Design forms and fees

List of design forms and fees.



Use this guide to find details of all our design forms, cost for paper filed designs transactions and when they were last updated.

All Intellectual Property Office fee bearing forms should be filed with the appropriate fee.

How to pay us

Information on how to pay by card, cheque, bank transfer or deposit account is available in a supporting detailed guide.

Published 29 July 2014
Last updated 31 July 2023 + show all updates
  1. Layout of the page has changed. More headings have been introduced and a description of the forms under each heading has been provided.

  2. A new end page has been added. This contains a checklist and sending instructions. Supporting text added to questions that required further clarification.

  3. Form DF2A edited Section 10 - The special arrangements allowing customers to file a UK right and claim the earlier filing date of the pending EU application ended on the 30 September, this option has been removed from the form.

  4. Forms: DF2A, DF2B, DF2C, DF9A, DF12A, DF16A, DF19A, DF19C, DF21, DF23, DF29, DRF1, DRF2, DRF3 and DRF4 have all been updated.

  5. Link to new service added, which enables registered designs to be renewed online.

  6. Timeframe for paying zero fees has ceased and normal fee payment resumes from 1st April 2021 for forms DF9A and DF29.

  7. New forms Opt out of holding a re-registered design and Opt out of holding a re-registered design (former International registration added.

  8. Design forms DF1A and 23 updated.

  9. Sentence 'All Intellectual Property Office fee bearing forms should be filed with the appropriate fee' added.

  10. DF9A late renewal and DF29 temporary fee changes (July 2020) added.

  11. Data privacy added to forms May 2018.

  12. Clarifying the different fees for online and paper designs.

  13. Updated in light of 1 October 2016 fee changes.

  14. New online 'Apply to register a design' service added.

  15. New forms for DF5, DF55 and DRF55 added.

  16. First published.