UPDATED 09 March 2024

Cost of Certification

The final cost of project implementation and certification vary according to project type, scale, and complexity.

Fees paid to Gold Standard include an issuance fee on products like carbon credits or renewable energy labels, plus a flat annual fee for ownership of an account in our Impact Registry to hold and manage issued VERs.

Approved Validation and Verification Bodies list Other required costs may include third-party reviews by approved Validation and Verification Bodies, and certification review fees paid to certification bodies.

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