Method of Payment
Fees are payable to the Bank of Costa Rica (Banco de Costa Rica) in U.S. dollars. The bank issues a receipt of payment, which is attached to the brief or application. Fees are ordinarily not reimbursable once paid, although there are exceptions in certain qualified cases.
|Trademark Filing||50.00||Per mark and per one class; does not include publication|
|Change or Amendment to Application||25.00|
|Division of Application||50.00||Does not include publication fee, if applicable|
|Publication||145.00 (min).||Depends on length of publication notice|
|Registration||N/A||Only misc. stamp taxes payable|
|Trademark Renewal||50.00||Per mark and per class|
|Trademark Renewal (Grace Period)||75.00||Per mark and per class|
|License, change of name or transfer||25.00||Per mark and per class|
|Publication of Change of Name||25.00 est.||Depends on length of publication notice|
|Opposition or Cancellation Action||25.00||No fee for filing response or counter-statement|
|*Statutory fees according to Trademark & Other Distinctive Signs Law (No. 7978) of Feb. 1st, 2000. Does not include service or proffesional fees.|
Fees are subject to change without prior notice, particularly fees associate with publications, due to adjustment, changes in calculation method and CRC/USD exchange rate.