Fees

1.Filing fee: 10,500 yen* (incl. tax) to be paid by the Plaintiff 。。 * 3,150 yen (incl. tax) for Small Claims (meaning claims for payment of less than 300,000 yen)

2.Hearing fee: 5,250 yen* (incl. tax) per hearing to be paid by each of the Plaintiff and the Defendant
。。 *None for Small Claims

3.Completion fee: To be paid when the settlement agreement or judgment is entered into. The ratio of the amount payable as between the Plaintiff and the Defendant is determined by the mediator or the arbitrator. The amount depends on the amount of the claim as follows:

Quick Chart of Completion Fees

Amount of claim
(yen)
Completion fee
(incl. tax)(yen)
Amount to be paid by each party**
(yen)
*100,000 8,400 4,200
*300,000 25,200 12,600
500,000 42,000 21,000
1,000,000 84,000 42,000
3,000,000 252,000 126,000
5,000,000 315,000 157,500
7,000,000 378,000 189,000
10,000,000 472,000 236,000
15,000,000 630,000 315,000
20,000,000 735,000 367,500
30,000,000 945,000 472,500
50,000,000 1,155,000 577,500
100,000,000 1,522,500 761,250

* If the case is a Small Claim, the completion fee is 10 of the amount of the claim.
** This chart shows the case where the parties shall share the completion charge equally.

Formula for Calculation of Completion Fees

Completion Fee*
(yen)
Completion fee
(incl. tax)(yen)
Up to 3,000,000 yen** A x 8
More than 3,000,000 yen up to 15,000,000 yen 240,000 yen + (A - 3,000,000 yen) x 3
More than 15,000,000 yen up to 30,000,000 yen 600,000 yen + (A - 15,000,000 yen) x 2
More than 30,000,000 yen up to 50,000,000 yen 900,000 yen + (A - 30,000,000 yen) x 1
More than 50,000,000 yen up to 100,000,000 yen 1,100,000 yen + (A - 50,000,000 yen) x 0.7
More than 10,000,000 yen up to 1,000,000,000 yen 1,450,000 yen + (A - 100,000,000 yen) x 0.5
More than 1,000,000,000 yen 5,950,000 yen + (A - 1,000,000,000 yen) x 0.3

* Consumption tax will be added.
** If the case is a Small Claim, the completion fee is 10 of the amount of the claim.