Domestic Origin Verification

The Domestic Origin Verification Audit Program (DOV) allows suppliers to demonstrate compliance with the USDA requirements that all fruit, vegetable, and nut commodities purchased for USDA food assistance outlets be completely grown in the United States.

USDA Temporarily Extends Expiration Dates for Some Good Agricultural Practices, Domestic Origin Verification, Plant Systems Audit Program Certifications


All who sell fruits, vegetables, nuts, and related commodities to USDA.

Request Service

To apply for DOV audit services, complete the DOV Program Application for Service form SC-DOV-1, and submit it to


Program participants can find recent changes to the guidelines and procedures of the USDA Domestic Origin Verification Audit Program on the USDA, AMS Extranet site under Shared Documents, or by contacting the DOV Program Manager.

For More Information

USDA, AMS, Specialty Crops Inspection Division
Audit Services Branch
Telephone: (202) 720-5021
Fax: (866) 230-9168