This page is intended to help Authenticator Vendors understand the required pieces of Authenticator Certification and the associated FIDO Fees for different FIDO Certification scenarios.
|Fee Type||FIDO Member||Non-Member|
|Functional Certification Fee||$5,000 USD||$6,500 USD|
|Authenticator Level 1 (L1) Certification Fee||Free*||Free*|
|Authenticator Level 2 (L2) Certification Fee*||$3,000 USD**||$3,000 USD**|
|Derivative Certification Fee||$500 USD||$750 USD|
|Delta Certification Fee||$500 USD||$750 USD|
* Authenticators completing L1 are required to pay the Functional Certification Fee, there is no additional fee for L1 Certification.
** L2 Introductory Fee. Valid until December 31, 2017 for two (2) implementations per company. Starting January 1, 2018 the L2 Fee for FIDO Members is $7,500, and $13,000 for Non-Members.
|#||Authenticator||Functional Conformance Self-Validation Testing||Functional Interoperability Testing||Security Evaluation||FIDO Fees|
|1||FIDO Certified Authenticator that wants L1 Certification||Required||Required
(New L1 Interoperability Requirements)
|Required – Security Secretariat||Functional + L1|
|2||FIDO Certified Authenticator that wants L2 Certification||Not Required||Not Required||Required – Accredited Security Lab||L2|
|3||FIDO Certified Authenticator that wants a Derivative Certification
(until November 23, 2018*)
|Required||Not Required (Derivative)||Required – Security Secretariat||Derivative|
|4||FIDO Certified Authenticator that wants a Derivative Certification
(after November 23, 2018*)
|Required||Required – Base Certification must be L1 Certified, at minimum||Required – Security Secretariat||Functional + L1 (for Base Certification) + Derivative|
|5||New Authenticator that wants L1 Certification||Required||Required||Required – Security Secretariat||Functional + L1|
|6||L1 Authenticator that wants a Derivative Certification||Required||Not Required (Derivative)||Not Required||Derivative|
|7||L1 Authenticator that wants an L2 Certification||Not Required||Not Required||Required – Accredited Security Lab||Functional +
|8||L1 Authenticator that wants a Delta Certification||Not Required||Not Required||Required – Security Secretariat (Delta)||Delta|
|9||New Authenticator that wants L2 Certification||Required||Required||Required – Accredited Security Lab||Functional + L2|
|10||L2 Authenticator that wants a Derivative Certification||Required||Not Required (Derivative)||Not Required||Derivative|
|11||L2 Authenticator that wants a Delta Certification||Not Required||Not Required||Required – Accredited Security Laboratory (Delta)||Delta|
* On November 23, 2018, L1 will be the minimum requirement for all FIDO Authenticators. To file for a Derivative after this date, the base Certification must be at least L1 Certified.