Changing travel restrictions, health risk for auditors, audit limitations and varying national responses to COVID-19 has left the current transition periods for some forest management interim and national standards (INS and NFSS) insufficient to fully implement the requirement of new versions of standards. 

The extended transition periods were revised with respect to each affected country.  The new transition dates have published in a single volume along with derogations, interpretations and FAQs.  

The updated document is available for download here