Payment of Fees - Madrid System

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

Types of fees


How to pay

Fees can be paid by:

Credit card

WIPO current account

Deductions from WIPO current accounts are authorized either by:

Bank and postal transfer

Payments can only be made in Swiss francs. 

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

In order for WIPO to properly attribute your payment, the following details should be provided:

  • Payer’s name
  • Payer’s complete address
  • Application code type (EN, EX, RE, etc....)
  • Trademark number (national for registration and international for other purpose)
  • Trademark name (if available)
  • Name of the trademark’s holder (if different than the payer)

Note: If the payment concerns more than one operation, please send the details (one
amount per operation) to

Bank transfer

  • Account name:  WIPO / OMPI
  • Credit Suisse, CH-1211 Geneva 70
  • IBAN: CH5104835048708081000
  • Swift: CRESCHZZ80A

Postal transfer (within Europe only)

  • Account name: WIPO / OMPI
  • SWISS POST/Postfinance, Engehaldenstrasse 37, CH-3030 Bern
  • IBAN: CH0309000000120050008
  • Swift: POFICHBE

Payment follow-up

The International Bureau of WIPO will send an acknowledgement of receipt to the person or entity effecting a payment to a WIPO bank or postal account within 10 days from such receipt. If the aforementioned acknowledgement is not received within the said period, please inform the International Bureau of WIPO at the following address:

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.