Indoor paints and varnishes

Nordic fee 

Fees valid from 1st January 2018

Type of fee Amount
Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 375 + VAT per formulation/recipe
Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT, however not less than EUR 188 + VAT per formulation/recipe
More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** EUR 500 + VAT per visit
Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit
Inspection visits outside Europe** EUR 2,500 + VAT per visit
Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence

< 4 hours: EUR 375 + VAT
< 8 hours: EUR 750 + VAT
≥ 8 hours: EUR 1,500 + VAT

If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than EUR 375 + VAT per formulations/recipe
Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0,3% of turnover + VAT per year
Minimum fee for Nordic region EUR 2,000 + VAT per year
Maximum fee for Nordic region EUR 100,000 + VAT per year

Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          
(Only if revenue > EUR 300,000 per year)

EUR 2,000 + VAT per year

* When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below EUR 2 million.

** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1,000€ per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

*** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

Published 26 September 2017, valid from 1st January 2018

The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
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Fees valid until 31 December 2017

Fee type

Amount

Application fee*

EUR 2,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 250 + VAT per formulation/recipe

Renewal fee*

EUR 1,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 125 + VAT per formulation/recipe

Inspection visits in Europe and more than one visit in the Nordic region

EUR 500 + VAT per visit

Inspection visits outside Europe

EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit

Extension of existing licence**

The price of extensions and amendments to an existing licence is:

< 4 hours: EUR 250 + VAT
< 8 hours: EUR 500 + VAT
More than 8 hours: EUR 1,000 + VAT

If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than EUR 250 + VAT per formulations/recipe.

Licence fee for the Nordic region

0.3% of turnover + VAT per year

Minimum fee for the Nordic region

EUR 1,500 + VAT per year

Maximum fee for the Nordic region

EUR 100,000 + VAT per year

* When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, only half the fee will be payable. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below EUR 2 million.

** When you have new products to be attached to an existing valid licence, an extension fee is payable. These may also be new variants of already approved products – e.g. a shampoo which is now marketed in a new volume size. In the case of an extension of, or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced on the basis of the extent of the task. We make a distinction between tasks lasting less than 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

Published on 27 January 2015

Licenceholders within this product group may add their turnover in this product group to that of the product group "Chemical building products" in order to avoid paying more than one maximum fee.

From 1st January 2015 licenceholders within this product group may add their turnover in this product group to that of the product group "Outdoor paint and varnish" (and not all chemical bouilding products) to avoid more than one maximum fee.