What you need to use Online Filing

You need:

  • EPO Account (see section on EPO Account) or
  • smart card (see section on smart cards)
  • smart card reader plus installation of reader driver and the cryptovision smart card software (see section on installing the smart card reader)
  • Online Filing software:
  • Applications may be filed in either XML or PDF format. If you choose to file a document in PDF format, please make sure the relevant file is Annex F-compliant. See FAQ for more information.