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Court Fee Schedule and Payment Information

For Central Violations Bureau click here, for all other litigation see below.

District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Admission of Attorneys to Practice $199.00
Apostille $50.00
Certificate of Good Standing or Duplicate Certificate of Admission $21.00
Certifying any Document Per Certification $12.00
Complaint/Notice of Removal Non-Prisoner Litigation $405.00
Complaint/Notice of Removal Non-Prisoner Litigation (IFP Granted) $0
Complaint/Notice of Removal Prisoner Litigation (IFP Granted) $350.00
Complaint/Notice of Removal Prisoner Litigation (IFP Denied) $405.00
Copies of Records in Electronic Form $33.00
Reproducing Any Record and Providing a Copy in Paper Form, Per Page $0.50 per page
CVB Processing Fee (Effective June 1, 2016) $30.00
Exemplification Certificate $24.00
Local Rules No Charge
Microfiche Sheet of Film or Microfilm Jacket $7.00
Miscellaneous Case $52.00
Misdemeanor Appeal (magistrate judge to a district judge) $41.00
Notice of Appeal Non-Prisoner Litigation $605.00
Notice of Appeal Prisoner Litigation $605.00
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus $5.00
Pro Hac Vice Applications $200.00
Records from Federal Records Center NOTE: For retrievals involving multiple boxes, the fee is $43 for each additional box. $70.00
Registry Fee 10% of interest earned
Reproducing and Transmitting in Any Manner a Copy of an Electronic Record, if the Record is Stored Outside of the Court’s Electronic Case Management System, Per Record Provided $33.00
Reproduction of Recordings of Proceedings $34.00
Returned Check Fee $53.00
Search of Records Per Search $34.00
Cuban Liberated Civil Filing Fee $7,202.00

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* You must have exact change when paying any fee with cash.