The Organization Classification System (OCS) and verification are based on risk assessment, including: Compliance with all dynamic evidence to ensure that the timber is legally sourced; Commitment to implement all steps in supply chain controls and fully meeting reports requirements; Fully compliant with static evidence.
FLEGT licenses shall be issued prior to the shipment export process, (i.e. product scope) of the VPA and exported to the EU market provided that such shipment and the exporter have met with all the requirements set out in Annex II and supply chain control and verification under Vietnam’s timber legality assurance system (VNTLAS).
Including steps that importers and exporters have to perform to ensure legality of timbers. Organizations and Households will be responsible for the accuracy of the information and legality of timber sources, including domestic timber.