Fees and payment

Access all USPTO storefronts to file and pay online, and links to fee and payment information.

List of patent fees (current fee schedule)

List of trademark fees (current fee schedule)

Online payments

When paying online thru the USPTO storefronts, you may pay as a guest but can only use a credit or debit card. Signed in USPTO.gov users having fee payer permission can use payment methods stored in Financial Manager, such as credit or debit card, deposit account or EFT. For more information on payment methods, visit the Accepted payment methods page.

For alternative methods in the event of a system outage, refer to the Filing Patent documents during an outage, Filing PTAB documents during an outage, Filing Trademark documents during an outage, or Filing TTAB documents during an outage pages.




Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) for unregistered users

Use this for basic, initial patent application filing (Note:  follow-on submissions or fee payments are not permitted)

Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)

File and pay for trademark application and other related forms

Fees Self-Service Portal

Access Financial Manager and the Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront

Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) for registered users

Use this for enhanced patent filing, follow-on submissions or fee payments, saved submissions, and more

Electronic Trademark Assignment System (ETAS)

Record assignment (ownership) and changes in assignment

Financial Manager

Store and manage payment methods online, add users and assign user permissions to stored payment methods, and generate transaction reports

Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront

View and pay patent maintenance fees, submit a bulk file payment, and view bulk payment history 

Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)

File Trademark Trial and Appeal Board documents

List of Fees

View the current fee schedule

Patent Trial and Appeal Board End to End (PTAB E2E)

File Patent Trial and Appeal Board documents

Trademark documents

Order certified copies of trademarks and download uncertified copies


Patent documents

Order certified copies of patents and download uncertified copies



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