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Fee Schedule

Name Fee
Filing of Civil Case $402.00
Filing of Miscellaneous Case $49.00
Filing of Notice of Appeal $505.00
Filing a Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice $100.00
Issuance of Apostille $47.00
Document Certification $11.00 per document plus cost of copying
Exemplification of Document $23.00 per document plus cost of copying
Copying Fees $.50 per page
Copy of Electronic Record (Stored Outside of CM/ECF and PACER)     $32.00 per record
Name Searches $32.00 per name or item searched
Retrieval of records from FRC $64.00 first box; $39.00 each additional box
$10.00 for electronic retrievals
(plus any charges assessed by the FRC or NARA)
Filing an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 $6,800.00
(this is in addition to the Filing of Civil Complaint fee)

Fees may be paid by:

  • In person - Cash, Check, Money Order or Credit/Debit Card.
  • By mail - Check or Money Order.

Checks must be made payable to: CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT

Notice to Customers Presenting Checks When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please call (202) 354-3100.

When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment, and you will not receive your check back from your financial institution. For any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds, a fee of $53.00 will be charged.

Privacy Act – A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from our internet site at:, or call toll free at 1-866-945-7920 (local number (Delaware) 302-324-6442, Military DSN 510-428-6824 (option 4, option 5, option 4) ) to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.