The Consortium operates entirely on a cost recovery basis to serve its members.
To be part of the Consortium you will be required to pay two annual fees.
|Consortium Member Fee (USD)|
|1 January – 31 December 2017||$3230.37 (USD)|| - The member fee is based on a consortium size of 40 members.
- The fee is to be paid in US Dollars to the AAF.
- It is a requirement of the Consortium for the Lead (AAF) to pay the Consortium Member Fee in US Dollars.
- This fee covers the ORCID licence costs.
|Consortium Leader Fee (AUD)|
|1 January – 31 December 2017||$7070.50 (AUD)||- The Leader Fee is the cost per member annually.
- The fee is to be paid in Australian dollars to the AAF.
- It is expected that the Consortium Leader Fee will be indexed at 3% annually. This increase was approved by the ORCID Governance Committee in October 2016.
- The ORCID Governance Committee also endorsed an additional increase to support an Australian International ORCID Board representative.
Payment of Annual Member Fees
- The Consortium’s Leader Fee payment terms are outlined in section 5. of Appendix A: ORCID Standard License Agreement
- AAF’s Payment terms are 28 days after the date set out on the invoice.
- Failure to pay fees within these terms may result in the revocation of the relevant Consortium Member’s membership of the consortium.