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1 January 2019: Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fees

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 January 2019.

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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 January 2019 and are as follows:

Transmittal fee:

  • £75

Search fee:

  • £1,576

International fee:

  • £1,037 for the first 30 sheets
  • £12 for each sheet over 30

Restoration for restoration of priority

  • £150

Reductions for e-filing

  • £156: electronic filing (not being in character coded format)
  • £234: electronic filing (being in character coded format)

Fees for preparation of priority document

  • £20

PCT forms

Further information

Published 12 November 2018
Last updated 1 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. A new fee structure for PCT applications is in effect from today 1 January 2019.
  2. First published.