2.1. Methods of payment

Fees due to the Office may be paid by the methods foreseen in Art. 5 RFees (see also R 2/09). Art. 5(1) RFees provides for payment or transfer to a bank account held by the Office. Under Art. 5(2) RFees further fee payment methods may be allowed by the President of the EPO. These are payment by debit order from a deposit account held with the EPO (see in this chapter III.U.2.2.) and payment by credit card (since 1 December 2017 – see decision of the President, OJ 2017, A72, and Notice, OJ 2017, A73).

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