Court Fees & Charges

Issued in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b) - (effective 12/1/2014)

Updated 12/1/2016

FEE NAME DESCRIPTION

No fee

Abstract of Judgment (Criminal)

Abstract of judgment in a criminal case.

$205.00

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.

38.00

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.

$19.90 +

Archives - Smart Scan Request

Electronic retrieval of individual documents from the FRC. $19.90 retrieval fee plus $.65 per page with a max of 100 pages per request. (Effective June 1, 2016)

19.00

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

 

30.00

CVB Processing Fee

For each violation notice processed through the Central Violations Bureau (CVB).

22.00

Exemplification Certificate

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

5.00

Habeas Corpus Petition

New Case.

6.00

Microfiche Copies

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

47.00

Miscellaneous Case Filing Fee

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

2.00

Original, comparing with copy

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

100.00

Pro Hac Vice

Per motion.

31.00

Reproduction of a recording of a Court Proceeding (Audio)

Includes cost of materials.

53.00

Returned or Denied Payment Fee

For all returned or denied payments.

31.00

Search

$31 per name (includes certification charge.)

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.

 

 

 

Additional Information

Attendance

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

Mileage

$.54 per mile for jurors and witnesses (effective 01/01/2016)

Subsistence (effective 10/01/2016)

Minneapolis - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $209.00;
St. Paul - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $209.00;
Duluth - 10/1/2016 to 10/31/2016 - $211.00; 11/01/2016 to 5/31/2017 - $178.00, 6/1/2017 to 8/31/2017 - $224.00, 9/1/2017 to 9/30/2017 - $211.00;
Fergus Falls - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $142.00;
Rochester - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $184.00;
Dakota County - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $155.00;
All other areas of the state - 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 - $142.00

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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