Fee payments to the EPO may be validly made by anyone: applicants, agents and any other person.[Rules 14.1(c); Rule 15.3; Rule 16.1(f); Rule 57.2; Rule 96.1; OJ EPO 2015, A53; OJ EPO 2017, A100; ]
All fees which are to be paid to the EPO must be paid in euros:
Payment of fees by cheque delivered or sent directly to the EPO was abolished with effect from 1 April 2008.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018
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EPC Rules relating to Fees
EPO PCT GL - A Formalities Examination
PCT Implementing Rules
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2017, A100 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 23 October 2017 concerning fee payments via bank transfer
XOJ EPO 2017, A73 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 August 2017 concerning the payment of fees by credit card
XOJ EPO 2017, A72 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 22 August 2017 concerning the payment of fees by credit card