Schedule of fees and expenses applicable as from 1 April 2022

Online publication date: 31.3.2022

Schedule of fees and expenses of the EPO (applicable as from 1 April 2022)

The fees schedule shown here comprises all the fees and expenses of the EPO in euros effective as from 1 April 2022.

It is based on the current version of the Rules relating to Fees, which is hereafter reprinted in a version updated as from 1 April 2022. It also takes into account the decision of the President of the EPO dated 14 January 2022 (OJ EPO 2022, A7) revising the Office's fees and expenses.

This schedule of fees also contains the fees for international applications for which the EPO acts as receiving Office, International Searching Authority or International Preliminary Examining Authority.

Applicants are nevertheless recommended to check for any more recent updates to the PCT schedule of fees by consulting the WIPO website ( or the EPO online services website – under interactive schedule of fees – (

This schedule of fees replaces the previously published schedules.


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