In this schedule, where applicable, official fees are included in the charges given.
PatentsEURUSD
Filing South African patent applicationEU 990USD 1051
Acceptance, advertisement and grantEU 260USD 275
Delay of acceptance for 21 months (non PCT), or for 15 months (PCT national phase)EU238USD 253
Further Delay of Acceptance for one month EU 228 USD 242
- each additional month extension requested at the same timeEU 14USD 15
Recording AssignmentEU 169USD 180
Receiving and late filing one batch of documentsEU 138USD 147
Substantive amendment (typically)EU 250 – EU 500USD 250 - USD 500
Clerical correction (minimum)EU 199USD 211
Annual Renewal – A reduced fee is payable for the second and subsequent fees if more than one fee is paid at one time. Paying a single renewal fee:
End of 3rd, 4th and 5th years EU 160USD 170
• 6th and 7th yearsEU 158USD 168
• 8th and 9th yearsEU 161USD 171
• 10th and 11th yearsEU 164USD 175
• 12th and 13th yearsEU 167USD 178
• 14th and 15th yearsEU 171USD 182
• 16th and 17th yearsEU 175USD 186
• 18th and 19th yearsEU 179USD 190
• FULL TERMEU 512USD 544
DesignsEURUSD
Filing a South African design applicationEU 587USD 623
Each further design application filed simultaneouslyEU 527USD 560
Registration and advertisementEU 147USD 156
Recording AssignmentEU 169USD 180
Receiving and late filing one batch of documentsEU 141USD 150
Clerical correction (minimum)EU 199USD 211
Annual Renewal – The fees are the same as in respect of patents, up to the 9th year in respect of functional designs and the 14th year in respect of aesthetic designs.
TrademarksEURUSD
Filing a South African trade mark applicationEU 506USD 538
Filing the second to fifth applications simultaneously in the same name (each)EU 470USD 499
Filing the sixth application and subsequent applications simultaneously in the same name (each)EU 427USD 454
Recording AssignmentEU169USD 180
Acceptance, advertisement and grantEU 169USD 180
Receiving and late filing one batch of documentsEU 141USD 150
Renewal of a South African trade mark registrationEU 362USD 384
Renewal of each additional registration at the same timeEU 294USD 312
Registrability search in South AfricaEU 188USD 200
Std Office ActionEU 169USD 180
Additional ServicesEUUSD
INSPECTING THE REGISTER / CONDUCTING SEARCH BY NAME OR NUMBER
- First record / name/ numberEU 95USD 100
- Each subsequent record / name / number simultaneously inspected / searchedEU 42USD 45
OBTAINING COPIES OF DOCUMENTS FROM CIPC
- First DocumentEU 95USD 100
- Per pageEU 0.95USD 1
- Each subsequent document simultaneously receivedEU 42USD 45
- Per pageEU 0.95USD 1
Notes:
1. Due to the CIPC's administrative practice, we cannot ensure that simultaneously requested copies will be received simultaneously.
2. In respect of copies of full CIPC files, a copy of a single CIPC file will be treated as a single document.
NB

Unless exceptional circumstances arise, the filing charges, late filing charges and charges for acceptance/registration, advertisement and grant, set out above cover normal prosecution of an application from filing through to grant of a patent or registration of a design.  In respect of trade mark applications, a further charge might be incurred in the event that the Registrar or third parties raise objections to the application of more than a formal nature.