Certification Fees

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Below are the various Certification options available to you when applying for NFC Forum certification of a product, as well as the fee associated with each option. Please select the option applicable to your certification request followed by payment of the fee indicated. Also note that the one-time Certification Trademark License fee is payable upon registration. Payment of all the fees applicable to your certification request is a pre-requisite to considering your submission in terms of the certification process.

Fee Schedule

Refer to Section 10 of the NFC Forum Certification Policy Document for fee applicability.

The fees described below are quoted net of applicable taxes and duties which, where appropriate, will be payable in addition by the Supplier to the NFC Forum (or to the relevant tax authorities as applicable).

Fee Payment Due Price
Universal Device Upon registration to certify a new device

$2,000.00 Add to cart

Reader Device Upon registration to certify a new device.

$2,000.00 Add to cart

Tag Upon registration to certify a new tag.

$1,000.00 Add to cart

Re-named or Re-branded Device UUpon registration to certify a renamed or re-branded device, as per Section 10.2 of the NFC Forum Certification Policy.

$600.00 Add to cart

Universal or Reader Device that inherits test results from a previously certified Universal or Reader Device Upon registration to certify a partly inherited implementation, as per Section 10.3 of the NFC Forum Certification Policy.

$1,800.00 Add to cart

Tag that inherits test results from a previously certified Tag Upon registration to certify a partly inherited implementation, as per Section 10.3 of the NFC Forum Certification Policy.

$900.00 Add to cart

Certification Mark License Fee Upon acceptance of the NFC Forum Certification Mark License Agreement. This is a one-time fee per registered organization.

$1,000.00 Add to cart

Payment TermsThe NFC Forum reserves the right to amend this fee schedule from time-to-time as necessary, and will give notice of any such change no less than 30 days prior to the effective date.

Fees are payable in US dollars by credit card via the NFC Forum Certification Program web certification system. Other methods of payment are available upon request, though may delay certification as your registration, update, or other transaction cannot be processed until payment has been received. For further information please contact the NFC Forum Certification Administrator (Email: cert-admin@nfc-forum.org , Fax: +1 781-610-9864).