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Geographical indications fees

All fees listed here:

  • exclude GST (15%)
  • are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

Application fee

ItemAmount

Application to apply for registration of a geographical indication

$5,000

See apply for a GI

The application fee for a GI application will not generally be refunded once the application has been submitted. For more information, please see our refund policy.

Renewal fees

ItemAmount

First application to renew registration of a geographical indication

$2,000

Subsequent application to renew registration of geographical indication

$500

Application to restore an expired geographical indication to the Register

$2,000 or $500 - whatever the application renewal fee would have been if it had been paid on time.

See renew a GI

Opposition/hearings fees

ItemAmount

Notice of opposition to registration of geographical indication

$700

Application for removal of geographical indication

$1,000

Application for alteration of a registered geographical indication or the conditions or boundaries related to it

$1,000

Hearing by Registrar (payable by each party)

$1,700

Payment

Invoices for GI fees will be sent out via email, and payment can be made by internet banking or credit card (or direct debit, if an authority already exists).