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Fee payment form

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

To better protect your financial information, we recommend that you download, complete and print the fee payment form (PDF: 98 KB; 3 pages) for all payments you make to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) by fax, mail or in person.

For online payments, see the e-services/e-payment section.

Before you finish the form, please read this information:


How to fill in the form

Section 1: Contact information for method of payment

Enter all the required information. Note that some laws restrict who can communicate with CIPO. Therefore, you should clearly state the name of your firm. For more information, see the applicable legislation.

Section 2: Replenishing a CIPO deposit account

To replenish your CIPO deposit account, enter your CIPO deposit account number.

Section 2.1: Method of payment

  1. Select your method of payment.
    Note: Credit cards cannot be used to replenish your CIPO deposit account.
  2. Enter the amount.

Section 3: Make a fee payment

Section 3.1: Type of fee

Check one box only indicating the type of fee.

Section 3.2: Application/registration/patent number

Fill in this section only if you have an application/registration/patent number and/or an existing client reference number.

Application/registration/patent number
Client reference number

Include the reference number from your firm. Add this number in any covering letters as well.

Purpose of payment

Describe what your payment is for. For information about our fees, please refer to the product lines payments and fees.

Listing attached

If you are sending the form with a large package and a list of what is inside, check the “Listing Attached” box. Note: You cannot include all fee payments on a listing (see applicable legislation and regulations).

Section 3.3: Method of payment

 Select your “Method of Payment” and complete the required fields. Enter the amount you are paying.

Section 3.4: Alternate method of payment (optional)

In the event that a second method of payment is required to ensure that sufficient funds are available to cover the full payment, complete section 3.4. You must use either a credit card or your CIPO deposit account.

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