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Debt Management and Banking Manual

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Enforcement action: county court proceedings: fees, costs and charges: county court fixed costs - starting an action in the county court

The fixed costs for starting an action in the county court varies according to the amount of the debt, as shown in the following table. The fixed costs below apply from 6 April 2011.

On starting proceedings to recover a sum of money where the sum claimed (excluding court fees): Fixed costs
   
Exceeds £25 but not £500 £33
Exceeds £500 but not £1,000 £47
Exceeds £1,000 but not £5,000 £53
Exceeds £5,000 but not £15,000 £67
Exceeds £15,000 but not £50,000 £90
Exceeds £50,000 but not £100,000 £113
Exceeds £100,000 but not £150,000 £127
Exceeds £150,000 but not £200,000 £140
Exceeds £200,000 but not £250,000 £153
Exceeds £250,000 but not £300,000 £167
Exceeds £300,000 £180