The operational procedure of EPD is based on article 20 of Act on Environmental Technology and Industry Support.

Selecting Product Categories & Developing PCRs:Applicants/Propose product categories→KEITI:Select product categories→Develop PCRs→MOE:Notify to the pubilc→Applicants:Conduct LCA using PCRs→LCA→Certification & Post-management: Applications: Apply for EPD→KEITI:Review LCA report and field survey/Certification & Post-manadement→Notify and contract EPD license→Applicants:Use EPD license→KEITI:Post-managing certificated products