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The most common court fees

For ease of reference the table below shows the most common court fees.

Note there are no court fees for family law cases

Document

Supreme Court

High Court

Circuit Court

District Court

Summons, civil bill or other originating document

n/a

€150 - €400 depending on nature of proceedings and value of liquidated claim

€90 - €130 depending on nature of proceedings and value of liquidated claim 

€25 - €80 depending on nature of proceedings and value of liquidated claim 

Licensing

n/a

n/a

€330

€150

Appearance

n/a

€60

n/a

n/a

Motion

€60

€60

€60

€15

Motion (for entry to commercial list in the High Court)

n/a

€5,000

n/a

n/a

Motion (re case admitted to commerical list before 10 April 2012)

 n/a

 €60

n/a

n/a

Affidavit

€20

€20

€15

€15

Case stated

€70

€70

€60

€60

Setting a case down for trial

n/a

€250

€120

n/a

Witness summons (sub poena in the High Court)

n/a

€20

€15

€15

Notice of appeal

€250

€130

n/a

€25

Application for leave and notice of appeal

€250 

n/a 

n/a 

n/a 

Appeal by way of motion (from Master / County Registrar)

n/a

€60

€60

n/a

Judgment set

n/a

*

€120

€25 - €80 depending on sum for which judgment is obtained **

Memorandum of registration of judgment

n/a

€25

€15 ***

€15 ***

Memorandum of satisfaction of a judgment

n/a

€25

€15

€15

Lis pendens

n/a

€25

€25

n/a

Registration of a judgment mortgage in the Property Registration Authority

n/a

€20

€20

€20

 

n/a =  not applicable to this court or jurisdiction

* Judgment form €85 and each affidavit €20.

** includes fees payable on affidavits

*** plus an additional €25 if being registered in the High Court.

Full details of all court fees are set out in Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court FeesCircuit Court Fees and District Court Fees.

 
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This page updated: 21 April 2017