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District Court Fees

Court users are required to pay fees for filing and for services as set out in Minnesota law.  If you cannot afford to pay a court fee, you can ask to have the fee reduced or waived.  
 
The Minnesota Base Fees amounts do not include county law library fees. Select your county to see the total fee amounts including any applicable law library fee amount.  Make checks payable to: District Court Administrator
 

Minnesota District Court Fees (excluding law library fees) Minnesota counties may assess an additional law library fee to the fees listed here. Please select a county from the dropdown list to see the calculated fees for that county.
Judgments
Application for Discharge of Judgment
Fee: $5.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 548.181 , subd. 1
Assignment of Judgment
Fee: $5.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $5
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(7)
Certificate of Discharge of Judgment
Fee: $5.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 548.181 , subd. 3a
Confession of Judgment
Fee: $285.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $285
Authorization: Minn. Stat. §   357.021 , subd. 2(1), 134A.09, 134A.10
Foreign Judgment Filing greater than $15,000
Fee: $285.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $285
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 548.30, 357.021 , subd. 2(1), 134A.09, 134A.10
Foreign Judgment Filing less than or equal to $15,000
Fee: $65.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 548.30, 357.022, 134A.09, 134A.10        
Judgment Search (fee for each name certified)
Fee: $5.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $55
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(8)
Notice of Objection Notice of Hearing
Fee: $1.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. §§ 550.143 , subd. 5 (b), 551.05, 571.914
Order to Show Cause After Disclosure (per debtor)
Fee: $5.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(14)
Plea of Confession Filing greater than $15,000
Fee: $285.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $285
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(1), 548.23, 134A.09, 134A.10 
Plea of Confession Filing less than or equal to $15,000
Fee: $65.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 548.23, 357.022, 134A.09, 134A.10
Request for Disclosure (per debtor)
Fee: $5.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(14)
Satisfaction of Judgment or partial satisfaction
Fee: $5.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $5
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(7)
Transcript of Judgment docketed in District Court
Fee: $40.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $40
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(6)
Transcript of Judgment issued from District Court
Fee: $40.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $40
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(6)