Food Regulatory


The Halal Affairs Department of the Central Islamic Council of Thailand (CICOT) hosted a seminar in May 2023 on the Halal requirements and announced the recognition of 134 foreign Halal certification bodies. As per the Halal certificate requirement, any raw materials, ingredients, or food additives (that are not considered risky) must have a Halal certificate from organizations listed below, which are recognised by the CICOT.

The list of Halal Certification Bodies recognized by CICOT.

No.Organization NameCountry
1Islamic Information and Documentation Center Austria IIDZ-AustriaAustria
2Halal Quality Control AustriaAustria
3Islamic Information and Documentation Center IIDCAustria
4Australian Federation of Islamic Councils Ins (AFIC)Australia
5Halal Certification Authority Australia (HCAA)Australia
6National Halal Authority PTE Ltd.Australia
7Australian National Imams Council Anic Halal AuthorityAustralia
8Australian Halal Authority and Advisers-AHAAAustralia
9Al-Iman Islamic Society IncAustralia
10Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV)Australia
11Supreme Islamic Council of Halal Meats in Australia (SICHMA)Australia
12Western Australia Halal Authority (WAHA)Australia
13Halal Australia Pty LtdAustralia
14Halal Council of AustraliaAustralia
15National Halal Accreditation Services Australia (NHASA)Australia
16The Halal Catering ArgentinaArgentina
17Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (Baitul Moqarram National Mosque)Bangladesh
18Halal Bangladesh ServiceBangladesh
19Halal Food Council of Europe (HFCE)Belgium
20Halal Quality Control BelgiumBelgium
21Islamic Food Council Of BELGIUMBelgium
22Lembaga Mengeluarkan Permit Import Halal Bahagian Kawalan
Makanan Halal Jabatan Hal Ehwal Syar’iah
23SIIL — Islamic Inspection ServiceBrazil
24Agency for Halal Quality Certification Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
25Cambodian Halal Steering Committee (CHSC)Cambodia
26Centro Islamic de ChileChile
27Halal Montreal Certification Authority HMCA CanadaCanada
28IFANCC-Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of CanadaCanada
29Halal Monitoring Authority (HMA)Canada
30ARA Halal Certification Services Center Inc. (ARA)China
31Halal Certification Services Chongqing (HCS) ChinaChina
32Shaanxi Shang Pin Yuan Halal Food & Restaurant Management Co., Ltd. (SSPY)China
33Shandong Halal Certification Service (SHC)China
34Zhejiang Silk Road ePath Certification Co., LtdChina
35Halal Quality Control DenmarkDenmark
36Ritual Association of Lyon’s Great Mosque (Association Rituelle de la Grande Mosquée de Lyon)France
37Certification Halal Association Culturelle Des Musulman D’ile De France Mosquee D’evryFrance
38Halal Quality Control FranceFrance
39Europe supreme Halal instituteFrance
40Halal Control GmbH Inspection and Certification BodyGermany
41Halal Certification Germany (HCG) GmbHGermany
42Halal Quality Control GermanyGermany
43Halal Quality Control GreeceGreece
44Halal Certification Services GmbHGreece
45Halal Quality Control HungaryHungary
46Halal Foundation Center Hong KongHong Kong
47Islamic Food Research Centre (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. FRCHong Kong
48Halal IndiaIndia
49Jamiat Ulama I Hind Halal TrustIndia
50Jamiat Ulmaa Halal FoundationIndia
51Halal Certification Services India Pvt LtdIndia
52Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)India
53The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI)Indonesia
54Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Produk Halal (BPJPH)Indonesia
55World Halal Authority (WHA)Italy
56Halal Quality Control ItalyItaly
57Islamic Foundation of IrelandIreland
58Halal Quality Control IrelandIreland
59Department of Halal certification EuropeIreland
60Halal Certification Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)Ivory Coast
61Japan Islamic Trust (Otsuka Mosque)Capul
