Filing Fees

Effective: January 1, 2017

Initial Filing Fees

$335
Chapter 7 (Voluntary)
$335
Chapter 7 (Involuntary)
$1,717
Chapter 9
$1,717
Chapter 11
$275
Chapter 12
$310
Chapter 13
$1,717
Chapter 15

Fees for Splitting/Dividing Cases

$335
Chapter 7
$1,717
Chapter 11
$275
Chapter 12
$310
Chapter 13

Fees for Converting Cases

$922
Chapter 7 to Chapter 11
No Fee
Chapter 12 to Chapter 11
$932
Chapter 13 to Chapter 11
No Fee
Reconversion to Chapter 11
$15
Chapter 11 to Chapter 7
$60
Chapter 12 to Chapter 7
$25
Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
$15
Reconversion to Chapter 7
No Fee
Chapter 11 to Chapter 12
No Fee
Chapter 11 to Chapter 13
No Fee
Chapter 7 to Chapter 12
No Fee
Chapter 7 to Chapter 13
No Fee
Chapter 12 to Chapter 13
No Fee
Chapter 13 to Chapter 12

Fees for Reopening Cases

$260
Chapter 7
$1,167
Chapter 9
$1,167
Chapter 11
$200
Chapter 12
$235
Chapter 13
$1,167
Chapter 15

Fees for Miscellaneous Contested Proceedings

$181
Motion to Terminate, Annul, Modify, or Condition Automatic Stay
$181
Motion to Compel Abandonment
$181
Motion to Withdraw the Reference
$181
Motion to Sell Property of Estate Free and Clear of Liens Under 11 USC § 363(f)

Fees for Adversary Proceedings

$350
Adversary Proceeding
$350
Notice of Removal

Fees for Appeals

$2981
Notice of Appeal or Cross Appeal: BAP or District Court
$2982
Notice of Appeal or Cross Appeal: Direct to Court of Appeals
$53
Motion for Leave to Appeal

Miscellaneous Administrative Fees

$31
Amendments to Schedules, List of Creditors, or Mailing List
$64
Archives Retrieval (1 file up to 1 box)
$39
For Each Additional Box
$104
For Electronic Retrieval (SmartScan - Judiciary Administrative Fee)
$9.90
FRC Electronic Retrieval (SmartScan)
$0.65
SmartScan (per page, 100 page max)
$11
Certification
$.50
Copies of Record or Paper (per page)
$22
Exemplification
No Fee
Interdistrict Transfers
$47
Miscellaneous Case
$53
Payment Returned or Denied – Insufficient Funds
$31
Recording Duplication
$25
Redaction of Records
$31
Search of Records
$25
Transfer of Claim
$40
Witness Fee (per day)
$0.535 per mile
Witness Mileage (per mile)

Fee Schedule for Electronic Public Access

$.10
Viewing Electronic Records (per page)
$.10
Printing Electronic Records (per page)
$30
PACER Search

1 This includes the $293 docketing fee and $5 notice of appeal fee.

2 If direct appeal is authorized by court of appeals, an additional fee of $207 is required, for a total fee of $505.

3 If the court grants the motion, the $293 docketing fee is required, for a total fee of $298.

4 When the public requests SmartScan documents from the FRC, the fee includes the $10.00 Judiciary Administrative Fee, plus the $9.90 FRC Electronic Retrieval Fee, and the $0.65 per page fee.