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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.
Miscellaneous Fees
Faxes - $25 transmission fee for each 50 pages, or part thereof
Fee: $25.00
Authorization: Civil Court Rule 5.05, Juvenile Court Rules 31.01 , subd. 2, Juvenile Court Rules - Adoption 25.01 , subd. 3
Forms Packets - 1 to 10 pages
Fee: $0.00
Authorization: Court Operations Policy 506(b)
Forms Packets - 11 or more pages
Fee: $5.00
Authorization: Court Operations Policy 506(b)
Forms Packets - Harassment
Fee: $0.00
Authorization: Court Operations Policy 506(b)
NSF Checks (non-sufficient funds)
Fee: $30.00
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 604.113, subd. 2
Request for Driver's License Suspension
Fee: $14.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $14
Authorization: Minn. Stat. § 357.021 , subd. 2(2)
Subpoena - For Each Name
Fee: $16.00
Fee Calculation: Base Fee $16
Authorization: Minn. Stat. §   357.021 , subd. 2(3)