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Guide for applicants, Part 2: PCT procedure before the EPO (Euro-PCT Guide)

 
 
Amounts of fees
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The amounts of the transmittal and international search fee are fixed by the EPO and given in the EPO's current Schedule of fees and expenses published in the Official Journal.  
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The conditions for a reduction in the international search fee are set out in points 214 ff.
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The amount of the international filing fee, including the page fee, is fixed by WIPO in Swiss francs and is specified in the Schedule of Fees which is annexed to the PCT Regulations (PCT Schedule of Fees) and forms an integral part thereof. If this fee is paid to the EPO as RO, it must be paid in euros. Due to changes in the exchange rate between the euro and the Swiss franc, the equivalent amount is changed from time to time. This is announced by WIPO in its PCT Newsletter and in the EPO's Official Journal. The amounts payable in respect of the international filing fee, the search fee and the transmittal fee are those applicable on the date of receipt of the international application. 
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The conditions for a reduction in the international filing fee are set out in points 179 ff.