Hotels, Restaurants and Conference Facilities

The product group covers hotels, conference centers, restaurants, cafés and canteens.


  • National fee

    Fees valid from 1st January 2018
    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT per hotel, restaurant and conference facility****

    The fee payable for each unit in a chain of hotels is reduced by 50% if the chain processes the application centrally.

    Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT per hotel, restaurant and conference facility****

    50% reduction per unit, cf above

    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
    Annual licence fee for Denmark

    0.15% per unit + VAT per year for turnover < EUR 1,5 million

    0.03% per unit + VAT per year for turnover > EUR 1,5 million

    Minimum fee for Denmark EUR 2,000 per hotel, restaurant and conferencecenter**** + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Denmark EUR 6,000 per hotel, restaurant and conferencecenter**** + VAT per year

    A chain of hotels pays maximum EUR 60,000 + VAT per year, however minimum EUR 1,500 per hotel, restaurant and conference faclility**** + 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.

    **** If an accommodation also has dining facilities and/or conference facilities at the same address this counts as one unit.

    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.
    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions


    Fees valid until 31 December 2017

    Type of fee

    Amount

    Application fee

    EUR 2,000 + VAT per hotel, restaurant and conference facility*

    The fee payable for each unit in a chain of hotels is reduced by 50% if the chain processes the application centrally.

    Renewal fee

    EUR 1,000 + VAT per hotel, restaurant and conference facility*

    50% reduction per unit, cf above

    Amendment to existing licence**

    EUR 0/250/500/1,000 + VAT

    Annual licence per unit

    0.15% per unit + VAT per year for turnover < EUR 1,5 million

    0.03% per unit + VAT per year for turnover > EUR 1,5 million

    Minimum fee

    EUR 1,500 per hotel, restaurant and conferencecenter* + VAT per year

    Maximum fee

    EUR 6,000 per hotel, restaurant and conferencecenter* + VAT per year
    A chain of hotels pays maximum EUR 60,000 + VAT per year, however minimum EUR 1,500 per hotel, restaurant and conference faclility* + VAT per year

    * If an accommodation also has dining facilities and/or conference facilities at the same address this counts as one unit.

    ** 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.

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.

    Published 11th February 2014, valid until 31 December 2017

    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions