Article 5[ 21 ]
Payment of fees

The fees due to the Office shall be paid in euro by payment or transfer to a bank account held by the Office. 
The President of the Office may allow other methods of paying fees than those set out in paragraph 1.
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 17/07 of 25.10.2007 (OJ EPO 2007, 533), and in particular by its Article 1, point 2; entered into force on 01.04.2008.
See the Arrangements for deposit accounts valid as of 01.04.2015 (supplementary publication 3, OJ EPO 2015); amended
by the decision dated 03.02.2016 of the President of the EPO revising point 5.3 of the ADA, (OJ EPO 2016, A14),
by the decision of the President of the EPO dated 29.09.2016 revising point 5.3 and 7 of the ADA (OJ EPO 2016, A83 and A84),
– by the decision of the President of the EPO dated 06.07.2017 adding a new provision to the ADA (OJ EPO 2017, A44 and A45), and
– by the notice from the EPO dated 08.06.2015 concerning abrogation of the transitional procedure for filing automatic debit orders with the EPO as receiving Office to pay fees in PCT proceedings, OJ EPO 2015, A53.
See also the decision of the President of the EPO concerning the pilot project to introduce new means of electronic communication in EPO proceedings (OJ EPO 2015, A28).
Version history +
13.12.2007 - 31.03.2008 
01.04.2008 - 
CA/D 17/07 (OJ EPO 2007, 533)

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