Publication of of an international application

The International Bureau at WIPO will publish your PCT application and the international search report (ISR) 18 months after the earliest priority date. There is no way to delay the publishing of a PCT application.

Your application will be published even if the ISR has not been issued. If this is the case, the ISR will be published at a later date.

Publication costs

There is no fee for publication.

Publication timing

Your application and the ISR are published at 18 months from the earliest priority date.

Last updated: 
30 May 2016