How to Apply for Cocoa Powder Testing In Jamaica

 Apply for Cocoa Powder Testing In Jamaica By Online

Application In Person

  1. To be eligible for testing cocoa powder, apply in writing to Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). Check out the BSJ contact information on this hyperlink: Contact BSJ BSJ contact details.
  2. Get an application form called D at one of BSJ offices located in Kingstone, Montego Bay, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, or Savanah-La-Ma. You may also get the application form via either email or by phone.
  3. Complete the application form in the manner directed.
  4. Create a sample from the cocoa powder that you want to test together with the appropriate supporting documents.
  5. Stop by the BSJ office to pay the application fee at the cashier. You will receive the receipt for payment.
  6. Completely submit the application form along with the original sample in the mail to the BSJ official at the desk of service and take the acknowledgement receipt for the application.
  7. It will then be sent for analysis to BSJ microbiological lab to ensure proper analysis according to the BSJ guidelines.
  8. The BSJ inspectors in the lab will examine the specimen before assigning a score it, and then write tests results.
  9. Stop by the BSJ office and pick up the test results, or a certificate of acceptance.

Required Documents For Apply for Cocoa Powder Testing 

  • Formulary for application D.
  • Health certificate.
  • Health certificate.
  • Sample.
  • Other documents that are that is requested to the BSJ.

Office Locations and Contacts

BSJ Office Head Office
Address Address: Winchester Road, PO Box 113, Kingston 10
Tel: (826) 926-3140-5; (826) 632-4275; (876) -618-1534
Fax: (826) 929-4736
– BSJ Contact details

Address UGI Building 1st Floor UGI Building 1st Floor 30-34 Market Street Montego Bay, St. James
Tel: (826) 952-7119

Address: WG WALTERS BUILDING 103 Main Street Ocho Rios, St. Ann
Tel: (825) 795-1965

Address: Shop16 Caledonia Plaza Annex 71/2 Caledonia Road Mandeville, Manchester
Tel: (826) 962-7102

Address: Shop # 15 62 Great Georges Street Savannah-La-Mar P.O. Westmoreland
Tel: (826) 918-1652


  • Both companies and individuals are qualified to apply.


  • The fee for application is $25 for each certificate.


  • In the event that the certification is issued for export or approval it is valabil for the duration of six months.

Processing Time

  • The application will be processed within a week.


  • The testing conducted at the BSJ is conducted using the test procedure standard using the most accurate equipment that is that is traceable to the primary standards.
  • A BSJ test will confirm that the products meet the acceptable boundaries of what is claimed on labels and are safe for use.

Requirements Information

  • Name of the Product.
  • Code.
  • Brand.
  • Name of the organization.
  • Declaration.

The Document is required

  • The BSJ test confirms the high-quality that the item is.

Information that can be useful

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