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Global Animal Partnership does not conduct audits nor make Step-rating certification decisions; rather, our focus is developing and setting the multi-tiered standards.

We utilize independent certification companies to carry out audits and issue Step certificates. With this process and system, we can be confident that 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating audits and certifications are fair and accurate.

Step 1

View 5-Step Standards & Applications

Get the latest species-specific farm animal welfare standards and application for your farm or ranch.

Step 2

Submit Your Application

Submit your application to one of the GAP-accredited third-party certification companies.

Step 3

On-Site Audit

After the audit, the third party certifier will notify you of the certification decision or request further information.

Step 4

Marketing & Labeling

Contact us for marketing and labeling information for your Step-rated products.

IMI Global

(USA & Canada)

EarthClaims, LLC

(USA & Canada)

AUS-MEAT Limited

(Australia - Beef Only)

As an informed consumer, company, brand, farmer, or rancher, you can change the face of animal agriculture. Join us in shifting the food industry to be more animal welfare conscious and GAP 5-Step Rated.

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