Common Civil Court Filing Fees in Ontario

Civil filing fees in Ontario are governed by the Administration of Justice Act, as set forth in O. Reg. 293/92: Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal – Fees. Fees are payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.

Superior Court Fees in Civil Actions

Court Filing Amount
Statement of Claim $220.00
Notice of Application $220.00
Notice of Intent to Defend $175.00
Statement of Defence $175.00
Statement of Defence & Counterclaim ($220.00 if adding party) $175.00
A third party claim $220.00
Notice of Motion $160.00
Trial Record $405.00
Issuance of a Summons   $30.00
Consent Order Dismissing Action $160.00

 

Superior Court Fees in Small Claims Actions

Civil filing fees in Small Claims Actions (for amounts less than $25,000.00) are governed by the Administration of Justice Act, as set forth in O. Reg. 332/16: Small Claims Court – Fees and Allowances. Fees are payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.

Court Filing Amount
Plaintiff’s Claim – Infrequent Claimant $95.00
Filing a Defence $50.00
Defendant’s Claim $95.00
Notice of Motion $60.00
Issuance of a Summons $30.00

The above Ontario court filing fees are believed to be current as of June 1, 2017, but you should verify for yourself.

For more information on civil filing fees in Ontario refer to the links provided or call your local Court. For professional legal advice for your case, please call our Hamilton and Toronto lawyers of Michael’s Law Firm at 647-495-8995.