There are three types of recompense:
Medals are given to recognize the outstanding contribution of individuals to the development of legal metrology.
These letters mark excellent work on a specific project relating to legal metrology.
The Award for Excellent Achievements in Legal Metrology in Developing Countries is a special award given to a country that has excelled in developing its legal metrology activities. The winner is given a special OIML glass engraved trophy and receives an invitation to a CIML meeting to be given the award.