Court Fees, High Court, County Court and Small Claims Court

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Under the Civil Procedure Fees (Amendment) Order 2014 court fees will change on 22nd April with an almost 80 per cent rise for most fees.


 
High Court and County Court Fees: Includes Small Claims Court
As From 1st July 2013
 

Applications

Claim

Fee

Money Claim Online
High Court and County Court    
Amount claimed is up to £300 £35 £25
Amount claimed is between £300 and £500 £50 £35
Amount claimed is over £500 but not over £1,000 £70 £60
Amount claimed is over £1,000 but not over £1,500  £80 £70
Amount claimed is over £1,500 but not over £3,000 £95 £80
Amount claimed is over £3,000 but not over £5,000 £120 £100
Amount claimed is over £5,000 but not over £15,000 £245 £210
Amount claimed is over £15,000 but not over £50,000 £395 £340
Amount claimed is over £50,000 but not over £100,000 £685 £595
Amount claimed is over £100,000 but not over £150,000 £885 n/a
Amount claimed is over £150,000 but not over £200,000 £1,080 n/a
Amount claimed is over £200,000 but not over £250,000 £1,275 n/a
Amount claimed is over £250,000 but not over £300,000 £1,475 n/a
Amount claimed is over £300,000 or an unlimited amount £1,670 n/a

Application for Summary Judgment

£80  

Applications

£80  

Setting aside county court judgment on notice

£80  

By consent or without notice

£45  

Costs only proceedings

£45  
Claim other than money £175 county £465 high
Possession Claims Online £100  
Claim for recovery of land through Possession Claim Online £100  

Allocation Questionnaire Fee (other than small claims)

£220 county £220 high
Allocation Questionnaire Fee (small claims, where claim exceeds £1,500, but under £5,000) (No fee if under £1,500) £40  
 

 
Trial Fee 

Listing Questionnaire (Pre-Trial Checklist) Fast-track £110 county & high
Listing Questionnaire (Pre-Trial Checklist) Multi-track £110 county & high
Hearing Fee £1,090 Multi-track 
Hearing Fee £545 Fast-track
Hearing Fee (small claims track)  
Claim does not exceed £300 £25
Claim exceeds £300 but under £500  £55
Claim exceeds £500 but under £1,000 £80
Claim exceeds £1,000 but under £1,500 £110
Claim exceeds £1,500 but under £3,000 £165
Claim exceeds £3,000 £325
Appeal Notice £135 county £235 high
Appeal Notice (small claims track) £115 county
Witness Summons £40 county & high
 

 
Enforcement 
 
Attachment of Earnings £100 county only
Application for Charging Order £100 county & high
Warrant of Possession / Warrant of Delivery £110 county only
Warrant of Execution £100 county only
Sealing a Writ of Execution / Possession / Delivery £60 high court only
Application for 3rd party debt order or garnishee order £100 county & high
Application for order that debtor attend court for questioning £50 county & high
To request bailiff service of an order that debtor attend court for questioning £100 county & high
Warrant of Delivery (goods) £110
Reissue Warrants of Execution, Delivery or Possession  £30 
Vary a judgment or suspend enforcement  £40
Judgment Summons £100 county & high
Debtors Bankruptcy Petition  £175
Creditors Bankruptcy Petition  £220
Petition to wind up a company  £220 
Application to convert a voluntary arrangement into a bankruptcy or winding up  £155 
Certificate of discharge from bankruptcy  £70 
Further copies of discharge cost per copy  £5
Bankruptcy searches  £7 high court for each 15 minutes
Bankruptcy searches  £45 county court for each 15 minutes 
Appeals £115 (small claim) £135 (fast or multi-track)  £235 (high court) 
Application to register a judgment or summons £40 county   £60 high
Certificate of Satisfaction £15 
 

 
Family Proceedings Fees
High Court & County Court
 
Divorce/Nullity/Civil Partnership Dissolution £410
Judicial Separation £365
Amending Petition £95
Filing Answer or Cross-Petition £245
Filing a second petition with permission of the court  £95
Application for Decree Nisi or Absolute or Conditional or Final Order £45 
Children Act Applications (s.8 orders) care & supervision orders etc.

£215

 

Applications for contact with a child in care £180
To Register Maintenance (including abroad)  £45
Financial Application (other than by consent) £255
Financial Application (with consent) £45
Application for non-molestation order  £75 
Application for an occupation order  £75 
Injunctions (Magistrates Court) no fee
Application Notice  £80 
Application by consent  £45 
Application for forced marriage protection  £75
Search of index of parental responsibility agreements  £45 county
Search of index of decree absolutes  £45 county £65 high
Adoption  £170
Appeal from a district judge  £125 
Appeal against a care/supervision order in magistrates court  £180 
Appeal against a contribution order  £180 
 

 
Detailed Assessment
 
Request for detailed assessment hearing (legally-aided)  £195 county & high
Request for detailed assessment hearing (non legally-aided)   
Does not exceed £15,000 £325
Exceeds £15,000 but less than £50,000  £655 
Exceeds £50,000 but less than £100,000  £980
Exceeds £100,000 but less than £150,000  £1,310
Exceeds £150,000 but less than £200,000  £1,635
Exceeds £200,000 but less than £300,000 £2,455
Exceeds £300,000 but less than £500,000  £4,090
Exceeds £500,000  £5,455
Application for an order under Part 3 Solicitors Act 1974  £45 
Appeal against detailed assessment  £205 county & high
Request for issue of default costs certificate  £60 county & high
Request for application to set aside default costs certificate £105 county & high
Application for costs certificate payable from the Civil Legal Aid Fund £50 county & high
 

  
Judges' Fees (for High Court only)
 
For every day or part of a day (after the first day) of the hearing before:
a) A judge of the commercial court, sitting as an arbitrator or umpire - £2,390
b) A judge of the technology and construction court appointed as an arbitrator or umpire - £1,860