Application for Accreditation
Paragraph 3 of
Decision 10/CMP.1 stipulates that:
(b) Those designated operational entities that apply for accreditation under the approved procedures for accreditation may continue to act provisionally as accredited independent entities until a final accreditation decision is taken;
(c) The determinations and relevant activities undertaken under these provisions shall be valid only after the accreditation of the independent entity is finalized".
At its fourth meeting, the JISC established sectoral scopes for accreditation and clarified that DOEs may act provisionally as AIEs only for the same sectoral scope(s) and corresponding function(s) for which they are designated. The JISC further clarified that DOEs designated for the sectoral scope of afforestation and reforestation may act as AIEs for the sectoral scope of land use, land-use change and forestry for the designated function(s). The list of sectoral scopes is contained in appendix 1 of Procedure for accrediting independent entities by the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (version 07)* (676 KB).
The JISC also agreed on the application fee for the JI accreditation process, as contained in the Provisions for the charging of fees to cover administrative costs relating to the activities of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (version 04) (146 KB). Furthermore, the JISC agreed on the level of fees to be paid to joint implementation assessment team by applicant independent entity or AIE, as contained in appendix 7 of Procedure for accrediting independent entities by the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (version 07)* (676 KB).
In order to apply for the JI accreditation process, independent entities shall:
Att. Mr. James Grabert
P.O. Box 260 124
The JISC, at its fifth meeting, agreed to introduce a provision by which applicant independent entities from non-Annex I Parties and Annex I Parties with economies in transition may have the possibility of paying 50% of the non-reimbursable application fee when the entities apply for accreditation, provided that these entities pay the remaining 50% once they are accredited. This provision is effective from 1 November 2006. Applicant independent entities wishing to use this provision are requested to indicate so in the message requesting the information on the payment of application fee referred to in the instruction above.
*Note: As of 22 June 2011, the following transitional measures for accrediting application independent entities (IEs) that have been issued an indicative letter but have not been accredited by the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (version 01) shall apply.