62NPO Japan Halal AssociationJapan
63Nippon Asia Halal Association (NAHA)Japan
64ARK JapanJapan
65Japan Muslim AssociationJapan
66Muslim Professional Japan Association (MPJA)Japan
67Halal Korea Co., LtdKorea
68Korea INHART Halal Certification AuthorityKorea
69Korea Halal Association (KOHAS)Korea
70Korea Halal Industry Association And Korea Global Standard AssociationKorea
71ARK KoreaKorea
72Korean Muslim Federation (KMF)Korea
73Islamic Centre Halal Authority of the Kyrgyz RepublicKyrgyz Republic
74UAB Halal Control LithuaniaLithuania
75Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM)Malaysia
76Jamiat Ulama El-Islam (HQ) MyanmarMyanmar
77Islamic Religious Affairs Council (IRAC)Myanmar
78The Halal Feed and Food Inspection Authority – HFFIAThe Netherlands
79Halal Quality Control-NetherlandThe Netherlands
80Halal Correct Certification (TQHCC)The Netherlands
81NZIDT-New ZealandNew Zealand
82New Zealand Islamic Union TrustNew Zealand
83Alkauthar halal meat and inspectionNew Zealand
84Islamic Da’wah Council of The Philippines (IDCP)The Philippines
85National Commission on Muslim FilipinosThe Philippines
86Halal Development Institute of the PhilippinesThe Philippines
87Alliance for Halal Integrity in the PhilippinesThe Philippines
88Philippine Ulama Congress Organization Inc.The Philippines
89The Halal Development Institute of the Philippines (HDIP)The Philippines
90Office of halal quality & compliance (OHQC)The Philippines
91Halal International Chamber of Commerce Philippines-HICCIPThe Philippines
92Sanha Halal Association of PakistanPakistan
93National Alliance for Safe FoodPakistan
94Global Halal ServicesPakistan
95International Halal Certification Pvt LtdPakistan
96Al-Waiz Certification& Training Services Pvt Ltd – ACTS PakistanPakistan
97Halal Development council (HDC)Pakistan
98Polski Instytut Halal (Polish Institute of Halal)Poland
99International Center for Halal Standardization Certification of Russia Mufties Council (ICSC HALAL)Russia
100Halal Accreditation Council (Guarantee) LimitedSri Lanka
101Halal Quality Control SpainSpain
102The Halal Institute of Spain( Junta Islámica )Spain
103Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS)Singapore
104Halal Certification Services SwitzerlandSwitzerland
105South African National Halal Authority (SANHA)South Africa
106Sudanese Halal Good and Service CouncilSudan
107Association For The Inspection And Certification of Food and Supplies (GIMDES)Turkey
108KASCERT TurkeyTurkey
109Taiwan Halal Integrity Development AssociationTaiwan
110Taiwan Halal Certification Development (THCD)Taiwan
111Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA)UAE
112Halal Food AuthorityThe United Kingdom
113Halal Certification Europe (HCE)The United Kingdom
114Halal Consultations Vista Business CentreThe United Kingdom
115The Halal TrustThe United Kingdom
116Mataan Halal Food Safety UKThe United Kingdom
117ARK Halal certification authorityThe United Kingdom
118Uzstandard Agency Uzbekistan / Uzstandardn” agencyUzbekistan
119Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA)USA
120Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)USA
121Muslim Consumer Group For Food ProductsUSA
122American Halal FoundationUSA
123Islamic Services of America (ISA)- USA AmericaUSA
124Gulf halal centerUAE
125RACS Quality Certificates Issuing Services LLCUAE
126International Halal CenterUAE
127Halal Viet NamViet Nam
128Halal Certification Agency Vietnam (HCA)Viet Nam

The List of Non-Halal Certification Bodies Associations

No.Organization NameCountry
1Muslim Council of Britain, the United KingdomThe United Kingdom
2Halal Industry Development Corporation and World Halal Forum MalaysiaMalaysia
3The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC)Saudi Arabia
4Japan Halal Development & promotion (JAHADEP)Japan
5Muslim world league (Rabita al Alam al islami)Saudi Arabia
6USA Halal Chamber of Commerce, IncUSA