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GBAC STAR™ Application Process

What is the Application Process for the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program?

GBAC STAR is a performance-based program. GBAC offers tools and documentation to assist facilities in developing the competencies, procedures, and protocols that meet accreditation requirements as needed.

Ready to apply? Review the
Readiness Assessment Checklist and Recommendations for a Successful Accreditation before you start the online application. The application completion process will depend on the size and complexity of your organization.

Who Determines Accreditation?

The Accreditation Council is the accrediting body of  the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program, and the council determines the status of all GBAC STAR facilities. Volunteers are appointed to serve in roles related to the accreditation process.

How Much Does the GBAC STAR Accredited Facility Program Cost? 

  Rate Minimum Maximum
Restaurants US$5 per occupancy/seat $500 -
Hotels $3 per room $500 $15,000
Arenas/Stadiums $0.30 per occupancy/seat $500 $15,000
All Other Facilities
Under 25,000 sq ft - (Under 2,322 sqm) $500    
25,000-199,999 sq ft - (2,322-18,580 sqm) $1,000    
200,000-499,999 sq ft - (18,581-46,450 sqm) $2,500    
500,000-799,999 sq ft - (46,451-74,322 sqm) $4,000    
800,000-999,999 sq ft - (74,323-92,902 sqm) $6,000    
1MM to 1,999,999 sq ft - (92,903-185,805 sqm) $10,000    
2MM+ sq ft - (185,806+ sqm) $15,000    

Note: Multi-site portfolios are priced individually; contact us for more information. Enterprise Fee will apply to multi-site portfolios.

Each GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation will include the appropriate number of individual online GBAC Microbial Warrior™ Fundamentals Online Workshop programs and certificates of completion in the quoted price. Additional GBAC Microbial Warrior Fundamentals Online Workshop programs and certificates of completion are available at $150 each.


Additional Accreditation Resources

Once your GBAC STAR application has been submitted, you will receive the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Handbook and the following reference documents:
  • Recommendations for a Successful Accreditation
  • The GBAC Cleaning, Disinfection, and Response Protocol
  • GBAC STAR Scalable Cleaning and Disinfection Response
  • Recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment for Cleaning
  • Examples of Training and Accreditations applicable for individuals who provide cleaning and disinfection services
  • GBAC Risk Assessment Tool for Cleaning and Disinfecting

Your GBAC STAR™ accreditation includes access to corporate templates to help recognize a “gap” in your internal protocols.

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