D.2 - What is the applicable hourly rate for services charged on an hourly basis?
The hourly basis charges for services are based on the real costs of the Agency and on the number of hours spent. This type of services are charged at the hourly rate i.a.w. Chapter III of the Implementing Regulation 2019/2153 and Parts II and IIa of its Annex.
In general, the invoicing of charges on an hourly basis takes place each quarter, once information regarding the number of performed working hours becomes available to the Agency and/or when the service is closed.
The invoicing of flat charges takes place in advance upon receipt of the application. For particular task such as MRB flat charges shall be charged on an annual basis until the completion of the task.
In certain circumstances payment is required before the project can start or continue, in which case an invoice based on the estimated number of working hours is issued.
Training services are invoiced as soon as the data becomes available.