Accreditation Initiatives

Note for DMCC Accredited Gold Refineries 21-12-2016

DMCC has two accreditation initiatives as follows

Dubai Good Delivery (DGD) 
The DGD standard was developed by DMCC in 2005 and is regarded as the international benchmark for quality and technical specification for the production of gold and/or silver. For gold refineries, the certification also includes responsible sourcing of gold in accordance with the ‘DMCC Rules for Risk Based Due Diligence for Gold and Precious Metals’

To access the current DGD members list, please click the relevant link: 

DGD Gold Members|DGD Silver Members

Notice: Kaloti Gold Factory LLC placement on former list of DMCC’s Dubai Good Delivery refineries


Market Deliverable Brand (MDB)
MDB is an accreditation initiative that certifies gold and silver refineries (with a minimum of one year of operations) for their quality and technical production of gold and/or silver. For gold refineries, the certification also includes responsible sourcing of gold in accordance with the ‘DMCC Rules for Risk Based Due Diligence for Gold and Precious Metals’. Membership is renewable annually.

To access the current MDB members list, please click the relevant link: 

MDB Gold Members| MDB Silver Members

The above accreditation initiatives are regulated by the DMCC’s Consolidated Accreditation Rules. To access a copy, please clickhereThe DMCC Accreditation Rules replaces earlier versions of the DGD and MDB Rules and is effective from 1st June 2016. Apart from document structure and formatting, the major amendments are summarised as follows:

1. DGD Rules and MDB Rules have been incorporated into a single consolidated rules document
2. Clarification on application requirements for an additional refinery location of an existing member and re-application requirements for a former member
3. Rationalisation of the membership renewal requirements
4. Clarification on the process for de-listing a member

Documents referenced in the Accreditation Rules can be accessed by clicking the hyperlinks as follows:

1. DMCC’s Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism Policy

2. DMCC’s Guidance for Risk Based Compliance for Designated Non-Financial Business and Professions

For additional information to become a member of the DMCC’s Accreditation Initiative(s), please email us oncommodityservices@dmcc.ae