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The BRE typically update their scheme fees every two or three years and the last fee change for many of the schemes was back in July 2014.

Scheme fees are changing in the following versions:

Notably the biggest changes are as follows:

  • Registration fees are increasing from £195 to £250 for New Construction and Refurb and Fit Out assessments
  • HQM certification fee scale has been introduced a diminishing ‘fee per dwelling’ for higher volume assessments
  • Increase in International assessment fees by 6%
  • Minimum certification fee for affordable units has decreased from £250 to £240 in Domestic Refurbishment assessments

All new fees will apply from 1st July 2017.