Fees for international applications

Please note that, as from 1 September 2011, the equivalent amounts in euros have been amended by the International Bureau [1]. The table of fees for international applications published in OJ EPO 2010, 663, is therefore changed as follows:

International filing fee: from EUR 999 to EUR 1 088

Fee per sheet in excess of 30: EUR 11 to EUR 12

Reductions (under the Schedule of Fees, item 4):

- Electronic filing (the request being in character coded format) from EUR 150 to EUR 164

- Electronic filing (in character coded format) from EUR 225 to EUR 245

Handling fee: from EUR 150 to EUR 164

The amount of the international filing fee payable is the amount applicable on the date of receipt of the international application (Rule 15.3 PCT).

The amount of the handling fee payable is the amount applicable on the date of payment (Rule 57.3(d) PCT).

These provisions also apply to the equivalent amounts payable.


[1] Official Notices (PCT Gazette) of 14 July 2011.

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