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1. Confirm the outline of the standard
See"Learn about PictBridge" and "FAQ" on the website for details.
2. Apply for obtaining the specifications >> Obtain related documents
See"Guide to obtaining standard" on the website for details.
[1] After confirming the contents of the "Guide to obtaining standard," download "Agreement for CIPA DC-001," fill in the form, and send it to the CIPA Secretariat (for both CIPA members and non-members).

[2] Pay *JPY 58,000 (including bank transfer charge) to the designated account as an administration fee (for non-CIPA members only).

[3] When the CIPA Secretariat confirms the Agreement (for both CIPA members and non-members) and payment (for non-CIPA members only), "access ID numbers" necessary to download the specifications will be issued (10 per company) and sent to the designated address by e-mail.

[4] Download the specifications and other related documents after completing the registration for access ID as explained in the abovementioned e-mail.

[5] Fill in the "Statement for CIPA Standard DC-001" attached to the "Agreement for CIPA DC-001" and send it to the CIPA Secretariat (for both CIPA members and non-members).

[6] In order to develop products that conform to the DPS over IP standard, it is necessary to obtain the PTP-IP standard and the Implementation Guidelines for DPS over IP separately.
3. Develop products that conform to PictBridge >> Purchase a test tool and conduct a self-test
See "Logo certification program" on the website for details.
[1] Advance the development of products that conform to this standard on the basis of the specifications and other related documents.

[2] Apply for purchase of a logo certification test tool called Test Suite (authorized by CIPA) from "Get CD-KEY" on the website of the organization that sells a logo certification Test Suite (for both CIPA members and non-members).

[3] The organization sends the applicant a license No. called "CD-KEY," a password, and a Test Suite License Agreement form by e-mail.

[4] Fill in the "Test Suite License Agreement" and submit two copies thereof to the organization (for both CIPA members and non-members).

[5] When the two copies of "Test Suite License Agreement" arrive at the agent, a download address will be sent to the applicant by e-mail. The applicant will then be able to download a logo certification test tool.
In addition, one of the copies of the "Test Suite License Agreement" and a bill.

USB Version Test Tool
- WindowsXP ver. JPY500,000 per license (total price including 8% consumption tax: JPY540,000) with consumption tax will be sent to the applicant.
* Download the tool through a Web address that will be sent by e-mail. CD-KEY and password are necessary.
* If the developed product is a printer, a PCI board is also necessary.
For WindowsXP SP2 or later NET2282RDK
Refer to the certification organizations for Price & Delivery.

DPS over IP Version Test Tool
- Windows7 64-bit ver. JPY500,000 per license (total price including 8% consumption tax: JPY540,000)
For details, please contact either certification agency.

[6] Conduct a prescribed self-test on the relevant product by using the test tool and pass the test.
4. Conclude a logo license agreement >> Register an agreement No.
See "Logo certification program" on the website for details.
[1]Fill in the related document titled "Trademark Master License Agreement," which was downloaded from the CIPA website, and submit two copies thereof to the CIPA Secretariat (for both CIPA members and non-members; for the first certification only).

[2] When the CIPA Secretariat confirms the receipt of the documents, it will send back one of the copies for the applicant to keep and also send a bill for the logo royalty of *JPY 208,000 (including bank transfer charge; for both CIPA members and non-members) and a bill for the logo administration fee of *JPY 208,000 (including bank transfer charge; for non-CIPA member only).

[3] Pay the amounts described in the abovementioned bills to the designated account. (However, if you make payment from outside Japan, the logo royalty may be subject to withholding tax, so confirm with the related domestic agency of the country from which you remit before taking steps for remittance. If the royalty is subject to withholding tax, please note that you are required to remit the amount remaining after tax payment together with a certificate of tax payment after paying tax within the country from which you remit. Please contact the related agency in your country for tax payment methods and other details.)

[4] When the CIPA Secretariat confirms that the abovementioned payment has been made, it will issue an "agreement No." (one per company), which is necessary for making a reservation for logo certification, and send it to the designated address by e-mail.

* This is the price in case of remittance outside Japan. In case of remittance in Japan, the price of specifications is JPY50,000 (not including consumption tax and local tax).
Logo royalty and logo maintenance fee are bothJPY200,000 (not including consumption tax and local tax)
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