Fees Structure

All payments are payable to the Registrar of Companies against which receipts are issued. Applicants are advised to desist from making payments for which no receipts are issued. Any demands or request by any officer in the Registry for money which is not within the payment schedule stated, should forthwith be reported to phone no. 2180113,2181344, 2180141 for necessary action.

SNO FEE DESCRIPTION FEE AMOUNT
1 Appointment of representative (power of attorney) regulation 7 (3) No Fee
2 On request for grant of a patent (sections 23 ;regulation 8) TSHS 12,000 /=
3 On request for grant of a utility certificate (Sections 23and 72) TSHS 10,000 /=
4 On request for Registrar’s certificate authorizing the release of a sample from a culture collection (regulation 10(2) TSHS 4,000 /=
5 On request by Registrar for information concerning corresponding foreign applications, patents or other titles of protection regulation 20(1) No Fee
6 Invitation to correct application for grant of patent or utility certificate (regulation 25 (1), 52) No Fee
7 Notification of decision refusing application for grant of patent or utility certificate on grounds of non-compliance with formal requirements (regulations 25(2).52) No Fee
8 Notification that application for grant of patent or utility certificate complies with formal requirements (regulations 25(3),52) No Fee
9 Notification of non-compliance with substantive requirements and invitation to submit observations and/or amended applications for grant of patent (regulation 26(3) No Fee
10 Notification of decision refusing to grant patent on grounds of non-compliance with requirements (Section 26(4) No Fee
11 Notification of decision to grant patent or utility certificate (regulations 28(1)(a)52) No Fee
12 On amendment of application (section 20, regulation 22) TSHS 8,000 /=
13 On filling corrections (Section 25(3)(b); regulation 25 TSHS 8,000 /=
14 For an international-type search (section 26(2)(a): regulation 26(1) TSHS 10,000 /=
15 On grant of patent Section 28 regulation 28(1)(a) TSHS 10,000 /=
16 On grant of utility certificate Sections 28 and 72 regulations 27(1)(…and 52(1)) TSHS 8,000 /=
17 Certificate of grant of patent regulation 29(3) No Fee
18 Certificate of grant of utility certificate (regulations 29(3),52(1)(c) No Fee
19 Annual fee for patents (section 39(1); regulation 30
- 1st anniversary TSHS 4,000 /=
- 2nd anniversary TSHS 5,000 /=
- 3rd anniversary TSHS 6,000 /=
- 4th anniversary TSHS 7,000 /=
- 5th anniversary TSHS 8,000 /=
- 6th anniversary TSHS 9,000 /=
- 7th anniversary TSHS 10,000 /=
- 8th anniversary TSHS 11,000 /=
- 9th anniversary TSHS 12,000 /=
- 10th anniversary TSHS 13,000 /=
- 11th anniversary TSHS 14,000 /=
- 12th anniversary TSHS 15,000 /=
- 13th anniversary TSHS 16,000 /=
- 14th anniversary TSHS 17,000 /=
20 Annual fee for utility certificates (Sections 39(1) and 72(1): (regulations 30 and 52))
- 1st anniversary TSHS 3,000 /=
- 2nd anniversary TSHS 4,000 /=
- 3rd anniversary TSHS 5,000 /=
- 4th anniversary TSHS 6,000 /=
- 5th anniversary TSHS 7,000 /=
- 6th anniversary TSHS 8,000 /=
21 Surcharge for extension of the time for payment of annual fee (Section 39 (2);regulation 30 (3))
- Not exceeding one month TSHS 1,000 /=
- Not exceeding two months TSHS 2,000 /=
- Not exceeding three months TSHS 3,000 /=
- Not exceeding four months TSHS 4,000 /=
- Not exceeding five months TSHS 5,000 /=
- Not exceeding six months TSHS 6,000 /=
22 On application for extension of term of a patent (Section 38(2);regulation 31) TSHS 12,000 /=
23 Application for restoration of a lapsed patent or utility certificate or of an application which is deemed to have been withdrawn (regulations 32.52) No Fee
24 On restoration of a lapsed patent or utility certificate or application which is deemed to have been withdrawn (regulations 32 and 52) TSHS 10,000 /=
25 On offer to surrender a patent or utility certificate or claim(s) therein (Sections 62 and 72 regulations 33(1) and 52) TSHS 8,000 /=
26 On notice of opposition to offer to surrender a patent or utility certificate or claim(s) therein (regulations 33(2) and 52) TSHS 10,000 /=
27 On request for alteration of name, nationality, address or address for service (regulation 35) TSHS 4,000 /=
28 On application to record change in ownership, of a patent or utility certificate or application for a patent or utility certificate (regulations 36 and 52) TSHS 4,000 /=
29 On request for inspection of register (regulation 37(2) TSHS 1,000 /=
30 On request certified copies or extract from the register (regulation 38) TSHS 4,000 /=
31 On request for the correction of an error in the register or in any connected document (regulation 39(1) TSHS 1,500 /=
32 On request for the correction of an error relating to patent, patent application , utility certificate or utility certificate application (regulation 39(2) TSHS 1,500 /=
33 On notice of opposition to the correction of an error relating to a patent or utility certificate (regulation 39(2) TSHS 4,000 /=
34 On application for recordal of order or court (regulation 40) TSHS 1,000 /=
35 On petition for registration of licence contract Section 47; regulation 43) TSHS 8,000 /=
36 Certificate of receipt of petition for registration of licence contract (regulation 44(1) No Fee
37 On request for entry in the register to the effect that licences under the patent or utility certificate are available as of right (Section 60(1) and 72 regulation 5091) and 52) No Fee
38 Certificate of registration of licence contract (regulation 46) No Fee
39 On request for conversion of an application for utility certificate into an application for a patent or vice versa (section 74; regulation 52(2) TSHS 5,000 /=
40 On request for conversion of an application for a patent into an application for a utility certificate (section 74; regulation 52(2) TSHS 3,000 /=
41 On police of objection to application for entry to be made under regulation 50(1) (Section 60(3) regulation 50(2) TSHS 10,000 /=
42 On application for cancellation of entry to be made under regulation 50(1) (Section 60(7) TSHS 1,500 /=
43 On request for extension of time limit (regulation 55(1) No Fee
44 On provision of copies of documents under section 5(c) per page TSHS 300 /=
45 On request for bearing (regulation 65) TSHS 10,000 /=
46 Transmittal fee for international application (regulation 53) TSHS 5,000 /=
47 Fee for preparation of copies of international application per page 53 TSHS 1,500 /=
48 Special fee referred to in Section 32(1)(b) and (2)(b) TSHS 4,000 /=