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Schedule of Fees

U.S. District Court
Fee Schedule

Filing a civil action $350 plus a $55 administrative fee.
Filing a writ of habeas corpus $5
Appeal of a district court decision to U.S. Circuit Court $605
Filing or indexing any document not in a case or proceeding for which a filing fee has been paid (miscellaneous case) $52
Search of the Records (per name or item searched) $34
Certification of any document or paper $12
Exemplification of any document or paper $24
Issuance of an apostille $50
Reproducing any record or paper 50¢
Reproduction of recordings of proceedings $34
Microfiche (per sheet of film, where available) $7
Retrieval of one box of records from a Federal Records Center, National Archives or other storage location removed from the place of business of the court $70
For retrievals involving multiple boxes $43 for each additional box.
For any payment returned or denied for insufficient of funds $53
Appeal to a district judge from judgment of conviction by a magistrate in a misdemeanor case $41
Attorney admission, including a certificate of admission $199
Duplicate certificate of admission or certificate of good standing $21
Attorney admission pro hac vice $100
Handling of registry funds (for invested funds only) 2.0% - 10% of interest on the account depending on the size of the investment and the length of time investment funds are held
Filing a case under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, P.L. 104-114, 110 Stat § 785 (1996).
This fee is in addition to the filing fee for a civil action
Processing fee for a petty offense charged on a federal violation notice $30
28:1821 Witness fee $40
Mileage: Automobiles - $0.655 per mile
Motorcycles - $0.635 per mile
Retrieval of records via the SmartScan service (maximum of 100 pages) from the Federal Records Center, the fee consists of three components: $11 Judiciary administrative fee, plus
$9.90 charge for the FRC pulling and refiling of paper records, plus
$.65 FRC charge per PDF page.