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Pricing

Note: the prices listed below are subject to change, as they are parameters controlled by community governance mechanisms.
Metric
Amount CHEQ
Approximate cost (USD)
DID writes
50
~$2.00
DID updates
25
~$1.00
DID deactivate
25
~$0.10
DID Burn Factor
50%
Resource create - Schema writes
2.5
~$0.10
Resource create - Cred Def writes
2.5
~$0.10
Resource create - Revocation registry write
2.5
~$0.10
Resource create - Revocation registry update
2.5
~$0.10
Resource create - Type image
10
~$0.40
Resource create - Default
5
~$0.20
Resource create - Type JSON
2.5
~$0.10
Resource Burn Factor
50%
cheqd Identity pricing detailed above was implemented on-ledger as part of the January 2023 release - v1.0.x
For more information on cheqd's Identity Transaction pricing, see our latest Tokenomics - cheqd’s tokenomics for SSI explained: part 4.

Comparison with other networks

Metric
cheqd Testnet
cheqd Mainnet
Sovrin StagingNet
Sovrin MainNet
Indicio
DID writes
Free
~$2.00
$1.00
$10.00
$5000 p/a
DID update
Free
~$1.00
$1.00
$10.00
$5000 p/a
DID deactivate
Free
~$0.10
$1.00
$10.00
$5000 p/a
Resource create - Schema writes
Free
~$0.10
$5.00
$50.00
$5000 p/a
Resource create - Revocation registry write
Free
~$0.10
$2.50
$25.00
$5000 p/a
Resource create - Revocation registry write
Free
~$0.10
$2.00
$20.00
$5000 p/a
Resource create - Revocation registry update
Free
~$0.10
$0.01
$0.10
$5000 p/a