Court Fee Schedule Summary

Effective date: December 1, 2023

Fees may be paid at the Clerk’s Office by check, money order, or credit card; or online at  Checks and money orders must be made out to: CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT.

Filing Fees
Civil case ($350.00 plus $55.00 Administrative Fee)$405.00
Notice of appeal$605.00
Habeas corpus petition$5.00
Cuban LIBERTAD Filing Fee$7,202.00
Miscellaneous action (any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding)$52.00
Note: If you are currently unable to afford any of the above fees, you may complete and submit an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis when you present your complaint to the Clerk’s Office for filing.


Attorney Admission Fees
Attorney Admission$328.00
Attorney Admission Pro Hac Vice$328.00
Certificate of Good Standing$21.00
Power of Attorney (per attorney, per company)$52.00


Document and Copy Fees
Certification fee (per document)$12.00
Exemplification fee (per document)$24.00
Letter of Verification of Naturalization$46.00
Records search (per name or item)*$34.00
Electronic copy of a record that is not stored in CM/ECF$33.00
Reproducing fee* (for any record or paper document whether from original documents.) – Fee per page:$0.50
Printing fee* (for copies of any record or document accessed electronically at a public terminal in the courthouse.) – Fee per page:$0.10
Audio recording (of a court proceeding) reproduction fee.*$34.00
Fee to download an audio recording that is available through PACER$2.40
Record Retrieval (FRC or National Archives)—First Box$70.00
Each additional box$43.00
Electronic Record Retrieval (FRC) (Judiciary administrative fee $11 plus FRC flat rate electronic retrieval fee $9.90)$20.90
FRC – Fee per page:$0.65
Issuance of an Apostille$50.00
*The United States is required to pay these fees only if the record at issue is also available electronically.


Miscellaneous Fees
Payment returned or denied for insufficient funds, or reversed due to a chargeback$53.00
Appeal to a district judge from a misdemeanor judgment by a magistrate judge$41.00
Petty offense charged on a federal violation notice$30.00
Remote electronic access to court records (per page) via PACER or any federal court website.
(Total fee per document will not exceed the fee for 30 pages except for transcripts of federal court proceedings and charges less than $10 per quarter are waived.) Complete PACER billing information is available on the PACER website (
Registration of Foreign Judgment$52.00


Fees are authorized by Title 28, USC, Sec. 1914 and Civil L.R. 11-1(d) and 11-3(c). Complete texts of federal court fee schedules are available at: