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Fee Structure


  • Currently the regulation with new certification body for non-automotive models are in final discussions. New information will be provided soon.
  • intacs is only the scheme holder (see article "intacs in a Nutshell), i.e. those fees are defined by the corresponding certification bodies in a free market siuation.
  • intacs does not warrant the correctness of the information given below. Please visit the web pages of your certification body for latest information:


All fees are in EURO (€), excluding the applicable VAT 

Assessor Certification  (in €)

Possible Durations ECQA VDA-QMC
Provisional, Competent and Principal Assessor (incl. instructor) 1 year n/a n/a
Provisional, Competent and Principal Assessor (incl. Instructor) 3 years 450,- 450,-
Corporate Contracts:      
10 certification package   3375,- 3375,- 
plus 5 certification package   1687,50 1687,50 


Assessor Exam (€)

Provisional Assessor (ISO/IEC 15504) 450,-
Competent Assessor (ISO/IEC 15504) 500,-
Provisional Assessor (Automotive SPICE®) 450,-
Competent Assessor (Automotive SPICE®) 550,-
Reduced Fee for China, India (provisional/competent) 225,-/275,-
Review of exam & course results 60,-


Training Provider Accreditation (€)

Automotive SPICE® 3.500,-
ISO 15504 part 5 500,-
TestSPICE 500,-
ISO 20000 500,-


Course Materials License Fees (€)


intacs certified Competent Assessor (PA)

  • unlimited per model and year
  • Can be subsituted by active participation in further development as agreed by working group

intacs certified Provisional  Assessor (CA)

  • unlimited per model and year
  • Can be subsituted by active participation in further development as agreed by working group

intacs Introduction to VDA Automotive SPICE Guidelines (ASG)

  • unlimited per year
  • Can be subsituted by active participation in further development as agreed by working group

Updates of minor baselines are included in this license fee (e.g. 1.1 -> 1.2)

Updates of major baselines are subject of new license fees (e.g. 1.2 -> 2.0)


Currently available models:

  • Automotive SPICE®
  • TestSPICE
  • ISO 20000
  • ISO/IEC 15504





  • The assessor certification covers a complete calendar year. It is the responsibility of the assessor to apply for renewal during this period. In order to avoid bottlenecks and gaps, intacsTM has defined a buffer period during the first quart of the following year. This allows assessors, which are late in extending their certification to continue their buisiness for at least three months. Details are defined in the according procedure (see download area in Community Menue). Be aware, that only an application for re(certification) in time will make sure, that a continuous certification is granted.
  • If an assessor is certified he might want to extend his scope of recognition to an additional field, i.e. if an assessor is certified within the scope of Automotive SPICE®, he might want to be recognized as a certified assessor in the field of finance as well. In this case he applies for a secondary certification with a formless request and a copy of his existing certificate. The certification bodies will exchange necessary data to allow evaluation and then issue a second certifcate according to the request (only if certification criteria a met).
  • For organizations, who want to qualify and maintain a qualification program for a certain amout of assessors, corporate bundles are available. See details in the according definitions.
  • The exam fees cover participation in an exam, which is related to one or a group of Process Assessment Models. The fee depends on the course scope, where the exam is connected to.
  • Training Organizations may get accredited for one or more courses, fees apply per course. Only certified instructors, qualified to give selected courses, shall perform trainings. Trainings given by instructors without having a certification and qualification for that cours, will not grant qualification to the participants, no matter if they pass exam or not.
  • The following countries are included in the strategic intacs discount program and receive a limited 50 % discount on the above rates for training provider registration and using intacs material.

    Bulgaria, China, Hungary, India Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Agentina, Brasil and Mexico.



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