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Liquid and gaseous fuels 099

    1. Start your application process by reading the criteria document and find out if your product can obtain the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. 
    2. Read your Application Guide: "New application or change" or ""Renewal" (see below)
    3. Request login credentials.
    4. Now you are ready to enter the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal.

     

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    Should you wish to transfer your licence, please use this form

  • Fees valid from 1 January 2024

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 251EUR + VAT per production site and fuel type
    Renewal fee* 1 625 EUR + VAT
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 541 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 625 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 709 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence***

    Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: 406 EUR + VAT
    < 8 hours: 812 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 625 EUR + VAT

    However, minimum 3 251 EUR + VAT per production site and fuel type if extension with new fuel types and/or production sites.         

    Annual licence fee: The annual licence fee for the Nordic Swan Ecolabelled products is based on their turnover in the Nordic countries.

    0,15% of turnover + VAT per year for turnover 0 - 20 million EUR.
    0,05% of turnover + VAT per year turnover > 20 million EUR.
    Minimum fee for Nordic region 2 167 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region 100 000 EUR + VAT per year

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region
    (Only if revenue > 300 000 EUR per year)

    2 167 EUR + VAT per year
     

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below 2 million EUR.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1 083 EUR per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions

     

    Fees valid from 1 January 2023

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 114 EUR + VAT per production site and fuel type
    Renewal fee* 1 557 EUR + VAT
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 519 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 557 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 595 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence***

    Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: 389 EUR + VAT
    < 8 hours: 778 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 557 EUR + VAT

    However, minimum 3 114 EUR + VAT per production site and fuel type if extension with new fuel types and/or production sites.         

    Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0,15% of turnover + VAT per year for turnover 0 - 20 million EUR.
    0,05% of turnover + VAT per year turnover > 20 million EUR.
    Minimum fee for Nordic region 2 076 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region 100 000 EUR + VAT per year

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region
    (Only if revenue > 300 000 EUR per year)

    2 076 EUR + VAT per year
     

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below 2 million EUR.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1 038 EUR per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions

     

  • In the criteria document, you can read about how to document and verify compliance for each requirement. You can also find other application documents here.

  • Information on the latest version of the criteria for liquid and gaseous fuels

    4.0 New generation of criteria

    The Nordic Ecolabelling Board decided on 7 December, 2022 to adopt a new generaton of criteria for Nordic Ecolabelled liquid and gaseous fuels. Criteria generation 4.0. is valid until December 31, 2027.

    3.2 ⇛ 3.3 Prolongation of the validity of the criteria

    The criteria has been prolonged with 4 months. The new version is called 3.3 and is valid until 31 December 2023.

    3.1 ⇛ 3.2: Prolongation of the validity of the criteria

    The criteria has been prolonged with 17 months. The new version, 3.2, is valid until 31 August 2023.

    3.0 ⇛ 3.1: Prolongation of the validity of the criteria

    The criteria has been prolonged with 9 months. The new version, 3.1, is valid until 31 March 2022.

    3.0: New generation of criteria

    The criteria for liquid and gaseous fuels were decided on by Nordic Ecolabelling on the 14 June 2017. Version, 3.0, is valid until 30 June 2021.

  • In the background document below you will find reasoning and facts behind the specific requirements in the criteria document.

    Here you can also read the comments, requirement for requirement, from the public hearing.

    If the documents are in a Nordic language, you can get help in understanding the sections you need by contacting the product specialist in your chosen country below.