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District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

^ District Court Fees

(Rev. 12.15.2020)   

Fee Type Description Fee Comments
Filing Fees Civil Action $402.00 Civil Action Filing Fee includes $52.00 Administrative Fee for filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding.  This Administrative Fee does not apply to applications for writs of habeas corpus or to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. §1915.
Appeal $505.00 Appeal Filing Fee includes $5.00 filing fee for the notice of appeal and a $500.00 fee for docketing the appeal.
Habeas Corpus $5.00  
Filing Fees for Miscellenous Cases Petition to Perpetuate Testimony, Fed. R. Civ. P. 27(a)  $49.00  
Letters Rogatory or Letters of Request $49.00  
Registration of Judgment from Another District, 28 U.S.C. §1963 $49.00  
Appeal to a District Judge from a Judgment of Conviction by a Magistrate Judge in a Misdemeanor Case $39.00  
Fees for Copies, Reproductions, and Retrieval of Records Search of the Records (per name or item searched) $32.00  
Reproduction of any Record on Paper $0.50 per page
Printing Electronic Records $0.10 per page
Reproduction of Audio Recordings of Court Proceedings $32.00  
Reproduction of Records in Electronic Form when those records are not available on PACER or CM/ECF $31.00  
Retrieval of 1 box of records from the Federal Records Center, National Archives or Other Storage Location $64.00 for retrievals involving multiple boxes, per additional box - $39.00
Certification of any Document or Paper  $11.00  
Exemplification of any document or paper $23.00  
Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule (Effective 12.01.2013)
Fees for Other Filings and Services Application for District Bar Examination $100.00 Credited towards admission
Petition for Admission to the Bar $300.00  
District Annual Bar Membership Renewal Fee  $75.00 Due October 1 every year
Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice $300.00 Per appearance
Duplicate Certificate of Admission or Certificate of Good Standing $20.00  
Certification for Naturalization Certificate $25.00  
For any payment returned or denied for lack of funds $53.00  
Processing fee for a petty offense charged on a federal violation notice $30.00  
Apostilles $47.00