For the time being, it is free to sign an agreement and use microdata.no. As a contractual partner, the institution can register a free number of users who can use the service without restrictions. Support is also included.
Gradually, and at the earliest from 2024, a payment scheme will be introduced where users cover the usage-dependent costs. In collaboration with the users, Sikt and Statistics Norway will assess the pricing model and the time for payment introduction during 2022. The prices and time for payment introduction will be announced long in advance, so that it provides users with a sufficient professional and financial planning horizon.