4.4
Payment by credit card

Credit card as a method of payment is available since 1 December 2017 (OJ EPO 2017, A72). Payment by credit card must be made via the EPO's credit card fee payment service available on the EPO website (www.epo.org), using a credit card accepted by the EPO (Mastercard and Visa). Payment by credit card is deemed to have been made on the date on which the transaction is approved. The requirements and arrangements for payments by credit card are set out in detail in the Notice from the EPO dated 22 August 2017 (OJ EPO 2017, A73).

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