Court Fees

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule Changes Effective September 1, 2018

Item Amount
Docketing an Original Proceeding Fee: $500.00
Docketing an Appeal* Fee: $500.00
*Please note that with the filing fee the total amount due for filing an appeal is $505.00.
Record Search $31.00
Copies made by court personnel 50¢ per page
Electronic Reproduction of any Record Not Available through PACER $31.00
Certification $11.00
Certification - Apostille $47.00
Copy of Audio Recording $31.00
Record Reproduction (by the clerk's office) $86.00
Record Retrieval Fee $64.00
Electronic Retrieval Fee** $10.00
**Effective June 1, 2016: For electronic retrievals, $10 plus any charges assessed by the Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the courts.
FRC Electronic Retrieval Flat Fee $9.90
FRC Electronic Retrieval Rate of $0.65 per unit
Returned Check Fee $53.00
Attorney Admission Fee*** $181.00
***Please note, however, that the current total admission fee for the 10th Circuit Bar is $225.00. The amount identified in the fee schedule is the national portion of the fee. Effective  January 1, 2012 the total fee (the local and national fees combined) increased to $225.00.
Certificate of Good Standing $19.00


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Notice to Customers Presenting Checks. When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please call (303) 335-3157.

Privacy Act – A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from the Federal Register at: (, or by calling toll free at (1-866-945-7920) to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.

Effective June 1, 2015, any fees paid in cash must include exact change. The court will not be able to make change for cash transactions.

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