Cochrane Review status
APC in US dollars
|Cochrane Review or Update||$5000$5250|
|Cochrane Review if APC paid for Protocol||$2500$2625|
|Cochrane Review Update if APC paid for Cochrane Review||$2500$2625|
The version of the article that will be open access immediately is the new citation version, as identified by the unique digital object identifier (DOI). If gold open access is purchased for an update, the previous versions of the review will be free to view as per green open access. Only the gold open access version will receive the benefits of gold open access; it will be free to access immediately upon publication and will be licenced via a Creative Commons licence (see Table 2).
Waivers and discounts
An author from a HINARI Research4Life Group A or B country (https://www.research4life.org/access/eligibility/) who is the first author of a Cochrane Review, Protocol, or Update is eligible for a waiver for the APC, provided funding for the Cochrane Review does not include funds for the APC. Qualifying authors should contact their Managing Editor before signing the licence for publication form. (Further information for Managing Editors.)