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Fee Schedule

Fees paid by personal/business checks should comply with the following conditions:
1.    Checks must be payable to “Clerk, United States Courts”
2.    Case Number and Case Name should be written in the memo section of the check

Filing a Civil Action or Notice of Removal $405.00
Filing a Civil Action or Notice of Removal for persons granted in forma pauperis status $350.00
Filing a writ of habeas corpus $5.00
Filing a notice of appeal $605.00
Cuban Liberation Civil Filing Fee (Imposed in addition to the filing fee for filing a civil action) $7202.00
Filing an appeal to a district judge from a judgment of conviction by a magistrate judge in a misdemeanor case $41.00
Filing any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding $52.00
Issuance of an Apostille (plus costs for certification and copies) $50.00
Misdemeanor/CVB Processing Fee $30.00
Registration of judgment from another district $52.00
Certification of any document $12.00
Exemplification of any document $24.00
Record Search (per name or item searched) $34.00
Photocopying, per page $0.50
Reproduction of recording of proceedings, regardless of the medium $34.00

Retrieval of record from a Federal Records Center

  • for one box
  • for each additional box
  • FRC - for electronic retrieval (ie SmartScan)
    • Judiciary fee
    • FRC pull fee
    • FRC per page fee




Any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds $53.00
Power of Attorney $52.00
Admission of attorney to practice $199.00
Admission to practice pro hac vice, per attorney $100.00
Duplicate certificate of admission $21.00
Certificate of Good Standing $21.00
Each microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court record $7.00
Electronic copy of records not stored in CM/ECF $33.00

Fees effective as of 12/1/2023