Online Filing


Smart card login

Enter your smart card and press the login button.


Online services

These online services are designed to allow applicants, attorneys and other users to conduct their EPO business electronically in a secure state-of-the-art environment.

Improving online services

We have initiated a major programme to improve IT support for the filing and processing of patent applications.

Online filing

Use the online filing software to file EP, Euro-PCT and PCT applications; submissions in EPO opposition, appeal, limitation and revocation proceedings; and subsequently filed documents for all EP proceedings.

New online filing (CMS)

Allows you to file applications in a Web-based application accessible from your browser.

Web-form filing

Allows you to upload and submit Annex F-compliant PDF documents.

Online fee payment

Online fee payment is a convenient and user-friendly online service designed for holders of EPO deposit accounts.

Find a professional representative

If you need to consult or appoint a professional representative, you can find one on our regularly updated database.

Oral proceedings calendar

Check dates, times and other details of public EPO oral proceedings on oppositions or appeals.


The Administration facility allows you to specify which members of your staff can access the online fee payment and mailbox services.

Next online services training events

13.10.2015 | London, United Kingdom
EPO and UK IPO online services workshop
13.10.2015 | Courbevoie, France
Ateliers sur le dépôt en ligne auprès de l'OEB et de l'INPI
More events

My files

My Files allow you to view published and unpublished files via a secure connection.


The Mailbox service allows professional representatives to receive communications from the EPO online.


We take your online security and confidentiality very seriously. Security features are implemented using SSL, smart cards, and PKI technology.


FormHelper gives you an overview of all the forms issued by the EPO, together with their procedural implications.

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