Technical fault in our central fee payment on 13 September 2022

We are currently experiencing technical problems with the Central fee payment, first identified on 12.09.2022, at 11:29 h. Our technicians are working to fix them as soon as possible. 

We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Legal safeguards may be available where filing or fee payment services were not available, depending on the service affected, the day and duration of the unavailability and the procedural situation.

Please always quote the reference number indicated above when addressing the EPO in relation to this issue.  

13.09.2022, 11:58 h (CET) [date and time of publication]