District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule


Acceptable forms of payment are credit card, cash, check, or money order. ECF filing fees must be paid via pay.gov. All checks and money orders are to be payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court." Court-related fees may be paid at any staffed Clerk's Office. Please note that the Clerk's Office only accepts exact change for fee payments.

All questions regarding financial transactions with the court should be directed to the at 803/253-3474.

District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule - Effective December 1, 2020
Fee Action
402.00 Civil case filing fee, including $52 administrative fee.
188.00 Admission of an attorney to practice
350.00 Motion for attorney admission pro hac vice
505.00 Appeal fee (includes $5.00 notice of appeal)
5.00 Writ of habeas corpus
.50 Reproduction of any record and providing in paper form (per page)
20.00 Duplicate certificate of admission or certificate of good standing
32.00 Record search (per name or item searched)
39.00 Appeal to a district judge from a judgment of a conviction by a magistrate in a misdemeanor case
11.00 Certification of any document or paper
23.00 Exemplification of any document or paper
.10 Copies from public access terminals in the courthouse
6.00 Microfiche sheet of film or microfilm jacket copy of any court record
32.00 Reproduction of an audio recording of a court proceeding
64.00 Retrieval of one box of records from the Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location.
39.00 Retrieval of additional boxes of records from a storage location.
10.00 Electronic retrieval, plus any charges assessed by the Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the courts.
53.00 For any payment which is returned or denied for insufficient funds, or reversed due to a chargeback
49.00 Filing or indexing of any paper not in a case or proceeding for which a filing fee has been paid
49.00 Registration of a foreign judgment (28:1963)
49.00 Surety bondsman/power of attorney
49.00 Filing letters rogatory or letter of request
49.00 Filing of papers by trustee or receiver (28:754)
49.00 Petition to perpetuate testimony
30.00 Duplicate transcript tape fee (per tape)
30.00 CVB Processing Fee
32.00 Reproduction of any electronic record stored outside of court's electronic case management system
47.00 Issuance of an apostille
6,800.00 Cuban Libertad Civil Filing Fee