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Northern District of Texas

David C. Godbey, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Fee & Payment Schedule

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District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Admission of Attorneys to Practice (includes district fee) $224.00
Application & Order for Admission Pro Hac Vice (per case) $100.00
Appeal to District Judge from a Judgment of Conviction by a Magistrate Judge in a Misdemeanor Case $41.00
Application/Motion re: Arbitration/Arbitration Award (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Application for Writ of Garnishment (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Certificate of Search (per name) $34.00
Certificate of Good Standing $21.00
Certifying any Document $12.00
Complaint in Interpleader (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Duplicate Certificate of Admission $21.00
Electronic Record Retrieval ($20.90 plus $0.65 per page collected on behalf of the FRC) $20.90
Exemplification Certificate $24.00
Filing Fee for any civil action, suit or proceeding [28 U.S.C. § 1914(a)] (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Filing Fee for an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, P.L. 104-114, 110 Stat. § 785 (1996)
     NOTE: This fee is in addition to the filing fee prescribed in 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a) for instituting any civil action other than a writ of habeas corpus.
Issuance of an Apostille $50.00
Letters Rogatory or Letters of Request $52.00
Motion to Compel Re: Foreign Subpoena $52.00
Motion to Quash IRS Subpoena or Application to Enjoin under 12 U.S.C. § 3410 (customer challenge cases)
(Includes administrative fee)
Motion to Quash Administrative Summons (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Motion to Quash Grand Jury or Foreign Deposition Subpoena $52.00
Notice of Appeal $605.00
Notice of Removal (includes administrative fee) $405.00
Papers of Trustees under 28 U.S.C. § 754 $52.00
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus $5.00
Petition to Perpetuate Testimony, Rule 27(a), F.R.C.P. $52.00
Power of Attorney - $52.00 per original (a total of seven (7) originals are required in this district) $364.00
Registration of Judgment from Another District (28 U.S.C. § 1963) AO 451 $52.00
Reproducing Any Record and providing a copy in paper form (per page) $0.50
Reproducing and transmitting in any manner a copy of an electronic record stored outside of the court's electronic case management system,
including but not limited to, document files, audio recordings, and video recordings (per record provided)
Reproduction of Recordings of Court Proceedings (includes cost of materials) $34.00
Retrieval of Record from FRC, National Archive or Other Storage Location
     NOTE: For retrievals involving multiple boxes, the fee is $43 for each additional box.
Electronic retrievals: $20.90 plus any charges assessed by the storage location
Returned or Denied Payments Due to Insufficient Funds, or Reversed Due to a Chargeback $53
Witness Fees (28 U.S.C. § 1821) See Statute


Criminal Debt Payments

If paying by mail, acceptable forms of payment include a cashier's check or money order (made payable to Clerk, US District Court).

If paying in person, acceptable forms of payment include cashier's check or money order. Debit cards are not an acceptable form of payment.

*Cash is not an acceptable form of payment for any fee, debt payment, or mandatory special assessment in any of our seven divisional offices.



Electronic Public Access Tables

Electronic Record Retrieval from the FRC - per page
NOTE: a $20.90 judiciary and flat rate pull fee will be applied
Printing copies accessed electronically at public terminal in the courthouse - per page $0.10
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) - per page (Internet Service) $0.10
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) - per minute (dial-up service) $0.60