Application to join Ready to Burn

Application to join Ready to Burn

Firewood and wood briquettes

To apply to join the Ready to Burn scheme for firewood and wood briquettes you will need to complete an application form and supply some supporting documents. there are a number of steps to achieving certification on the Ready to Burn scheme.

  1. Complete an application form
  2. Undertake a site audit, this may be a virtual audit if applicable
  3. Provide a representative firewood fuel sample for moisture testing by an accredited laboratory (this is usually taken at the audit)

Please note, applications for wood briquettes will require a chemical analysis to verify the origin of the raw materials is equivalent to 100% clean chemically untreated wood, or virgin wood.

For full details, please download the Terms and Conditions for the scheme below.

Should you have any questions or wish to discuss the application process in more detail, please contact the administration team at Woodsure on 01684 278188, or email

Make sure you have the following information handy to support your application.

  • Estimated annual total (you can provide this in any of the following formats: Loose m³, Stacked m³ or Tonnage).
  • Processes to check moisture content.
  • Proof of legality of firewood (optional).
  • Your Complaints Procedure information (optional).
  • Product and Public Liability Insurance (optional).

Application Form

Please complete the online application form:

Alternatively you can complete the pdf version below and return it to or by post to Woodsure at the address on the application form. Please think of the environment before printing this form.

Ready to Burn Application Form

PDF – Ready to Burn Application Form

Terms & Conditions

Scheme participants will be required to abide by the Terms and Conditions which can be downloaded below.

Brand Guidelines

Ready to Burn businesses will be issued with a unique Ready to Burn certification logo for each of their certified Ready to Burn fuels.

Woodsure Ltd is the DEFRA appointed Certification Body to administer the Ready to Burn Scheme as recognised in The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020.

For suppliers looking for Ready to Burn certification for manufactured solid fuels, please visit the HETAS website.

Phone: 01684 278188
Woodsure, Severn House, Unit 5, Newtown Trading Estate
Green Lane, Tewkesbury GL20 8HD