The United States District Court
District of Colorado

Hon. Philip A. Brimmer, Chief Judge
Jeffrey P. Colwell Esq., Clerk of Court

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a fair and impartial forum that ensures equal access to justice in accordance with the rule of law, protects rights and liberties of all persons, and resolves cases in a timely and efficient manner.

Fee Schedule - Effective January 1, 2024

Download the extended Fee Schedule, which includes footnotes and additional references



Filing of civil complaint or Notice of Removal (includes $55 administrative fee) $405.00
Filing of application for writ of habeas corpus $5.00
Filing of responsive pleading n/a
     Any document other than a judgment
Certificate of Search, or conducting a search of district court records $34.00
Register of judgment $52.00
Filing of any document not relating to a pending action $52.00
Issuance of Apostille $50.00
Registration or revocation of Power of Attorney $49.00
     Records in CM/ECF
     Audio recordings
     Any record outside of CM/ECF
Certification of Admission or Good Standing [Attorneys] $21.00
Admission to Practice [Attorneys] $234.00
Notice of Appeal
     Filing fee
     Docket fee
Appeal from misd conviction by magistrate judge $41.00
     Daily fee
     Mileage reimbursement rate
     Subsistence reimbursement – overnight
     Subsistence reimbursement – last day of travel
$0.655/mi $0.67/mi
Federal Records Center (FRC) or National Archives record retrieval
     1st box
     Any additional boxes
Electronic records retrieval (includes $11 Judiciary Administrative fee and $9.90 FRC flat rate retrieval fee) $20.90 + $0.65/pg
Returned payments fee $53.00
Exemplification $24.00
Petty offense processing fee $30.00