Article 5[ 38 ]
Payment of fees

The fees due to the Office shall be paid in euro by payment or transfer to a bank account held by the Office. 
The President of the Office may allow other methods of paying fees than those set out in paragraph 1.
 
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 17/07 of 25.10.2007 (OJ EPO 2007, 533), in particular Article 1, point 2 thereof, which entered into force on 01.04.2008.
See notice from the EPO of 23.11.2020 concerning improvements in the online service for paying fees by credit card and the introduction of a new functionality facilitating payments by bank transfer (OJ EPO 2020, A130).See notice from the EPO of 13.07.2021 concerning Central Fee Payment (OJ EPO 2021, A61).
 
See notice from the EPO of 20.08.2019 concerning the fee refund procedures (OJ EPO 2019, A82).
See arrangements for deposit accounts valid as of 01.10.2019 (supplementary publication 4, OJ EPO 2019), decision of the President of the EPO of 04.06.2020 amending Annex A.1 and Annex A.2 to the arrangements for deposit accounts (ADA) (OJ EPO 2020, A77) and notice from the EPO of 04.06.2020 concerning changes to fee payment via the automatic debiting procedure (OJ EPO 2020, A78) and, decision of the President of EPO of 18.03.2021 amending the Arrangements for deposit accounts (ADA) and Annex A.1 to the ADA – Arrangements for the automatic debiting procedure (AAD) (OJ EPO 2021, A26) and decision of the President of the EPO of 13.07.2021 concerning revision of the Arrangements for deposit accounts (ADA) (OJ EPO 2021, A60).
 
See decision of the President of the EPO of 22.08.2017 (OJ EPO 2017, A72) and notice from the EPO of 13.05.2020 23.09.2021 (OJ EPO 2020, A62OJ EPO 2021, A73) concerning the payment of fees by credit card.
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13.12.2007 - 31.03.2008 
01.04.2008 - 
CA/D 17/07 (OJ EPO 2007, 533)

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