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Waiver of Court Fees

A current pay stub, current benefits stub, a copy of the most recent income tax return or a copy of the most recent notice of assessment must be attached to the APPLICATION FORM >>.

If the applicant receives no income or benefits whatsoever, a letter signed by the applicant's medical doctor, priest or other official confirming that the applicant has neither income nor savings MUST be attached to the application form.

The eligibility criteria set out below must be met for the waiver of fees. The monthly income levels are:

One Adult $1067
and 1 child $1416
and 2 children $1700
and 3 children $1924
and 4 children $2148
and 5 children $2372
and 6 children $2596
and 7 children $2820
  Two Adults $1424
and 1 child $1708
and 2 children $1932
and 3 children $2156
and 4 children $2380
and 5 children $2604
and 6 children $2828
and 7 children $3052

 

The ONLY court filing fees that can be waived are as follows:

- to commence a proceeding pursuant to the Maintenance and Custody Act
- to set a matter down for trial without a jury
- to set a matter down for trial with a jury
- for a settlement conference
- to commence a divorce proceeding (other than the $10.00 Government of Canada fee)
- to file an answer
- for filing an answer and counter petition or defence and counterclaim in a divorce proceeding
- to purchase a tape
- to commence an action
- to file a defence
- for an interlocutory notice
- for an application to extend the time to file an appeal in the Supreme Court
- to an application to extend the time to file an appeal in the Court of Appeal
- for a Notice of Appeal to the Supreme Court
- for a Notice of Appeal to the Court of Appeal
- for a maximum of 25 copies
- for a maximum of 3 court file searches, and
- for the administration of one oath for one affidavit relating to the deponent's court action