Anyone can create a user account on the FSC Marketplace. A user account is needed to see full contact details for FSC certified company profiles. FSC certified businesses can also set up profiles to promote their FSC certified products.
On the homepage, click on ‘Register now.’ Fill in the required information and enter a password of your choice. The system will automatically send you an activation email to the email address listed on the registration form. Click the activation link in the email to finish your registration. If you don’t receive our email shortly after registering, please check your spam mail folder.
Only FSC certified businesses can have a profile on the FSC Marketplace. An FSC certified business can have one profile per FSC Certificate to promote the different products and materials covered by that certificate.
- On the homepage click on ‘Register now.’ Fill in the required information and enter a password of your choice. An automatic activation email will be sent to the email address listed on the registration form. Click the activation link in the email to finish your registration. If you don’t receive our email shortly after registering, please check your spam mail folder.
- After clicking on the activation link, go to ‘My Marketplace‘ and click ‘Manage Certificates‘. This will allow you to connect to your FSC Certificate.
- Enter the license code (e.g. FSC-C111111) for your certificate and click ‘Request access.’
- An activation email will be sent to all the contact people for that certificate as listed in the public certificate database (info.fsc.org).
- Retrieve the activation code from one of these contact people.
- Go to ‘My Marketplace‘, click ‘Enter certificate access code’ and enter the activation code along with the license code. Click ‘Confirm code’ and start editing you’re the profile for this certificate in ‘Profile pages‘.
There are basic and premium profiles available on the Marketplace. The basic profile is free and the premium profile is available at a cost. Please contact your national FSC Marketplace contact for information on pricing. A premium profile ranks higher in the search and offers advanced statistics. All profiles can be translated into different languages.
Please check your spam folder, as emails can get stuck there.
Check if you are a registered contact person for the FSC Certificate. The activation email is sent to all contact people for your certificate, as listed in the FSC Certificate Database (info.fsc.org). You might need to retrieve the activation code from one of these contact people.
Premium profiles offer more opportunities for customized marketing on the FSC Marketplace. Benefits include higher ranking in search results, ability to upload your logo and access to advanced statistics. Please contact your national FSC Marketplace contact for details on premium profiles.
Yes, only FSC Certificate holders can have a profile on the FSC Marketplace.
All products that are advertised on the FSC Marketplace should be FSC certified. Companies are solely responsible for their entries in the FSC Marketplace. FSC does not take responsibility for the correctness and completeness or quality of such entries. We recommend that you always check the validity of products claiming to be FSC certified by looking for the label and checking the invoice.
No. The FSC Marketplace advertises only FSC certified products that are registered in the FSC Certificate Database (info.fsc.org). Products that are not FSC certified may not be advertised on the Marketplace.
Each profile is connected to one FSC Certificate. A FSC Group Certificate has a single corresponding profile on the FSC Marketplace. This profile covers all group members and sites under the scope of the certificate.
Yes. If you would like to display your business separately from the group profile, please contact your Certificate Manager. The Certificate Manager can enable members of a group to activate their own individual profiles.
The Certificate Manager represents the group and manages the group certificate on behalf of the members. The Certificate Manager can create the Marketplace profile for the group. The Certificate Manager can also update the profiles of the different group members based on their input or give permission to individual group members to manage their own profiles.
We are a company with many different sites and hold an FSC Multi-site Certificate. Can we list all of our sites on the FSC Marketplace?
It is possible to list all of your sites on the FSC marketplace. Sites that are covered by your FSC Certificate will be listed in ‘My Marketplace/Manage certificates’. If you do not see all of your sites there, please ask your Certification Body to add the missing sites to the scope of your certificate in the FSC Certificate Database.
Please contact your national Marketplace contact point to learn what options are available for your country.
Please enter the Latin scientific name or English common name into the search field ‘Species.’ At the moment, the species search function is only available in Latin and English.
Premium profiles will appear in search results before basic profiles. Both premium and basic profiles will be listed in random order.
Do I need to check the validity of a supplier even if the supplier is registered on the FSC Marketplace?
Yes. To verify the validity of a certificate, please check the FSC Certificate Database (info.fsc.org).
No. The FSC Certificate Database remains the main mechanism for checking validity of an FSC Certificate.
Please read the Terms and Conditions of the FSC Marketplace here.
If you have concerns about a profile, please notify us using the ‘Report this profile’ button at the top of each company profile. Please be specific about why you are reporting the profile.
Multi-site CoC certification is for organizations operating multiple sites, allowing Certification Bodies to evaluate sites based on samples in recognition of existing common, centrally administered and monitored control and reporting systems.
Group CoC certification is for groups of independent “small” organizations, allowing Certification Bodies to evaluate participating operations (members) based on samples in recognition of existing common, centrally administered and monitored control and reporting systems.
Small and community refers to products that originate from FSC certified small or community producers. Small and community producers include those who have a small area of forest, harvests timber at a low-intensity, or are part of a community who owns and manages a forest, or agrees as a group to let a third party manage the forest for them. Small and Community producers are, for example, known as small woodlot owners, family foresters, small non-industrial private forest owners, community forestry operators and non-timer forests product harvesters.
I do not get any search results. Does that mean that the product I am looking for is not available as FSC certified?
If you don’t get any search results this means that this product has not yet been listed on the FSC Marketplace, but it does not mean that this product does not exist. The FSC Marketplace profiles are filled by FSC certified businesses, so it might just be that no FSC certified business has yet registered the product you are looking for. If you cannot find what you are looking for, you can contact the FSC National Office in your country or you can email us to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what it is that you are looking for.
If you're still having trouble we suggest that you contact one of our participating National
Offices who will be able to help you out.
A list of the participating national partners is on the Contact Us page.