Court fees

Learn what you’ll need to pay for different court processes.

Court of Appeal

Application in the course of an appeal
(other than an application for permission to appeal)
$50
Application for permission to appeal $600

Notice of Appeal

(where permission to appeal is not required)
$600

Court of Queen's Bench

Commencement fee – Statement of Claim or Originating Application $250
Commencement fee – Statement of Claim for Divorce
(includes the $10 fee to register with the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings in Ottawa)
$260
Statement of Defence $50
Counterclaim (in addition to Statement of Defence fee) $150
Third Party Claim $150
Application (in the course of an action or proceeding) $50
Set a matter for trial $600
Daily trial fee for civil trials lasting 5 days or more $250/day
Claim under the Family Law Act $50
Response under the Family Law Act No Fee
Application under the Extra-provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act $50

Surrogate Matters

Issuing a grant of probate or administration, or resealing grants, excluding trusteeship, where the net value of property in Alberta is:

$10,000 or less $35
Over $10,000 but not more than $25,000 $135
Over $25,000 but not more than $125,000 $275
Over $125,000 but not more than $250,000 $400
Over $250,000 $525

 

Documents that require the opening of a court file respecting an estate $250
Application for trusteeship $250
Issuing a grant of double probate, supplemental grant, or grant of administration of unadministered property $250
Caveat $250
Application (in the course of an action or proceeding respecting an estate or trusteeship) $50

Provincial Court

Civil Matters

Civil Claim – valued at $7,500 or less $100
Civil Claim – valued over $7,500 $200
Dispute Note without a counterclaim $25
Dispute Note with a counterclaim valued at $7,500 or less $75
Dispute Note with a counterclaim valued greater than $7,500 $125
Third Party Claim $50
Notice of Application (in the course of an action or proceeding) $50

Family Matters

Claim under the Family Law Act $50
Response under the Family Law Act No Fee
Application under the Extra-provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act $50