Changes in PCT Fees

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 2020, as follows:

International PCT Fees

  1. Transmittal Fee: $200
  2. International Search Fee: $2200
  3. International Filing Fee: $1984
    If the application contains 30 Pages or less including the request form

    E-filing reductions
    Electronic filings filed in PDF format via ePCT: $298
    Electronic filings filed in XML format via ePCT: $448

    For each page in the application in excess of 30 Sheets: $22
  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: $298

Total If Search performed by IP Australia: $888

Total if Search not performed by IP Australia: $1118


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