This page last reviewed July 21, 2014

Compliance Offset Program Forms


Instructions:  Click below to download forms by topic area.  Forms are occasionally revised.  Please use the most recent version when submitting to ARB or an OPR.

Caution: Please make sure to submit a CITSS ID number and not a CITSS account number on all required forms.  The CITSS ID number is two letters followed by four numbers (e.g., CA1234).  To protect account information, you should not submit any CITSS account number, which is a longer number.

Authorized Project Designee

Designation of Authorized Project Designee

Listing Forms

Application for Listing a Livestock Offset Project

Application for Listing an Ozone Depleting Substances Offset Project

Applications for Listing a U.S. Forest Offset Project

        Application for Listing a U.S. Forest Offset Project - Avoided Conversion

        Application for Listing a U.S. Forest Offset Project - Improved Forest Management

        Application for Listing a U.S. Forest Offset Project - Reforestation

Application for Listing an Urban Forest Offset Project

Application for Listing a Mine Methane Capture Offset Project

Reporting Forms

Livestock Offset Project Data Report

Ozone Depleting Substances Offset Project Data Report

U.S. Forest Offset Project Data Reports

These forms are provided to assist in submitting the information required by the regulation and applicable Compliance Offset Protocol.  When an OPO/APD uses Offset Project Data Report forms provided by ARB to submit this information, the OPO/APD must fill out both the Initial and Annual Offset Project Data Reports for Year 1. All subsequent years only use the Annual Offset Project Data Report.

        Initial Reporting Period - Avoided Conversion

        Initial Reporting Period - Improved Forest Management

        Initial Reporting Period - Reforestation

        Annual Reporting Period - All Project Types

Urban Forest Offset Project Data Report Coming soon!

Offset Verification Forms

Evaluation of Conflict of Interest for Offset Projects

Notice of Offset Verification Services (NOVS)

Offset Verification Statement

Issuance of ARB Offset Credits

Request for Issuance of ARB Offset Credits - (for Compliance Offset Projects)

Early Action Forms

Application for Listing an Early Action Project

Evaluation of Conflict of Interest for Early Action Project

Notice of Offset Verification Services (NOVS) for Early Action Project (for full offset verification services only)

Early Action Desk Review Findings

Request for Issuance of ARB Offset Credits for an Early Action Project


For questions or comments, please contact Stephen Shelby at (916) 327-8228 or via email at sshelby@arb.ca.gov.

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