Qualification fees fund the future of Bluetooth

All members are required to complete the Qualification and Declaration process, which includes payment of the Declaration fee through our online purchasing system. When payment is processed by the SIG, you will be issued a Declaration ID.

The fees outlined in following table are in U.S. dollars (USD). If you have additional questions, please submit a support request and choose the Qualification & Listings category.

Fees Explanation Associate Member Adopter Member
Declaration Fees​
Declaration Fee A Declaration fee must be paid for any new, changed, used or branded Bluetooth product $4,800 $9,600
GATT-based Profile Client (app) Applications that support the client role only and implement one or more Bluetooth SIG adopted GATT-based Profiles are qualified as a Profile Subsystem product type. $120 $120
Recognition Fees
Bluetooth Qualification Test Facility (BQTF) A Bluetooth Qualification Test Facility (BQTF) is recognized by the Bluetooth SIG as competent to perform “Category A at or below the HCI layer” qualification test cases identified in the Test Case Reference List (TCRL). $9,600 Annually $9,600 Annually

Bluetooth Recognized Test Facility (BRTF)
A Bluetooth Recognized Test Facility (BRTF) is recognized by the Bluetooth SIG to perform testing only on its own behalf. $2,400 Annually $2,400 Annually
Profile Tuning Suite (PTS) Fees
PTS Runtime Cost The Profile Tuning Suite (PTS) is a specification-based testing tool that automates protocol and profile interoperability testing. Free Free
PTS Radio Module The PTS radio module is required for full testing of a physical device. ​$99 ​​$99
NOTICE: The fees shown on this page are scheduled to change as of 1 January 2024.
More details on the upcoming fee change can be found here.
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