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Fees.

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Supreme Court and High Court Fees Order
Rules Office fees
Seat Office fees
Personal application fees

 

The fees payable through the Probate Office are prescribed in the Supreme Court and High Court (Fees) Order.

Fees for searches and copy documents

For information relating to applying for searches and copy documents see Form PAS1. Read the information notes attached to the application form before completing same.

Cheques or postal orders in respect of searches and copy documents should be made payable to 'Courts Service'. Fee cards are accepted (usually used by solicitors only).

Records Office fees (search & copy document fees): 

  • Search fee for each search made - €10.00
  • Search fee for each search made through the post - €15.00
  • Official copy grant -  €10.00
  • Official copy will -  €10.00
  • Sealed and certified copy grant -  €15.00
  • Sealed and certified copy will - €15.00
  • Sealed and certified copy will and grant - €20.00
  • Schedule of assets (a breakdown of the deceased's estate) - €15.00
  • Official copy renunciation form, oath and bond etc. per page - €6.50
  • Official copy other documents (unproved wills etc.) - €10.00

Rules Office fees (caveats, court applications and such) are below.

To file:

  • Caveat - €50.00
  • Warning - €25.00
  • Citation - €25.00
  • Appearance - €25.00
  • Motion - €40.00
  • Affidavit - €20.00
  • Subpoena - €25.00
  • Consent - €15.00
  • Notice of change of solicitor - €25.00
  • Notice of application - €20.00
To collect:
  • Court order - €20.00
  • Side bar order - €20.00
  • Consent order - €25.00
  • Certificate of no appearance - €20.00
  • Probate officers order - €25.00
To withdraw:
  • Caveat - €20.00
  • Probate application - €20.00

 

Seat Office fees (solicitor applications for grants):

Fees payable on a Primary Grant of Representation are set out in the Supreme Court and High Court (Fees) Order, at Schedule 1 Part 8 Items 7 and 8 

Where net value of the
estate does not exceed

Fee

€75,000.00

€100.00

€87,500.00

€110.00

€100,000.00

€120.00

€112,500.00

€125.00

€125,000.00

€135.00

€137,500.00

€147.00

€150,000.00

€159.00

€162,500.00

€171.00

€175,000.00

€183.00

€187,500.00

€195.00

€200,000.00

€207.00

€212,500.00

€219.00

€225,000.00

€231.00

€237,500.00

€243.00

€250,000.00

€255.00

€262,500.00

€267.00

€275,000.00

€279.00

€287,500.00

€291.00

€300,000.00

€303.00

 

Where the net value of the estate exceeds €300,000.00 :-

(i) for the first €300,000.00, a fee of €303.00 is payable

and

(ii) for every €31,250.00 or fraction thereof by which the value exceeds €300,000.00 a further fee of €12.00
e.g.
€331,250.00 (€315.00)
€362,500.00 (€327.00)

For every double, cessate, unadministered or duplicate grant of representation - €120.00

On every occasion on which an application for a grant of representation is re-submitted to the Probate Office or the District Probate Registry  - €40.00

Personal applications fees (personal applications for grants):

Fees payable on a primary grant of representation are set out in the Supreme Court and High Court (Fees) Order at Schedule 1 Part 8 Item 9.

For ease of reference a table of fees in respect of personal applications is provided below;

Where net value of the
estate does not exceed
Fee

€75,000.00

€200.00

€87,500.00

€220.00

€100,000.00

€240.00

€112,500.00

€250.00

€125,000.00

€270.00

€137,500.00

€294.00

€150,000.00

€318.00

€162,500.00

€342.00

€175,000.00

€366.00

€187,500.00

€390.00

€200,000.00

€414.00

€212,500.00

€438.00

€225,000.00

€462.00

€237,500.00

€486.00

€250,000.00

€510.00

€262,500.00

€534.00

€275,000.00

€558.00

€287,500.00

€582.00

€300,000.00

€606.00

 

Where the net value of the estate exceeds €300,000.00 :-
(i) for the first €300,000.00, a fee of  €606.00 is payable
and
(ii) for every €31,250.00 or fraction thereof by which the value exceeds €300,000.00 a further fee of  €24.00
e.g.
 €331,250.00 (€630.00)
 €362,500.00 (€654.00)

For every double, cessate, unadministered or duplicate grant of representation - €240.00.

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Page updated: 10 July 2013