Forms and fees

How much does it cost?

It costs $200 to apply to the Copyright Tribunal to enforce a file-sharing infringement. The fee includes GST and is non-refundable.

There’s no fee to withdraw your application.

Forms

Online application to the Copyright Tribunal to enforce a file-sharing infringement(external link)

Withdraw your file-sharing application [PDF, 811 KB]

Application for an Order requiring payment to a rights owner under Section 122O of the Copyright Act 1994 [PDF, 286 KB]

Ways to pay the fee

Online

Option 1:

Complete the online application and pay the fee using a debit or credit card. Both Visa and Mastercard debit or credit cards are accepted for payment.

Apply online(external link)

Option 2:

If you have completed a paper application, then you can pay the filing fee online using File and Pay.

To file the documentation, you must post or deliver a physical copy to the Tribunal or your local court. You must include a copy of the File and Pay online receipt as proof of payment.

Please note: At this stage, File and Pay cannot accept online filing for tribunal applications.

Access File and Pay(external link)

By post

To send payment by post, you must include the completed credit or debit card form with your application and post to:

Copyright Tribunal
Tribunals Unit
DX SX 11159
Wellington

Credit or debit card fee payment form [PDF, 275 KB]

Note: Please do not email the form to us with your credit or debit card details. We cannot accept the form by email.

In person

Please contact the tribunal or your nearest court to confirm whether you can file your application and make the fee payment at the counter by EFTPOS, credit card, debit card or cash.

Copyright licensing agreement disputes

There are no forms or fees for making an application about a licensing dispute.

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