Changes in PCT Fees

Fees for International PCT filings and International Preliminary Examination are changing effective 1 January 2019.

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 2019, as follows:


International PCT Fees


International Filing Fee: $1871

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


E-filing reductions

Electronic filings filed in PDF format via ePCT: $281

Electronic filings filed in XML format via ePCT: $422



For each page in the application in excess of 30 Sheets: $21


International Preliminary Examination Fees


International Preliminary Handling Fee: $281




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