Fisheries Peer Review Committee
  • Approval date