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Amended Fee Schedule effective December 1, 2014
  • Appellate Filing Fee - from $500 to $505

       Civil filing fee.   $400.00   
       Appeal Filing Fee. $505.00   
       For filing a Habeas Petition. $ 5.00   

       For filing or indexing any document not in a case or proceeding
       for which a filing fee has been paid.

    $ 46.00   

       For every search of the records of the District Court conducted by the
       clerk of the district court or a deputy clerk. This fee shall apply to
       services rendered on behalf of the United States if the information
       requested is available through electronic access.

    $ 30.00   

       For certification of any document or paper whether the certification is
       made directly on the document or by separate instrument. (For
       exemplification of any document or paper, see exemplification
       fee listed below).

    $ 11.00   

       For reproducing any record or paper. This fee shall apply to paper
       copies made from either: (1) original documents; or (2) microfiche
       or microfilm reproductions of the original records. This fee shall
       apply to services rendered on behalf of the United States if the
       record or paper requested is available through electronic access.

    $ 0.50   
    (per page) 

       For reproduction of recordings of proceedings, regardless of the
       medium, including the cost of materials. This fee shall apply to
       services rendered on behalf of the United States, if the reproduction
       of the recording is available electronically.

    $ 30.00   

       For each microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court
       record, where available.

    $ 6.00   

       For retrieval of a record from a Federal Records Center, National
       Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of
       business of the court.

       Each additional box.

    $ 64.00   

    $ 39.00   

       For a check paid into the court which is returned for lack of funds. $ 53.00  
       For an appeal to a district judge from a judgment of conviction by a
       magistrate judge in a misdemeanor case.

    $ 37.00   
       For original admission of attorneys to practice, including a certificate
       of admission.

    $ 186.00  
       For pro hac vice motion admission application.
    $ 93.00  
       For a duplicate certificate of admission.
    $ 18.00  
       For a certificate of good standing. $ 18.00   
       For exemplification of any document or paper. $ 21.00   

       For filing an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and
       Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, P.L. 104-114,
       110 Stat. 785 (1996), (This fee is in addition to the filing fee
       prescribed in 28 U.S.C. 1914(a) for instituting any civil action
       other than a writ of habeas corpus.)

    $ 6,355   

       The court may charge and collect fees commensurate with the cost of
       providing copies of the local rules of court. The court may also
       distribute copies of the local rules without charge.


       The clerk shall assess a charge for the handling of registry funds
       deposited with the court, to be assessed from interest earnings and
       in accordance with the detailed fee schedule issued by the Director
       of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.


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