Applying for Certification
NGO Voluntary Certification System (VCS)
Ethics and Accountability for the NGO Sector
Would you like your organization and partner organizations become good role model NGOs?
Apply for NGO GPP Certification
Certification System Process Flow
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VCS Application form and Instructions Khmer | English
VCS Charging Fee English
The review process is designed to assess and determine if the applicant organization meets the required standards. NGO GPP staff conducts an initial review of the submitted application and materials, if they are found to be complete, further review (desk review) will take place involving the NGO GPP Working Group (WG ToR, WG member profiles). Upon the recommendation of the Working Group, a field visit and review will be conducted by NGO GPP staff. The desk review and field visit report will be submitted to the NGO Code Compliance Committee (NCCC ToR, NCCC member profiles) for final approval.
Successful organizations will be awarded a Code Compliance Certificate which is valid for up to three years. Other applicant NGOs will receive capacity development through workshops, training, mentoring/coaching and other methods in order to become compliant with all 26 standards in the NGO Code.
To ensure and maintain quality of the system, the complaints mechanism and policy are now available for handling allegations or evidence of misconduct by a Certified NGO. Download the GPP Complaints Policy [PDF] and Complaints Mechanism [PPT] and CoI_disclosure letter [PDF]
Thank you for your commitment to ethics and accountability in the NGO sector.