Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty Fees

Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty Fees

New fees for Patent Cooperation Treaty applications listed below.

Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Fees

From: Intellectual Property Office

First published: 1 January 2015

Part of: Business and enterprise

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure as per 1 January 2015.

The new fees for Patent Cooperation Treaty applications are:

Transmittal fee

  • £75

Search fee

  • £1474

International fee:

  • £862: first 30 sheets
  • £10: each sheet over 30

Request for restoration of priority

  • £150

Reductions for e-filing:

  • £130: electronic filing (not being in character coded format)
  • £194: electronic filing (being in character coded format)

£20: fees for preparation of priority document

£5: fees for preparation of earlier search documents

PCT forms

Further information

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