IFFO RS 2019 Costs

Due to the rise in inflation, IFFO RS, IFFO RS CoC and IFFO RS IP Programme administrations costs will increase by 3% and will be effective for all current certificate holders and new applicants from January 1st 2019. 

This increase is to ensure that IFFO RS is able to continue to provide stakeholders and other interested parties with a robust, accessible and credible certification programme. 

Below you can find a full list of the new prices for each programme, IFFO RS, IFFO RS CoC and IFFO RS Imrpover Programme, that will come into effect in the new year. 

IFFO RS 

Item Pound Sterling (£) Assessment Activity

Administration 

   

Annual charge/company

2,835

 

Annual charge/factory

310

 

Whole fish Fisheries Assessment/Species (if prior to next full Whole Fish Assessment due: V1.6)

   

Full assessment every 3rd year

8,755

 

Minor assessment after years 1 & 2

1,290

 

Whole fish Fisheries Assessment (Initial and next due full Whole Fish Assessment due: 2.0) 

   
Baseline 7,470 M1, M2, F1, F2, F3 Species characterisation
Category A Species 1,290 A1, A2, A3, A4
Category B Species 1,550 Disqualification from CAT A the Risk Assessment 
Category C Species 260 C1
Category D Species 515 Disqualified from CAT C the Risk Assessment 

Whole Fish Fisheries Assessment - Surveillance Assessments  V2.0 (after years 1 & 2) 

   
Baseline 1,545 M1, M2, F1, F2, F3 update on management system, any changes in regulations
Category A Species 515 Refresh key areas - current stock status, B/Bmsy;F/Fmsy
Category B Species 260 Short review to confirm B category accuracy
Category C Species 210 Short review to confirm - current stock status & that species is not overfished. Where overfishing occurs; risk that approved fishery is impacting
Category D Species 105 Short review to confirm D category accuracy & productivity & that attributes remains same for susceptibility 

Fisheries By-product Assessment - Full assessment and Surveillance set price

   

Baseline

105

 

Category C Species 

155

 
Category D Species  310  

Fisheries By-product from Aquaculture

   
Full assessment and Surveillance set price 130  

Shared Whole fish Fisheries Assessment between countries* (V1.6)

   
Full assessment every 3rd year 6,695  
Minor assessment after years 1 & 2** 2,370  

Shared Full Whole Fisheries Assessment between Countries * (V2.0)

   
Baseline 6,180  
Category A Species  515  
Category B Species  515  
Category C Species 105  
Category D Species  155  

Shared Surveillance Whole Fisheries Assessment / between Countries**

   
Baseline 1,340  
Category A Species  210  
Category B Species  210  
Category C Species  85  
Category D Species  50  

On Site Audit

   

Paid to local auditor every year

Varies

 
     
*One fishery with shared management between other countries. For example, Blue whiting fishery shared by UK, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, Cost shown is per country    
**Only shared fishery surveillance assessment costs can be shared between interested countries.    

IFFO RS CoC 

Item Pound Sterling (£)

Administration

 

Annual charge/company

2,835

Annual charge/unit of certification

310

On Site Audit

 

Paid to local auditor every year

Varies

 

IFFO RS Improver Programme

Item

Pound Sterling (£)

 

 

Costs for the FIP:

 

Administration

 

FIP Application form registration process and revision (initial)

515

 

 

Peer Review Costs (by accredited CB)

 

A Gap Analysis 

1,545

B Stakeholder Committee

155

C Initial Action Plan (FAP) created for FIP

515

D FIP Action Plan Tracker (quote for annual review if required will depend on complexity)

415 (initial registration)

 

 

Costs for the Individual company participants:

 

Upon IFFO RS IP Application Approval 

 

Annual IFFO RS IP per Company Registration 

2,835

Annual IFFO RS IP per Factory Registration 

310

Annual FIP Action Plan Tracking (baseline fee, this may increase depending on complexity) 

620

 

 

On Site Assessment/Audit

 

Paid to inspector/auditor every year

 

Varies