Horticultural Lighting Review Timelines

Application Review Timelines

After you submit your application, a DLC reviewer will determine if the application and supporting documentation are complete. You will then receive an email with instructions to pay the appropriate application fees or to provide clarification on one or more questions in the application. See the table below for review time frames:

Product Type

Review

Base Product

10 Business Days

*Advanced Product

15 Business Days

*An advanced product includes at least one of the following:

  • more than one LED
  • more than one driver
  • fans, and/or
  • spectral tuning abilities

A base product does not include any additional features.

    • DLC reserves the right to extend any application review timeframes due to holidays and application volume spikes. These extensions will be communicated via the DLC website and the application portal.
    • NOTE: Closed/Canceled/Rejected applications cannot not be re-opened and instead require that a new application be created. To avoid having to create a new application, please either provide missing info/documentation within 10 business days of being notified of issues, or provide an estimated timeframe for submitting the missing info/documentation within 10 business days of being notified of issues.