NIST Fees for FIPS 140-2 Validations

Fees are collected for NIST CMVP report review of new and modified module submissions. For additional details on the Implementation Guidance (IG) G.8 scenarios listed below, see Maintaining a FIPS 140-2 Certificate.

Implementation Guidance for FIPS 140-2 G.16 describes the process for paying the NIST Fee before the FIPS Lab submits your report. You will need to pay the NIST Fee before September 25, 2018 to take advantage of the current fees. Contact your FIPS Lab today to arrange an early payment.

 CurrentEffective October 1, 2018
IG G.8 Scenarios 1, 2, 3A, 4N/AN/A
IG G.8 Scenarios 1A and 1B$1,500$2,000
IG G.8 Scenario 3$3,000$4,000
IG G.8 Scenario 5:
- Security Level 1$6,000$8,000
- Security Level 2$8,000$10,000
- Security Level 3$8,000$10,000
- Security Level 4$8,000$10,000

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