In accordance with the directives adopted by the PCT Assembly at its Fortieth Session (held from September 22 to October 1, 2009), new equivalent amounts in AUD will be established with effect from 1 January 2017, As follows:


International PCT Fees


1. Transmittal Fee: $200

2. International Search Fee: $2200

3. International Filing Fee: $1781

If the application contains 30 Pages or less including the request form


Electronic filings filed in PDF format via ePCT: $268

Electronic filings filed in XML format via ePCT: $402



For each page in the application in excess of 30 Sheets: $20


4. Cost of Preparing Certified Copy of Basic Document: $50 per document

5. Copies of Specifications cited in the International Search Report: $50 per copy


International Preliminary Examination Fees


1. International Preliminary Examination Fee                          

If the International Search was performed by IP Australia: $590

If the International search was not conducted by IP Australia: $820


2. International Preliminary Handling Fee: $268


Total if Search performed by IP Australia: $858  

Total if Search not performed by IP Australia: $1088


Queries: Sharee Gstrein, PCT

Phone: +61 2 6283 2324/+61 2 6222 3626


Contact:         IP Australia

Phone:            1300 651 010




To be published in the Australian Official Journal of 5th January 2017.

Publish online date: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016