Cleaning services

The product group covers both cleaning service and window cleaning.


  • National fee

    Fees valid from 1 January 2018

    The criteria document for cleaning services is an overall document for the commodity groups:

    • Window cleaning
    • Cleaning

    A separate fee is paid for each commodity group according to this list.

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee EUR 3,000 + VAT per unit 

    The fee payable for each unit in a chain is reduced by 50% if the chain processes the application centrally
    Renewal fee EUR 1,500 + VAT per unit 

    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% of turnover excl. VAT per year for turnover < EUR 6.67 million

    0.05% of turnover excl. VAT per year for turnover > EUR 6.67 million

    Minimum fee for Denmark EUR 2,000 + VAT per unit per year
    Maximum fee for Denmark EUR 5,500 excl. VAT  per unit per year

    Maximum EUR 60,000 excl. VAT  per year per group, however minimum EUR 2,000 per unit excl. VAT per year

    * 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 1 January 2018

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