Bluetooth® - Licenses and fees. What do I have to do to license a new design?

What fees do I have to pay to use Bluetooth® technology? What do I have to do to license a new design using a Bluetooth module which shows "as certified by Microchip"?

  • The licensing of a new design using our module can vary depending on what modifications you add to your device. However, even if you are not modifying it, there are some taxes you have to pay in order to use the Bluetooth technology. To obtain more information based on your project, we recommend you contact the Bluetooth SIG here: https://www.bluetooth.com/develop-with-bluetooth/qualification-listing

Can I use the Bluetooth logo free of charge?

Refer to this page for information on how you can use the logo: https://www.bluetooth.com/media/logo-requests.

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