Design fees

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Updates to IPONZ services during COVID-19

Design fees

All fees exclude GST (15%) and are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

Application fee

Application for registration $100

See apply for a design

Renewal fees

First renewal (for a period of 5 years) $100
Second renewal (for a third period of 5 years) $200

See renewing a design

Oppositions/Hearings fees

Notices of opposition to correction of error $300
Hearing fee for each party $750
Notices of opposition by opponent $300

The same application fee applies irrespective of whether the:

  • application is for registration of the design to be applied to a single article or a set of articles,
  • design is a convention application or non-convention application.

The application fee for a design application will not generally be refunded once the application has been submitted. For more information, please see our Refund Policy.

Payment options

The preferred methods of payment for all fees are credit card, internet banking or direct debit.

Contact us for more information about setting up a direct debit account.