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Court Fees

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2023. 

Item Amount 
Docketing an Original Proceeding* $600.00
Appeal Filing and Docketing Fee $605.00
Record Search $34.00
Copies made by court personnel* 50¢ per page
Reproducing and Transmitting in Any Manner a Copy of an Electronic Record, if the Record is Stored Outside of the Court’s Electronic Case Management System, Per Record Provided* $33.00
Certification* $12.00
Certification - Apostille $50.00
Copy of Audio Recording $34.00
Appeal Record Reproduction by Clerk's Office $94.00
Record Retrieval Fee* $70.00
Electronic Retrieval Fee* ** $11.00
**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* $225.00
Certificate of Good Standing* $21.00

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Effective March 1, 2023, the court no longer accepts cash payments.

*Fees that may be paid via The Clerk’s Office strongly encourages payment of these fees via Pay.Gov using the court's Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system. If, however, payment by check or money order is necessary, the check or money order must be made payable to Clerk, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

All in-person payments must be made via check, cashier's check, or money order. Money orders are available at several locations near the Byron White United States Courthouse, including the United States Post Office at 951 20th Street, and the 7-11 at 820 16th Street.

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.