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Fee Schedule

Amended Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule


At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference amended the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule for the appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. 


Effective December 1, 2016


Miscellaneous Fee Schedule
Administrative Fee for Filing a Civil Action $ 50.00
Admission to Practice $ 230.00
Admission to Practice Pro Hac Vice $ 120.00
Any Payment Returned or Denied for Insufficient Funds $ 53.00
Appeal to District Judge from Judgment of Conviction by Magistrate in a Misdemeanor Case $ 38.00
Archive Record Retrieval - Paper.  Fee is for one box.  ($39 for each additional box, per case) $ 64.00
Archive Record Retrieval - Electronic, via Smartscan (plus $.65 FRC per page fee) $ 19.90
Certificate of Good Standing $ 19.00
Certifying Documents (plus photocopying fee) $ 11.00
Civil Case (new) $ 400.00
Copy of Record in Electronic Format (record not available in PACER or CM/ECF) $ 31.00
Cuban Liberation Civil Filing Fee $ 6,548.00
Duplicate Certificate of Admission $ 19.00
Exemplification Certificate ( plus photocopying fee ) $ 22.00
Filing or Indexing any document not in a case or proceeding for which a filing fee has been paid
(examples: Apostille, Deposition Subpoena From Another District, Motion to Quash, Registration Of Judgment From Another District)
$ 47.00
Habeas Corpus $ 5.00
Microfiche (copy per sheet) $ 6.00
Notice of Removal $ 400.00
Photocopies (per page)
Copied or Printed by Clerk's Office Staff
$ .50
Self-serve Copies Printed Via Public Access Terminal (per page) $ .10
Power of Attorney (No fee if submitted for filing in a case for which a filing fee has already been paid.) $ 46.00
Reproduction of magnetic tape recording $ 31.00
Search of Records (per name) $ 31.00
USCA fee for filing Notice of Appeal $ 505.00


American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard and VISA accepted for all payments over one dollar.