Electronic Payment Now Available for PCT

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Electronic Payment Now Available for PCT

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has introduced a new payment option for PCT International applications.

Electronic payment is now available for PCT International applications.

Why should I make electronic payments?


  • it will save you time, paper and courier fees;
  • it is convenient – you can make your payment anywhere – anytime;
  • you’ll have certainty the payment has been made straight away without any delay. 

How can I make electronic payments?

Once you have filed a PCT International application you will receive an email with the summary of the fees due. The email will also include MBIE PCT Trust Account details into which you will need to pay your fee by direct credit.