Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule 28 U.S.C. §1913, 1914 and 1917

Fees paid by personal/business checks must comply with the following conditions: (1) checks must be payable to “Clerk, United States Courts”; (2) checks must be imprinted with a name and address (not handwritten or typed); and (3) case number and case name must be written in the memo section of the check.

Notice: Changes to the Fee Schedule – Effective December 2, 2013

Filing fee for opening civil action (Effective 5/1/13-this includes an $50.00 Administrative Fee for Filing a Civil Action, Suit or Proceeding in a District Court)$400.00
Filing fee for Notice of Removal from State Court $400.00
Appellate Filings/Notice of Appeal to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal $500.00 + $5.00 Docket Fee (increased from $455.00 on 12/02/2013)$505.00
Notice of Appeal to a district judge from a judgment of conviction by a magistrate in a misdemeanor case$37.00
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus$5.00
Filing fee for Memo Cases or indexing any paper not in a case or proceeding.

Registration of Judgment from another district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1963.

Letter of Rogatory/Request for Judicial Assistance

Petition to perpetuate testimony under Rule 27(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Order appointing trustees under 28 U.S.C.§ 754

Memo cases (i.e. Motion to quash Grand Jury, Order appointing trustees, etc.

Power of Attorneys
$46.00
Search (per name or item)$30.00
Certification of any document or paper$11.00
Exemplification$21.00
Apostille$21.00
Reproducing any document (per page)$0.50
Reproducing of magnetic tape recordings (cassette or reel-to-reel)$30.00
Records Retrieval Fee/Records from Federal Records Center, National Archives (increased from $53.00 on 12/02/2013)

Plus a new fee for each additional box requested (new fee)
$64.00


$39.00
Admission of attorneys to practice
(Note: $25.00 of this fee will be deposited with the Federal Bench and Bar Fund.)
$201.00
Duplicate certificate of admission or Certificate of Good Standing$18.00
Motion/application for Special or Limited Appearance pursuant to S.D.F.L. Rule 4(B) of the Special Rule Governing the Admission and Practice of Attorneys$75.00
Writ of garnishment$100.00
Check returned for lack of funds$53.00
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