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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
District of Utah
Honorable David Nuffer, Chief Judge   |   D. Mark Jones, Clerk
 

FEE SCHEDULE

Effective December 1, 2013
The fees included in the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule are to be charged for services provided by the district courts.
- The United States should not be charged fees under this schedule, with the exception of records searches, photocopies and reproduction of audio recordings when the information requested is available through remote electronic access.
- Federal agencies or programs that are funded from judiciary appropriations (agencies, organizations, and individuals providing services authorized by the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. 3006 and bankruptcy administrators) should not be charged any fees under this schedule.

Filings Appeals Records Certification
Copies Fees for Attorney Rules Transcripts
Download Fee Schedule (Effective December 1, 2013)

Make checks payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court"

FEE FILING FEES
$400 Civil case filing fee.
$46 Miscellaneous case.
For filing any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding..
(Fee applies to (i) filing of petition to perpetuate testimony, Fed. Rule of Civil Procedure 27(a), (ii) filing of papers by trustees under 28 U.S.C. 754, (iii) filing of letters rogatory or letters of request, and (iv) registering of a judgment from another district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1963)
$6,355 For filing an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, P.L. 104-114, 110 Stat. 785 (1996).
(This fee is in addition to the filing fee prescribed in 28 U.S.C. 1914(a) for instituting any civil action other than a writ of habeas corpus)
FEE NOTICES OF APPEAL
$505 To the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
$37 For an appeal to a district judge from a judgment of a conviction by a magistrate judge in a misdemeanor case.
FEE RECORDS SEARCH
$30 For conducting a search of the district court records, $30 per name or item searched.
This fee applies to services rendered on behalf of the United States if the information requested is available through electronic access.
FEE CERTIFICATION AND EXEMPLIFICATION
$11 For certification of any document.
$11 Transcript of Judgment.
$11 Certificate of Judgment for Registration in Another District
$21 For exemplification of any document.
FEE PHOTOCOPIES
$.50 For reproducing any record or paper, $.50 per page.
This fee shall apply to paper copies made from either (1) original documents; or (2) microfiche or microfilm reproductions of the original records.
This fee applies to services rendered on behalf of the United States if the information requested is available through electronic access.
$.10 Per page printed from public access terminals.(As of 07/01/2001)
FEE MICROFICHE/MICROFILM
$6 For each microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court record, where available.
FEE AUDIO RECORDINGS
$30 For reproduction of an audio recording of a court proceeding.
This fee applies to services rendered on behalf of the United States if the information requested is available through electronic access.
FEE ARCHIVED CASE FILE RETRIEVAL
$64 For retrieval of one box of records from a Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the court.
$39 For retrievals involving multiple boxes, $39 for each additional box.
FEE RETURNED CHECKS
$53 For a check paid into the court which is returned for lack of funds.
FEE ATTORNEY ADMISSION
$176 For original Admission of attorneys to practice in the District of Utah, including a certificate of admission.
$15 Pro Hac Vice Admission.
$15 Annual Court Bar Registration.
$18 For a duplicate Certificate of Admission or Certificate of Good Standing.
FEE DISTRICT COURT RULES OF PRACTICE
$15 Tabbed paperbound edition.
$5 CD
FEE REGISTRY FUND ACCOUNTS
TBD The clerk shall assess a charge for the handling of registry funds deposited with the court, to be assessed from interest earnings and in accordance with the detailed fee schedule issued by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.

For management of registry funds invested through the Court Registry Investment System, a fee at a rate of 2.5 basis points shall be assessed from interest earnings. (Not used in the District of Utah)
FEE ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO CASE INFORMATION DATABASES
$.08 Per page charge for viewing case information on the PACER system. Maximum charge per session for multiple pages is $2.40, equivalent to 30 pages. (As of 01/01/05)
(PACER requires users to register with the PACER Service Center. Call 1-800-676-6856. Fees are invoiced quarterly. Fee applies to all users -- private/public/state/federal, except as noted in the introductory paragraph to this fee shcedule. The court, for good cause, may exempt persons or classes of persons from these fees, in order to avoid unreasonable burdens and to promote public access to such information.)
FEE ELECTRONIC PUBLIC ACCESS FEE SCHEDULE
Effective 03/11/2008

MAXIMUM TRANSCRIPT FEE RATES - ALL PARTIES PER PAGE
Effective: 10/24/2007 Original First Copy to Each Party Each Add'l Copy to the Same Party
Ordinary Transcript (30 day)
A transcript to be delivered within thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$3.65 $.90 $.60
14-Day Transcript
A transcript to be delivered within fourteen (14) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$4.25 $.90 $.60
Expedited Transcript (7 day)
A transcript to be delivered within seven (7) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$4.85 $.90 $.60
Daily Transcript
A transcript to be delivered following adjournment and prior to the normal opening hour of the court on the following morning whether or not it actually is a court day.
$6.05 $1.20 $.90
Hourly Transcript
A transcript of proceedings ordered under unusual circumstances to be delivered within two (2) hours.
$7.25 $1.20 $.90
Realtime Transcript
A draft unedited transcript produced by a certified realtime reporter as a byproduct of realtime to be delivered electronically during proceedings or immediately following adjournment.
$3.05 $1.20