Become an Ethical Sourcing Professional

Become an ES Professional
Every ES and F2SR professional benefits from being associated with certification system recognized for its leading-edge ethical food processing standards. Your status as an ES and/or F2SR auditor, consultant or trainer makes you instantly recognizable to clients and peers alike for your advanced knowledge of ethical processing practices.

To make the application process as efficient as possible, first review the criteria documents for becoming an ES and/or F2SR auditor, consultant, or trainer to understand the kind of information the Professional Review Panel will be assessing when making their decision.

To save time, potential ES Professionals should have the following support documents ready to upload:

  • Audit or Training logs
  • Professional development records
  • Certificates

The personal details section must be completed before continuing with the online application process otherwise applicants will have to re-start from the beginning, upon returning to the online application.

After starting the application process, applicants will have up to 14 days to upload any supporting documentation. To expedite the application process, applicants should plan to upload all supporting documents immediately after finishing the personal details section.

A non-refundable application fee must be paid before registration can begin. Once an application is approved, applicants will be responsible for paying a registration fee before their SQF Professional credentials can be issued. Applicable amounts for fees can be found in our Professional Fee Structure.

Get started with your SQF Professional application checklistContact us if you have difficulty completing or submitting the application online.