Application for STeP certification

Thank you for your interest in our OEKO-TEX® STeP certification system!

Please fill in completely the form below so that we are able to contact you as soon as possible, and provide comprehensive information about the further procedures according to your specific needs!

1. Facility information:

*Mandatory fields
Please enter exactly one certificate number per input box and click the plus [+] icon to add boxes for more certificate numbers.

Which certifications (quality/environment/social) does your company possess?

Contact person

2. Type of Operations:
One or more operation definitions can be chosen

A mechanical process that requires no water or solvents to produce fibres and yarns (e.g. cotton).
A fibre and yarn production process in the presence of water or solvents (e.g. viscose, modal, acetate, triacetate, acrylic, modacrylic).
A textile fabric production process created by weaving, knitting or other fibre connection technologies.
Textile production processes using water and chemicals as process medium.
Accessories production processes that are required for finished textile products like clothing and home textiles production (e.g. sewing threads, buttons, zippers, linings, fillings, tapes, labels, shoulder pads).
Textile production processes for articles created by cutting, sewing, fixing, ironing etc. (e.g. clothing, home textiles, technical textiles) and circular-knitted articles.
A logistics centre for textile product distribution includes storage, re-packaging, assembling and delivery.
If choices A-G and I are not applicable.
Manufacturing process of foamed plastics like e.g. mattresses or mats through foaming of polymers like polyurethane or polypropylene.
Production processes where the hide/skin is prepared for tanning. During the preparatory stages many of the unwanted raw skin components are removed (soaking, liming, fleshing, degreasing, splitting etc.).
Production process that converts the collagen of the raw hide or skin into a stable material which will not putrefy and is suitable for the related application.
A process where the hide/skin is retanned, lubricated and dyed.
Production processes where the leather surface is finished (coating, embossing, impregnation, buffing etc.).
Production processes for semi-finished and finished leather articles created by cutting, sewing, laminating etc. (e.g. leather clothing, leather bags, leather shoes, leather gloves, leather accessories, upholstery).
Accessories production processes that are required for leather clothing, furniture and other leather articles (e.g. sewing threads, buttons, zippers, linings, fillings, tapes, labels, should pads).
A logistics centre for leather product distribution includes storage, re-packing, assembling and delivery.
If choices J-P are not applicable.

3. We are interested in:

Please describe your factory and processes (how it should appear on the certificate, max. 4 rows / 200 characters)

4. We have the following questions and remarks:

Terms of Use:

Accessing OEKO-TEX® STeP requires registration. Please read through the Terms of Use and check the box if you agree with them:

In case you have answered in section 2 with H or Q, the OEKO-TEX® Association or one of the member institutes will contact you as soon as possible.