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District Court Fee Schedule

Effective December 1, 2016
(Issued in accordance with 28 USC § 1914)

The fees included in the District Court Fee Schedule are charged for services provided by the district courts.

The United States is not charged fees under this schedule, with the exception of those specifically noted (*) below.  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. § 3006A, and bankruptcy administrators) are not charged any fees under this schedule.

FILING FEES

New Civil Action (Includes $50 Administrative fee, which does not apply to applications for a writ of habeas corpus or to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915. ) $400
New Civil Action (for persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915) $350
Notice of Appeal (Includes $500 docketing fee plus $5.00 filing fee required by  28 U.S.C. § 1917) $505
Appeal to District Judge from judgment and conviction by Magistrate Judge in a misdemeanor case $38
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus $5
Miscellaneous Filing Fee (or filing any document that is not related to a pending case or proceeding) $47

ATTORNEY ADMISSION FEES

Admission of attorneys to practice in the Eastern District of Wisconsin $216
Pro Hac Vice Admission in the US Bankruptcy Court $216
Duplicate Certificate of Admission $19
Certificate of Good Standing $19

COPY / REPRODUCTION FEES

Electronic Access Print Fee $0.10/page
Paper Copies made from original documents or microfiche $0.50/page *
Copies made by public $0.25/page
Reproduction of Audio Recording of court proceeding $31 *

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Retrieval of one box from Federal Records Center $64 ($39 for each additional box)
Electronic retrievals from Federal Records Center $19.90 plus $0.65/page
All Other Papers Filed (e.g miscellaneous cases, power of attorney) $47
Certification of Any Document (e.g. certified copy) $11
Exemplification of Any Document $22
Transcript of Judgment $11
Search of Records/Name Search $31
Processing Fee for Petty Offense (charged in a federal violation notice - CVB) $30
Any Payment Returned of Denied for Insufficient Funds $53

JUROR/WITNESS FEES

Attendance Fee $40/day
Per Diem Rate Current GSA Per Diem Rate
Mileage Rate Current GSA Mileage Rate