OJ EPO 2018, A35 - Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT – Annex D

Pursuant to Article 11(3)(iii) of the Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT[ 1 ], Annex D, Part I, of the agreement has been revised with effect from 1 April 2018. The complete text of Part I is published below.

Annex D

Fees and Charges

Part I:
Schedule of Fees and Charges

Kind of fee or charge


Search fee (Rule 16.1(a))

1 775[ 2 ]

Additional fee (Rule 40.2(a))

1 775[ 2 ]

Supplementary search fee (Rule 45bis.3(a))

1 775

Preliminary examination fee (Rule 58.1(b))

1 830[ 2 ]

Additional fee (Rule 68.3(a))

1 830[ 2 ]

Protest fee (Rules 40.2(e) and 68.3(e))


Review fee (Rule 45bis.6(c))


Late furnishing fee (Rule 13ter.1(c) and 13ter.2)




[ 1 ] OJ EPO 2017, A115.

[ 2 ] This fee is reduced by 75% under certain conditions (see decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 7/08 of 21 October 2008 (OJ EPO  2008, 521).

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