Patent renewal fees payment details
Current renewal fees for patens in Croatia are available at the following link. They are regulated by the laws/acts and subsequent regulations (e.g. The Act on the Administrative Fees in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights, The Regulation on Special Charges and Charges for the Provision of Information Services of the State Intellectual Property Office). The renewal patent fees are to be paid annually from the third maintenance year onwards without a notice from the Office. In the case of late payment (grace period of 6 months), the specified fee amounts are doubled.
The bank details for the fee payment are as follows:
Bank name and address:
Croatian National Bank
Trg hrvatskih velikana 3
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
BIC (SWIFT) CODE: NBHRHR2XXXX
Account holder name and address:
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Croatia, Katanciceva 5, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Account name: State Budget of the Republic of Croatia
Account number / IBAN: HR12 1001 0051 8630 0016 0
The following text should be entered in the remarks/descriptions/payment information field: "MODEL: HR63 PNB: 5657-6179-140007".
It is important to note that all payments must include the complete application number and the name of the applicant (possibly to be entered in the free text field of the payment order).
All the additional exchange and/or bank fees should be carried by the payer.
The accepted currencies for fees payment are: HRK, EUR, USD, NOK, SEK, CHF, GBP, DKK, CAD and JPY. The relevant exchange rate is the middle exchange rate of the Croatian National Bank (HNB).