As a clarification for the supplier, the fees to be paid include, as the case may be:
- Application fee per alternative method
This fee is determined for each method and covers the costs of the certification procedure, including the reviewers.
- Quality audit fee
This fee covers the costs of the initial audit of the factory, including travel costs.
- Expert laboratory fee
This fee covers the costs of the validation studies made by the laboratory. (comparative study and interlaboratory study)
- Quality surveillance fee
This fee is estimated for each method and covers the costs of the certification body, auditor, and travel costs
- Review of modification to alternative method
This fee depends on the importance of the modification