ANY aquaculture production facility operating in the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is eligible for SAMAQ certification under the Saudi Arabian Code for Responsible Aquaculture Practices, and its products eligible for being marketed under the respective national logo provided that:
- The aquaculture facility is legally based in the KSA
- The aquaculture facility holds a valid operation license by ADMEWA
- The aquaculture facility holds a valid GAA/BAP certificate
Until the end of 2020, facilities with no valid GAA/BAP certificate can be considered eligible for SAMAQ certification provided that they are listed in the GAA/iBAP programme.
After 2020 only new aquaculture production facilities, with less than 3 years licensed operation, will be considered eligible for SAMAQ certification provided that they are listed in the GAA/ iBAP programme.