Temporary unavailability of Central fee payment (CFP) and EPO Shop on 9 April 2024

Due to technical maintenance work, the Central fee payment (CFP) and the EPO Shop will not be available between 19.00 hrs and 20.00 hrs CET on Tuesday 9 April 2024.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Important notice

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. For details see Rule 134 EPC, Rule 82quater.2 PCT, the ADA (Supplementary publication 3, OJ EPO 2022) and the notice from the EPO dated 22 October 2020 (OJ EPO 2020, A120).


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