Validation guidance note
Publication Type: 
Guidance note
Published Date: 
June, 2016

Guidance note 23 on preparing for Validation

Relates to requirement 8.3

Note that this guidance note has not been updated yet to reflect the changes to the Validation procedure in February 2017.

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This note provides guidance to implementing countries on preparing for Validation. The guidance note has four parts:

  1. An overview of Validation
  2. A description of the Validation procedures
  3. Guidance to MSGs and National Secretariats on preparing for Validation
  4. Guidance on requesting an early Validation or an extension of the Validation deadline.

The guidance note will be updated with examples following the first batch of Validations in 2016.

For further information about EITI Validation, please contact Sam Bartlett ( at the EITI Secretariat. 

Image: Validation procedure as of February 2017. Download