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Payment of Fees - Lisbon System

Under the Lisbon system, all fees must be paid in Swiss francs (CHF).

Types of fees

Registration of an appellation of origin: 1,000 Swiss francs

  • Entry of a modification of a registration: 500 Swiss francs
  • Providing an extract from the International Register: 150 Swiss francs
  • Providing an attestation or any other information given in writing concerning the contents of the International Register: 100 Swiss francs

How to pay

Fees can be paid by:

WIPO current account

Deductions from WIPO current accounts are authorized either by:

  • quoting your WIPO current account number in the forms.

Bank and postal transfer

Payments can only be made in Swiss francs.

Note that all bank charges are to be settled by the payor.

Please indicate the purpose of your payment and information regarding the application (appellation name and type of fees) in the reference of your payment.

Bank transfers

  • Credit Suisse, CH-1211 Geneva 70
  • IBAN: CH51 0483 5048 7080 8100 0 
  • Swift: CRESCHZZ80A

Postal transfers (within Europe only)

  • SWISS POST/Postfinance, Engehaldenstrasse 37, CH-3030 Bern
  • IBAN: CH03 0900 0000 1200 5000 8
  • Swift: POFICHBE

Payment follow-up

The International Bureau does not provide any payment receipt or invoice.

Refund request

To request a refund, please fill in the general refund request form PDF, General refund request form PDF, General refund request form and e-mail it with supporting documentation to

For further information, please contact us.

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