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Current fees for international (PCT) applications

A description of the patent co-operation treaty fee is shown in the first colum. Read across a row to find the cost and the lastet revision date.
Description Amount Latest revision date
Initial application fees
Transmittal fee
Search fee


6 April 2010
1 January 2014
International fee
First 30 sheets
Each sheet over 30

Request for restoration of priority

Reduction for e-filing
Not in character coded format
In character coded format

Fee for preparation of priority document [PCT Rule 17.1(b)]
* Notice of Modifications to the PCT Request Form as of 1 January 2010




* 20.00

1 January 2014
1 January 2014

6 April 2010

1 January 2014
1 January 2014

1 July 2008


1. Fee payments should be made payable to the "Intellectual Property Office" and cheques should be crossed.

2. Fees and forms should be marked for the attention of "International Filings Unit" and sent to the address below;

Intellectual Property Office
Concept House
Cardiff Road
South Wales
NP10 8QQ
United Kingdom

Preferably they should be sent in an envelope which does not contain any other items of correspondence destined for our office.

3. Fees must be paid in accordance with PCT Rules 14, 15, 16 and appropriate regulations.

4. The above fees relate to the initial PCT application process. Further substantial fees are payable later in the process, including on entry to the National/Regional phase in each designated state.

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