California Crop Improvement Association
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California Crop Improvement Association


Blend Request Forms

All blend requests for certified seed are now processed using an online procedure that will provide most of the information about the seed lot. You will need to log in as a member to use this system. Use this link to access your account for blend requests.

The CCIA staff will verify component varieties, percentages, and certification status in the requested blend. You will receive an email response within 2 business days.

For more detailed information about blend requirements see Seed Lot Blend Information.

Request Blend Tags

Bulk Sales Certificate

This form is used in place of a certification tag when certified seed is being sold for planting in a non-packaged form. It is available on the yellow bar at the top of the page after logging in as a member. If the user sells seed to the same customers, the customer information can be entered so the form can populate this data on future forms easily.

Certified Seed Conditioning Permit

This is a pdf form that allows information to be typed.

Conditioner Permit Application (pdf)

Grower Signature Form

This is a pdf file that allows information to be typed directly on the form. Download to your computer and open the document. If the blue form boxes do not appear click on "Enable All Features" which should be on the upper right side of the page.

Grower Signature Form

OECD Forms

OECD Add-Change Name Form (excel spreadsheet)

Online Tag Requests

Certification and OECD tags

All tags for certified seed are now requested using an online tag request procedure that will provide most of the information about the seed lot. You will need to log in as a member to use this system.

Certification tag requests

Tag request information:

  • Tag requests will be printed in the order they were received during the hours of 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, Monday thru Friday, unless otherwise notified.
  • Tag request turnaround time is between 24 to 48 business hours.  However, the CCIA strives to complete all tag requests on the same day received whenever possible.
  • Tag requests that contain inaccurate or incorrect information will cause delays!
  • Overnight orders cannot be guaranteed unless they have been submitted before noon the previous day.
  • Conditioners who wish to pick-up their tag orders in person will be notified by CCIA Staff when the tags are ready and available.  Please note that the 24 to 48 hour turnaround time applies for all pick-up orders as well.

Seed Transfer Certificate

This form is used to track seed as it is moved from one location to another, such as inter-State, inter-County, or intra-County. The form is submitted by the shipper in order to notify the Agricultural Commissioner, the CCIA, and the receiving agency.

You must log in as a member to access this form. The form is linked on the yellow bar at the top of the page under "Bulk Sales/Transfers". It will populate most of the information about the seed lot when the Application number or Seed ID number is entered.

Once the shipper has completed the form, the Agriculture Commissioner will be notified via email, that a Seed Transfer Certificate has been submitted. The Ag Commissioner will need to log-on to the CCIA website to  review and approve the transfer. Upon approval the shipper and the destination county will be notified the Seed Transfer Certificate is complete.

Sunflower Field History

Per current CCIA field history standards, certified sunflower seed fields must not have grown sunflowers during the previous three (3) years or the land must have grown two (2) intervening irrigated crops. The CCIA has additional requirements for fields that do NOT meet these standards, please download the form linked below, fill in required information and submit it to Ashley Koala at For more information you may contact Ashley at 530-752-9828.

Additional Sunflower Field History Requirements

Sunflower Seed Producers Letter - this letter was mailed to California Sunflower Seed Producers February 2018.

Transfer Application to Grow Certified Seed

Transfer Seed Applications (pdf) - this is used to transfer certified seed application to a different applicant

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