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Court Fees

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has adopted the following fee schedules as prescribed by the Judicial Conference of the United States. Fees paid in person may be made by cash, check, money order, or credit card.  Checks and money orders must be made payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court.  Registered ECF filing users paying fees via pay.gov during the electronic filing of documents are required to use a credit card.

  • In Accordance With 28 U.S.C. § 1914

Filing Fee (Complaints and Removals) - $400.00, which includes the $50.00 administrative fee

Filing a Writ of Habeas Corpus - $5.00

All Other Fees - District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

  • Pursuant to EDVA Local Civil Rule 83.1 and Local Criminal Rule 57.4

Pro Hac Vice Admission Fee (per attorney, per case) - $75.00

  • In Accordance With 28 U.S.C. § 1913

Filing a Notice of Appeal - $505.00

  • In Accordance With 28 U.S.C.§ 1913, 1914, 1926, 1930, 1932

Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule

  • In Accordance With the Judicial Conference of the United States

Transcript Rates

  • In Accordance With 28 U.S.C. § 1961, 18 U.S.C. § 3612, 40 U.S.C. § 3116

Post Judgment Interest Rates