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

Court fees valid from 30th September 2021


 
High Court and County Court Fees: Includes Small Claims Court
 

Applications

Claim Fee
High Court and County Court    
Amount claimed up to £300 £35
Amount claimed between £300 and £500 £50
Amount claimed over £500 to £1,000 £70
Amount claimed over £1,000 to £1,500  £80
Amount claimed over £1,500 to £3,000 £115
Amount claimed over £3,000 to £5,000 £205
Amount claimed over £5,000 to £10,000 £455
 
Amount claimed over £10,000 to £200,000 5% of claim (including any interest claimed)
Amount claimed over £200,000 or an unlimited amount £10,000
 
Application for Summary Judgment £275  
Applications £275  
Setting aside county court judgment on notice £275  
By consent or without notice £108  
Costs only proceedings £59  
Claim other than money £332 county £569 high
Possession Claims Online £355  
Claim for recovery of land through Possession Claim Online £130  

Allocation Questionnaire Fee (other than small claims)

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

 
Trial Fee 

Hearing Fee £1,175 Multi-track 
Hearing Fee £545 Fast-track
Hearing Fee (small claims track)  
Claim does not exceed £300 £27
Claim exceeds £300 but under £500  £59
Claim exceeds £500 but under £1,000 £85
Claim exceeds £1,000 but under £1,500 £123
Claim exceeds £1,500 but under £3,000 £181
Claim exceeds £3,000 £346
Appeal Notice £151 county £259 high
Appeal Notice (small claims track) £129 county
Witness Summons £21
 

 
Enforcement 
 
Attachment of Earnings £119 county only
Application for Charging Order £119 county & high
Warrant of Possession / Warrant of Delivery £130 county only
Warrant of Execution £130 county only
Sealing a Writ of Execution / Possession / Delivery £71 high court only
Application for 3rd party debt order or garnishee order £77 county & high
Application for order that debtor attend court for questioning £54 county & high
To request bailiff service of an order that debtor attend court for questioning £100 county & high
Warrant of Delivery (goods) £130
Reissue Warrants of Execution, Delivery or Possession  £33 
Vary a judgment or suspend enforcement  £50
Judgment Summons £119 county & high
Creditors Bankruptcy Petition  £302
Petition to wind up a company  £302 
Application to convert a voluntary arrangement into a bankruptcy or winding up  £160 
Certificate of discharge from bankruptcy  £75 
Further copies of discharge cost per copy  £11
Bankruptcy searches  £12 high court for each 15 minutes
Bankruptcy searches  £45 county court 
Appeals £129 (small claim) £151 (fast or multi-track)  £259 (high court) 
Application to register a judgment or summons £60 county   £71 high
Certificate of Satisfaction £14 
 

 
Family Proceedings Fees
High Court & County Court
 
Divorce/Nullity/Civil Partnership Dissolution £593
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 £50 
Children Act Applications (s.8 orders) care & supervision orders etc.

£232

 

Applications for contact with a child in care £232
To Register Maintenance (including abroad)  £53
Financial Application (other than by consent) £275
Financial Application (with consent) £53
Application for non-molestation order  No Fee
Application for an occupation order  No Fee 
Injunctions (Magistrates Court) No Fee
Application Notice  £275
Application by consent  £53
Application for forced marriage protection  No Fee
Application for female genital mutilation (FGM) protection  No Fee
Search of index of parental responsibility agreements  £45 county
Search of index of decree absolutes  £45 county £65 high
Adoption  £183
Appeal from a district judge  £125 
 

 
Detailed Assessment
 
Request for detailed assessment hearing (legally-aided)  £237 county & high
Request for detailed assessment hearing (non legally-aided)   
Does not exceed £15,000 £398
Exceeds £15,000 but less than £50,000  £801
Exceeds £50,000 but less than £100,000  £1,192
Exceeds £100,000 but less than £150,000  £1,595
Exceeds £150,000 but less than £200,000  £1,992
Exceeds £200,000 but less than £300,000 £2,988
Exceeds £300,000 but less than £500,000  £4,980
Exceeds £500,000  £6,640
Application for an order under Part 3 Solicitors Act 1974  £59
Appeal against detailed assessment  £249 county & high
Request for issue of default costs certificate  £71 county & high
Request for application to set aside default costs certificate £130 county & high
Application for costs certificate payable from the Civil Legal Aid Fund £54 county & high