Both fees have to be paid within one month of the date on which the demand was submitted or within 22 months from the priority date, whichever time limit expires later. The amounts of the handling fee and the preliminary examination fee to be paid shall be the amounts applicable on the date of payment.
Applicants are urged to use the Fee Calculation Sheet annexed to the demand form (PCT/IPEA/401). For the payment methods currently accepted by the EPO, see point 181.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018