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1 January 2018: Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fees

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 January 2018.

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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 January 2018 and are as follows:

Transmittal fee:

  • £75

Search fee:

  • £1,660

International fee:

  • £1,029 for the first 30 sheets
  • £12 for each sheet over 30

Restoration for restoration of priority

  • £150

Reductions for e-filing

  • £155: electronic filing (not being in character coded format)
  • £232: electronic filing (being in character coded format)

Fees for preparation of priority document

  • £20

PCT forms

Further information

Published 4 December 2017
Last updated 1 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. A new fee structure for PCT applications is in effect from today 1 January 2018.
  2. First published.