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The temporary fee change will not apply from 1 April 2021.
Intellectual Property Office (IPO) fee waivers made due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will not be extended beyond 31 March 2021.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses needed support to:
The IPO made temporary fee changes from 30 July 2020 to 31 March 2021 to aid filers, and stimulate business activity and growth.
The fee changes applied to:
From 1 April 2021, the IPO’s usual fees will apply, as the temporary fee change will not be extended.