Court Fees & Charges

Issued in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b) - (effective 12/1/13)

FEE NAME DESCRIPTION

No fee

Abstract of Judgment (Criminal)

Abstract of judgment in a criminal case.

$200.00

Admission to Practice

All new attorneys.

5.00

Appeal from Magistrate to Judge

Where there is consent to proceed before U.S. Magistrate Judge with appeal to district judge.

37.00

Appeal re: misdemeanor case

Appeal to district judge from a magistrate judge decision in a misdemeanor case.

505.00

Appeal, Notice of

To Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit: $500-Ct. of Appeals docket fee; $5-U.S. District Court filing fee.

64.00

Archives

File retrieval: $64 for the first box, $39 for each additional box.

18.00

Certificate of Good Standing

AO form 136.

15.00

Certificate, Duplicate

Duplicate Attorney Admissions Certificate.

+11.00

Certification

Each document certified plus cost of copies.

+11.00

Certification of Judgment

For registration in another district-Civ. 101/AO 451 + $.50 per page for copy of judgment to be attached.

400.00

Civil Case

(350 filing fee + 50 Administrative Fee = 400)

Note: the administrative fee does not apply to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 USC § 1915.

New complaint, removal petition.

.50

Copies

 

6.00

Microfiche Copies

For each microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court record

+21.00

Exemplification Certificate

Plus $.50 per page for copies of any documents to be attached.

5.00

Habeas Corpus Petition

New Case.

46.00

Miscellaneous Case Filing Fee

For filing any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding.

53.00

Returned or Denied Payment Fee

For all returned or denied payments.

2.00

Original, comparing with copy

$2.00 per page; additional $11.00 if certification needed.

100.00

Pro Hac Vice

Per motion.

30.00

Search

$30 per name (includes certification charge.)

30.00

Reproduction of a recording of a Court Proceeding (Audio)

Includes cost of materials.

30.00

Tape Reproduction of Court Proceeding (Video)

Includes cost of materials.

11.50

Transcript of Judgment Lien Docket

$.50 for preparing form and $11.00 for certification.

+6.00

Microfiche

Copy of each microfiche sheet or jacket copy of any court record.

Additional Information

Attendance

$40.00 per day for jurors and witnesses; 28 U.S.C. § 1821

Mileage

$.56 per mile for jurors and witnesses (effective 01/01/2014)

Subsistence

Minneapolis - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $206.00;
St. Paul - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $206.00;
Duluth - 10/1/2014 to 6/30/2015 - $153.00; 7/01/2015 to 8/31/2015 - $181.00, 9/1/2015 to 9/30/2015 - $153.00;
Fergus Falls - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $129.00;
Rochester - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $173.00;
Dakota County - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $155.00;
All other areas of the state - 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015 - $129.00

(effective 10/1/2014)

Electronic Access to Court Data

$0.10 per page, 30 page billing limit ($3.00) per document, except transcripts (no page limit);

Must establish a U.S. Courts PACER account - contact the PACER service center at (800) 676-6856, or pacer.psc.uscourts.gov

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