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IOIA Membership

IOIA is the unified voice for organic inspectors around the world. IOIA is a unique organization, the only one of its kind that represents the needs and efforts of organic inspectors globally. IOIA inspector membership and accreditation are the premier credentials for professional inspectors. Join IOIA to strengthen and support our efforts to ensure rigorous and thorough inspections by competent, well-trained inspectors. Add your voice to others who are striving to make organic the norm, not the exception.

IOIA welcomes all organic inspectors and offers four different levels of supporting membership for individuals and organizations that support our goals.

Benefits include a listing in the IOIA Member Directory for all members, the quarterly newsletter The Inspectors' Report, discounts on trainings and publications, and superb networking opportunities.

IOIA Member Directory
The IOIA Member Directory represents 384 members from 16 countries. The Directory is intended to provide inspector members with a professional listing and to provide certification organizations and other interested parties with pertinent biographical information on inspectors. All biographical data is provided by members. Member status and IOIA training info is verified by IOIA. The Member Directory is available as a searchable, updatable online database. Please direct any queries about the Member Directory to the IOIA Office.

The IOIA Forum
IOIA has an inspector-member-only list serve, where you can interact with other organic inspectors from around the world. Whether you're a new inspector or a veteran of many years, the IOIA Forum is a place where you can seek helpful advice from others in the field, find out the latest news, and network with your peers and others in the Organic Sector. If you would like to join the IOIA Forum, please Email the Forum Moderator to receive your Email invitation.You must be an IOIA Inspector member to join the IOIA Forum.

IOIA Inspector members also enjoy access through the Inspector Member Log-In to business resources, technical resources, and IOIA membership resources such as our latest newsletter, BOD Minutes archives and Annual Reports. IOIA Inspector members have voting rights and can serve on the Board of Directors.


The Organic & Non-GMO Report: Special discounts are available for organic inspectors.
Contact the publication directly at 800-854-0586 (toll free, US only) or 641-472-1487.

Sample issue of Non-GMO Report

IOIA Publications

The Inspectors' Report -
IOIA's quarterly newsletter - $30

IFOAM/IOIA Organic Inspection Manual
Please specify English or Spanish

IFOAM/IOIA Int'l Organic Inspection Manual - Note: There will be a $10 shipping charge added at checkout.

IOIA Organic Cotton Caps with our Cool Logo!
Fully adjustable, these caps are well-made and can stand up to the weather and the roughest inspection schedule!

$24.00 [includes shipping in US, International orders please contact us for shipping cost]

Color choice

dark green cap