How to Apply for Auditing Services

 

Fruits, Vegetables & Specialty Crops 

To apply for fruit and vegetable auditing services, contact the SCI division, Audit Services Branch at:

Telephone: (202) 720-5021
Fax: (866) 230-9168
Email: SCAudits@ams.usda.gov

Livestock, Poultry and Seed

To Apply for Auditing Services, complete the Application for Service - LPS-109 form.  View our Quality Systems Verification Programs Regulation.

When requesting QSVP services for the first time using the LPS Form 109, the client must: 

  • Enter applicant information including name, billing address, physical address, tax id number, telephone number, fax number, and email address;
  • Identify the type of Quality Assessment Division Service requested; 
  • Enter the FSIS establishment number if applicable;
  • Identify the type of operations conducted; 
  • Identify the legal status of the operation;
  • Identify the financial interest of the applicant;
  • Agree by checkmark to the 4 requirements stated on the right;
  • Sign and date the Form.

The completed LPS Form 109 must be sent to the Quality Assessment Division along with the cover letter requesting service and a complete copy of the client's program documentation. These documents can be sent via email to QAD.BusinessOps@ams.usda.gov or to the address below.

If any information on the original LPS Form 109 changes, then the client must submit a revised, updated LPS Form 109.  For information on our General Policies and Procedures please review the QAD 1000 document (pdf)

USDA, AMS, LPS, QAD
Business Operations Branch
10809 Executive Center Drive
Suite 318
Little Rock, AR 72211
Phone: (501) 312-2962
Fax: 1-844-345-3575 
Email: QAD.BusinessOps@ams.usda.gov