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GHG Reporting Program Information for Verification Bodies

As of Nov 29, 2023, all reporting and verification activity for the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program is now handled in Your DEQ Online. To stay informed about updates and webinars, sign up for GovDelivery bulletins.

This page provides information for organizations that are qualified, or wish to become qualified, as approved verification bodies for Oregon’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.

Important deadlines

  • Reports due for permit holders - March 31
  • Reports due for petroleum and natural gas systems - March 31
  • Reports due for natural gas suppliers - March 31
  • Reports due for fuel suppliers and producers - April 30
  • Reports due for electricity suppliers - June 1
  • Verification Statements due for permit holders, petroleum and natural gas systems, natural gas suppliers, fuel suppliers and producers - August 31
  • Verification Statements due for electricity suppliers - September 30

How can my organization become an approved verification body?

To become a verification body for the GHG Reporting program, your organization must be accredited by either the California Air Resources Board's MRR Program or the ANSI National Accreditation Board's GHG Validation and Verification Body accreditation program and submit all materials required in the verification body application. 

DEQ intends to offer a training and exams period for GHG verifiers from Oct. 21 through Nov. 15, 2024, with exams taking place the week of Nov. 11, 2024. To request an application, please fill out the request form linked below. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday July 31, 2024:

Your DEQ Online help for verification bodies

Resources for approved verification bodies


Elizabeth Hardee  
Third Party Verification Program Administrator