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CSC License Fee

Fee structure since 01.01.2019

The following fees apply for companies CSC certification.
- CSC license fee
- Certification and Auditing costs

CSC license fee
Every plant that wants to certify needs one certification license. CSC certification licenses can be redeemed with registration rights which can be purchased individually and in form of a bundle.

Costs for CSC registration rights are as follows:

Bundle 

Registration rights

Cost

1

1 registration right

€ 1.000,-

5

5 registration rights

€ 4.000,-

10

10 registration rights

€ 7.000,-

To register a project, the registration licenses can be paid with registration rights as follows:

Object of certification One certification license equals
Concrete 1 registration right
Aggregates 1 registration right
Cement 2 registration rights

To upgrade existing certificates during their period of validity, the upgrading license can be paid with registration rights as follows:

Object of certification One upgrading license equals
Concrete 0.5 registration right
Aggregates 0.5 registration right
Cement 1 registration right

The validity of an upgraded certificate remains unchanged.

Notes:
- CSC member companies and RSO member companies receive a discount of 15% on the price of registration rights. There is no accumulation of discounts.
- Registration rights have no experiation date.
- There will be no refund of unused registration rights.

 

Certification / Auditing costs 
Additional certification and auditing costs apply for document verification and on-site visits by the Certification Institute (CI). These costs are subject to an individual certification agreement between the company seeking CSC certification and the CI. 

 

New Fee Structure as of January 1, 2021:

The 2021 fee structure for CSC certification has been updated. This new fee structure will be applied as of January 1, 2021. 

CSC license fee

Every plant that wants to certify needs one certification license. CSC certification licenses can be redeemed with registration rights which can be purchased individually and in the form of a bundle. 

Costs for CSC registration rights are as follows:

Bundle 

Registration rights

Cost

1

1 registration right

1.050 €

5

5 registration rights

4.200 €

10

10 registration rights

7.350 €

 

To register a project, the certification licenses can be paid with registration rights as follows:

Object of certification

One certification license equals

Concrete

1 registration right

R-Module

0.5 registration right

Aggregates

2 registration rights

Cement

3 registration rights

 

To upgrade existing certificates during their period of validity, the upgrading license can be paid with registration rights as follows:

Object of certification

One upgrading license equals

Concrete

0.5 registration right

Aggregates

1 registration right

Cement

1.5 registration rights

The validity of an upgraded certificate remains unchanged.

 

Notes:

  • Companies that are member of a CSC Regional System Operator (RSO) receive a discount of 7.5% on the price of registration rights. 
  • CSC member companies receive a discount of 7.5% on the price of registration rights.
  • Companies that are RSO member companies and CSC member companies receive a discount of 15% (accumulation of discounts).  
  • Registration rights have no expiration date. 
  • There will be no refund of unused registration rights.

Special Note:

  • The RSO in Germany exceptionally offers to its member companies who are purchasing registration rights for their operations in Germany before April 1, 2021, a special discount of 15% on the price of registration rights in case they are not eligible for the 7.5% CSC member company discount.