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.

 Effective October 1, 2018
IG G.8 Scenarios 1, 2, 3A, 4No fee
IG G.8 Scenarios 1A and 1B$2,000
IG G.8 Scenario 3$4,000
IG G.8 Scenario 5:
- Security Level 1$8,000
- Security Level 2$10,000
- Security Level 3$10,000
- Security Level 4$10,000

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