HARPS Fees

HARPS is self-financing, owned by Hort Innovation and managed by One Direction ANZ Pty Ltd. HARPS charges a Royalty fee of $245.00 + GST for each site that is audited to HARPS, which is collected by the Certification Body on behalf of HARPS.

HARPS aims to maximise operating efficiencies to help keep the fees charged to participating businesses to a minimum.

Table 1 Shows the HARPS Fees, including new fees effective from 1st July 2021 in relation to scope extensions and the re-issue of a HARPS certificate.

For further information on HARPS Fees, contact HARPS on 1300 852 219.

Fee Title Amount Fee Description and Collection Process
HARPS Royalty Fee $245.00 The fee charged to a supplier for each HARPS audit conducted, includes any certification, recertification, surveillance, or unannounced audits that take place for the GFSI program where HARPS is added to the audit. The Certification Body collects this fee on behalf of HARPS.
HARPS Scope Extension Fee (on-site audit) $145.00 The fee charged to a supplier for a HARPS scope extension audit conducted on-site, outside of the regular audit cycle. The Certification Body collects this fee on behalf of HARPS.
HARPS Scope Extension Fee (desk audit only) $45.00 The fee charged to a supplier for a scope extension audit conducted as a desk audit outside of the regular audit cycle. The fee is charged by the Certification Body to their client. The Certification Body collects this fee on behalf of HARPS.
HARPS COVID Extension Fee $45.00 The fee charged to a supplier for a COVID extension. The Certification Body collects this fee on behalf of HARPS.
HARPS Certificate Re-issue Fee $45.00 The fee charged to a supplier for the re-issue of a HARPS certificate due to an amendment, error, or change that is notified to HARPS greater than 5 business days after the initial certificate has been issued. The Certification Body collects this fee on behalf of HARPS or is charged this fee if the error is created by the Certification Body.
Fees are exclusive of GST