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Questionnaire Development System™

Purchase QDS™


Design Studio

  • $295/license
  • 1/designer (does not need to be installed on data collection devices*)


  • $495/license
  • 1/data collection device*


  • $495/license
  • 1/data collection device*

Data Entry

  • $295/license
  • 1/data entry device*

Warehouse Manager

  • $495/license
  • 1/data management device* (does not need to be installed on data collection devices*)

*Note: a device is defined as a desktop, laptop, or Windows tablet that meets the system requirements.

Quantity discounts available when purchasing 10 or more licenses of a single module:

  • 10-19 licenses: 10% off each license
  • 20-49 licenses: 20% off each license
  • 50+ licenses: Contact QDS™ Sales ( for pricing


  • Existing QDS™ licenses can be upgraded for $125/license.
  • Serial numbers for existing licenses must be provided at the time of upgrade.
  • Note: Upgrade pricing is available only when upgrading from v3.0 or higher.
  • Contact QDS™ Sales ( with questions regarding upgrade pricing eligibility

Perpetual Licensing
The Design Studio, ACASI, CAPI, Data Entry, and Warehouse Manager modules follow a perpetual license model. You are entitled to free technical support, maintenance patches, and are not required to upgrade or pay annual fees.


  • Licensing: $1,250 (first year), $1,000 (subsequent years)
    * Discount available for existing customers; contact for details
  • Hosting Fee: $199 (Monthly), $2,000 (Annual)
  • One-time server configuration fee: $399

The standard QDS-Web™ license fee includes support for up to five different survey instruments per year. Additional surveys may be added for a cost of $100/instrument.

The hosted server configuration fee covers customization of your survey templates to include custom graphics, colors, and layouts specific to your organization, study, or survey instruments.

Please contact our sales team to discuss using QDS-Web™ to support your web-based data collection needs.