United States District Court Fee Schedule


Fees may be paid in cash, by certified check, money order or credit card. All major credit cards are accepted. Personal checks will be accepted from attorneys admitted to practice in the Southern District of New York. Please make your check or money order payable to the “Clerk of Court-SDNY”

There is an additional administrative fee of $50.00 for all new Civil Actions filed in the Court.  The Clerk in White Plains will not accept cash payment in excess of $100.00.

Effective December 1, 2013, the fee for filing a Notice of Appeal (Civil and Criminal) will increase to $505.00.  The fee for Record Retrieval will increase to $64.00 for one box of records; $39.00 each additional box.

New Action (Complaint, Notice of Removal & Petitions) Filing Fee of $350.00 + 50.00 Administrative fee* $ 400.00

Atty Admission $ 200.00

Atty. Admission/Waiver EDNY $ 185.00

Certificate of Good Standing/Wall Certificate $ 18.00

Pro Hac Vice Motion (per attorney-due at the time of filing motion) $ 200.00/atty

Notice of Appeal  $ 505.00

Certified Copy $ 11.00

Certificate of Disposition $ 11.00

Exemplification $ 21.00

Apostile  $ 2.00

Record Search $ 30.00

Docket Sheet $ 0.50

Pro Se Manual  $ 15.00

Transcript of Judgement $ 11.00

Registration of Judgement  $ 46.00

Miscellaneous Filing Fees  $ 46.00/Case

Returned Check Fee $ 53.00

Microfiche of Court Records $ 6.00

Retrieval of Archived Record from a Federal Records Center -$39.00 for each additional box $ 64.00

Appeal to District Judge for from a Conviction by a Magistrate Misdemeanor Case $ 37.00

Tape Duplication $ 30.00

Petition of Writ of Habeas  $ 5.00

Cuban Liberation Civil Filing Fee  $6355.00

*Administrative fee for civil cases does not apply to a Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus or persons granted in forma paupers under 28 U.S.C. 1915

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