Fees and payment

Payment information

Court fees must be paid in several types of cases. Oslo County Court will send you an invoice.

Our billing address is Oslo County Court, 1460ERSJ, Invoice Dept. DFØ, P.O. Box 4716, N-7468 Trondheim. 

For international payments:

Nordea Bank Norge ASA, N-0107 Oslo, Norway
International Bank Account Number/IBAN: NO8963450509304
Bank Identifier Code/SWIFT: NDEANOKK
Payment information: Kid and/or case number

The basic rate for one standard court fee (1R) is NOK 1,150 for cases filed from and including 1 January 2019.

Bankruptcy

  • For bankruptcy petition – as security for costs, NOK 57,500
  • Bankruptcy petition is withdrawn, dismissed, etc., NOK 1,725
  • Bankruptcy estate settled by means of distribution, NOK 28,750
  • Bankruptcy estate that is suspended or returned to debtor, NOK 14,375
  • In the event of petition for debt settlement proceedings in bankruptcy, a fixed fee must be paid to the Court. Along with the standard court fee, this goes to cover the fee for the members of the debt settlement committee. If the debt settlement proceedings end in bankruptcy, a fee shall be paid instead, as for a bankruptcy estate. As of 1 January 2019, the court's fee for carrying out debt settlement proceedings is NOK 5,750.

 
Death/inheritance

  • Public administration of estate with trustee (the trustee's fee comes in addition), NOK 10,350
  • Before estate administration is opened – security for costs (including court fee), NOK 45,000
  • Preparation of legal notice prior to public administration of estate, NOK 2,530
  • Preparatory court session in estate of deceased person, NOK 2,300
  • Safekeeping of last will and testament by the court, NOK 920. Note that the mandatory fee applies per document. This means that, for codicils, changes or replacements of the last will and testament, a new fee in the amount of NOK 920 per document will apply. 

Divorce/legal separation

  • Preliminary court procedure, NOK 2,300
  • Public administration, NOK 12,075
  • The fee is halved if the estate is returned to the parties, NOK 6,038


Compulsory sale, derogation and other legal enforcement

  • Petition for enforcement, NOK 1,265
  • Petition for enforcement of foreign basis for execution, NOK 1,955
  • Resolved compulsory sale of real property/share in housing cooperative/documents of title in shared ownership flat, NOK 8,510
  • Resolved court-ordered transfer of real property, NOK 8,510
  • Resolved compulsory dissolution of joint ownership, NOK 8,510
  • Compulsory derogation in compulsory sale pursuant to Section 11-14 of the Legal Enforcement Act, no charge
  • Petition for derogation/eviction pursuant to Section 13-2(3)(d) and (e) of the Legal Enforcement Act, NOK 2,415


Provisional security and provisional decisions

  • Petition for provisional security (attachment and preliminary measure), NOK 2,875
  • Petition for change, repeal, extension of provisional security, free of charge
  • Preliminary decision pursuant to Section 92 of the Marriage Act (on the right to maintenance), free of charge
  • Preliminary decision pursuant to Section 92 of the Marriage Act (not on the right to maintenance), NOK 2,875
  • Preliminary decision pursuant to Section 91 of the Marriage Act, NOK 2,875


Debt settlement/restructuring

  • Petition for opening debt settlement proceedings, free of charge
  • Petition for compulsory debt settlement; free of charge
  • Petition for change or repeal of debt settlement proceedings, free of charge


Appeal of Execution and Enforcement Commissioner's decisions

  • NOK 1,150


Appeal

  • Appeal of judgement, NOK 27,600
  • Appeal of ruling or judge's order, NOK 6,900


Notarisation

  • Per notarised confirmation, NOK 287


Other

  • Writ of summons, NOK 5,750
  • Cases regarding child abduction – no charge