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Fee Schedule

   
Litigation:

  Civil Complaint:      
    Non-Prisoner Litigation:
$400.00
   
    Non-Prisoner Litigation (IFP GRANTED):
$350.00
   
    Prisoner Litigation:
$400.00
   
    Prisoner Litigation (IFP GRANTED):
$350.00
   
         
  Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus:      
    Non-Prisoner Litigation (28 U.S.C.2254):
$5.00
   
    Prisoner Litigation (28 U.S.C.2241):
$5.00
   
           
  Notice of Appeal:      
    Non-Prisoner Litigation:
$505.00
   
    Prisoner Litigation:
$505.00
 
    Misdemeanor Case (magistrate judge to a district judge):
$37.00
   
           
  Miscellaneous Case:
$46.00
   
           
           
Attorneys:
 
  Admission of Attorneys to Practice:
$176.00
   
  Pro Hac Vice Applications:
$200.00
   
  Certificate of Good Standing:
$18.00
   
           
           
Records/Documents:
 
  Search of Records:
$30.00
per search  
  Certifying any Document:
$11.00
per certification  
  Exemplification Certificate:
$21.00
   
  Copying Fee:
$0.50
per page  
  Records from Federal Records Center:
$64.00
 
  Additional Boxes from Federal Records
$39.00
 
  Reproduction of Recordings of Proceedings:
$30.00
   
  Microfiche Sheet of Film or Microfilm Jacket:
$6.00
   
           
           
Electronic Access to Court Data*:
 
  Access via dial up service:
$0.60
per minute  
  Access via federal judiciary Internet site (30 page limit):
$0.08
per page  
  Access to digital audio files via federal judiciary Internet site:
$2.40
   
  Search of court records conducted by PACER Service Center:
$26.00
per search  
  Copies of any record or document accessed electronically at a public terminal in the courthouse:
$0.10
per page  
           
  * Fees of less than $10.00 per quarterly billing cycle are waived      
           
           
Travel Related:
 
  Current Mileage Rates      
  Archived Mileage Rates      
  Current Per Diem Rates      
  Archived Per Diem Rates      
           
           
Miscellaneous:
 
  Witness Fee:
$40.00
per day  
  Registry Fee:
10%
of interest earned  
  Returned Check Fee:
$53.00
   
  Local Rules:
No Charge
   
  Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996. This fee is not currently enforced - Refer questions to financial deputy.
$6355.00
   
           
           
           
Notice to Customers Presenting Checks
When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.
Privacy Act – A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from our internet site at (http://www.fms.treas.gov/otcnet/index.html), or call toll free at (1-866-945-7920) to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.
* All checks and money orders should be made out to Clerk, U.S. District Court.
* Personal checks are accepted only from attorneys admitted to this or another federal court bar.
* You must have exact change when paying any fee with cash.