Effective December 1, 20161
- Filing Fees
- Attorney Admissions
- Copy/Printing Fees
- Miscellaneous Fees
- Record Retrieval Fees
- Transcript Fee Rates
To view a printable version of the fee schedule, click HERE.
*Checks / Money Orders are to be made payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court"
|Civil Action or Notice of Removal2||$400.00|
|Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus||$5.00|
|Appeal to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals||$505.00|
|Miscellaneous Filing Fee3||$47.00|
|Appeal to a district court judge from judgment of conviction by a magistrate judge in a misdemeanor case||$38.00|
|Filing an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (in addition to the civil case filing fee)||$6,548.00|
|Admission to Practice (includes a Certificate of Admission and payment to the Attorney Admission Fund)||$231.00|
|Pro Hac Vice Admission Fee||$100.00|
|Certificate of Good Standing or Duplicate Certificate of Admission||$19.00|
|Reproducing any record or paper (per page)4, 5||$0.50|
|Copy fees for persons granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis (per page) (Administrative Order #174)||$0.10|
|Reproduction of an audio recording of a court proceeding, including materials 5||$31.00|
|Reproduction of microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court record, where available||$6.00|
|Printing copies of any record or document accessed electronically at a public terminal in the courthouse (per page) 5||$0.10|
|Certification Fee or Transcript of Judgment (includes AO451)||$11.00|
|Exemplification of Document||$22.00|
|Payment returned or denied for insufficient funds||$53.00|
|Search of District Court records (per name or item searched) 5||$31.00|
|Central Violations Bureau (CVB) processing fee||$30.00|
|Retrieval of record from the Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the court (one box)||$64.00|
|Retrievals involving multiple boxes (each additional box)||$39.00|
|PLUS - FRC per page copy fee||$0.65|
|Transcript Types||Delivery Times||Original||
First Copy to
Each Addt'l Copy
to Same Party
|Ordinary||30 days after receipt of an order||$3.65||$0.90||$0.60|
|14-Day||14 days after receipt of an order||$4.25||$0.90||$0.60|
|Expedited||7 days after receipt of an order||$4.85||$0.90||$0.60|
|Daily||Following adjournment and prior to opening of court on the following morning||$6.05||$1.20||$0.90|
|Hourly||Within two hours||$7.25||$1.20||$0.90|
|Realtime||Draft unedited transcript electronically delivered during proceedings or immediately following adjournment||$3.05||$1.20|
|Realtime Feeds||The fee for the number of connections (Feeds) provided||One Feed||Two to Four Feeds||Five or more Feeds|
|$3.05 per page||$2.10 per page||$1.50 per page|
1Federal agencies or programs funded from judiciary appropriations should not be charged any fees under this schedule.
2Includes a $50 administrative fee, which does not apply to persons granted in forma pauperis status.
3Applicable to any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding, including a petition to perpetuate testimony under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 27(a); papers by trustees under 28 U.S.C. § 754; letters rogatory or letters of request; registering a judgment from another district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1963; writs of mandamus; and motions to quash a foreign deposition subpoena, administrative summons or administrative subpoena.
4Applies to paper copies made from either original documents or microfiche or microfilm reproductions of the original record.
5 This fee shall apply to services rendered on behalf of the United States if the record requested is available through electronic services.