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Chapter 5: Notarial Fees
Article 108
Notarial fees shall be charged according to the provisions in this Chapter. The notaries shall not increase or decrease the amount of fees of notarization.
Article 109
Notarial fees, unless otherwise provided by this Act , are based on the subject matter’s value, and shall be charged according to the following fee schedule:
1. When the subject matter’s value is NTD$200,000 and under, the fee shall be NTD$1000;
2. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$ 200,001 and 500,000, the fee shall be NTD$ 2000;
3. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$500,001 and 1,000,000, the fee shall be NTD$ 3000;
4. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$ 1,000,001 and 2,000,000, the fee shall be NTD$ 4000;
5. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$ 2,000,001 and 5,000,000, the fee shall be NTD$ 5000;
6. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$ 5,000,001 and 10,000,000, the fee shall be NTD$ 6000;
7. When the subject matter’s value is between NTD$ 10,000,001 and 50,000,000, with every NTD$ 10,000,000 increase in value, the fee shall increase NTD$ 2000. An increase in value less than NTD$ 10,000,000 shall be calculated as NTD$ 10,000,000; and
8. When the subject matter’s value is over NTD$ 50,000,000, with every NTD$ 10,000,000 increase in value, the fee shall increase NTD$ 1000. An increase in value less than NTD$10,000,000 shall be calculated as NTD$10,000,000.
Article 110
The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure shall apply mutatis mutandis to the assessment of notarization expenses, unless otherwise provided by this Act .
Article 111
The value of the right of Dian (a certain type of pawn right on a real estate) shall be assessed by the price of acquiring the possession of the real estate.
Article 112
When the value of the subject matter of juristic acts and facts related to private rights for notarization cannot be determined, the notarial fee is NTD $1,000.
Article 113
When the subject matter for notarization regards marriage, acknowledgment, adoption or other non-proprietary rights events, the fee for making a notarial deed is NTD$1000.
When notarizing a non-proprietary right event with its corresponding proprietary relationships, the notarial fee of the relationships shall be assessed separately
Article 114
When applicants apply for making notarial deeds regarding the following matters, the notarial fee is NTD$1000:
1. Acknowledgement, approval, or consent;
2. Rescission or termination of a contract;
3. Withdrawal of a will in part or in whole; or
4. An amendment or correction of a notarial deed regarding a juristic act that was made in the same notarial office without increasing the value of the subject matter. For those amendments or corrections of notarial deeds, notaries shall assess the notarial fees for the increased portion according to Article 109.
Article 115
When notaries’ actual personal experience is necessary for the making of notarial deeds, the notaries shall additionally charge NTD$1000 for each hour of experience. If the time of experience is less than one hour, the charge shall be for a full hour.
Article 116
When making notarial deeds regarding resolutions of shareholders’ meeting or other meetings, the notaries shall charge notarial fees according to the preceding Article.
Article 117
The notarial fee to an applicant for following the legal procedure of notarizing a sealed will is NTD$1000.
Article 118
The notarial fee to an applicant for the notarization of letters of authorization, demand letters, written receipts of performance, or protests of negotiable instruments is NTD $1000.
Article 119
When an applicant applies for making notarial deeds regarding juristic acts and also specifies the deeds’ immediate enforceability, the notarial fees is according to the standards specified in Article 109 or 112, and add a 50% fee.
Article 120
When applicants apply for the attestation of documents, the notaries shall charge the fee as half of the notarial fees.
Article 121
When applicants apply for notarization or attestation of matters without stipulations regarding their assessment of notarial fees in this Act , the notaries shall charge the fee according to provisions regulating the most similar matters.
Article 122
When the notaries perform their duties per applications of applicants after hours at night, during holidays, or for other time frames which are outside the normal working hours stipulated by laws or regulations, the notaries shall charge additional fees according to relevant provisions of this Act . The additional amount shall be half of the regular notarial fee assessed according to this Act . However, the additional fee shall not exceed NTD$5000.
Article 123
When the notaries perform their duties of notarization or attestation for bedridden applicants or other similar situations, the notaries shall charge an additional fee of NTD$2000.
Article 124
When the notaries make notarial deeds, there will be an additional charge for more than 6 pages. The additional charge will be NTD$50 for each page.
Each page in a notarial deed shall contain 20 lines, and each line consists of 25 words. When a page does not contain 20 lines, it shall be considered as one full page when assessing the additional fee.
Article 125
When the notaries make notarial deeds in foreign languages or attest translation of documents, the notaries shall charge a 50% additional fee. The additional fee shall not exceed NTD$10,000.
Article 126
If applicants request termination of notarization or attestation after the notaries start performing duties, or the notaries cannot complete performing their duties due to reasons caused by the applicants or persons preset , the notaries shall charge for half of the notarial fees stipulated by this Act . However, the fee charge according to this Article shall not exceed NTD$5,000.
Article 127
When applicants or other legally interested persons apply for inspection of documents in the file of notarial deeds or deeds of attestation, the fee shall be NTD$ 200 per inspection.
Article 128
When applying for transcriptions, photocopies or excerpt copies of notarial deeds, or deeds of attestations or ancillary documents, the fee shall be NTD $200 for each copy. For each copy which exceeds 6 pages, the charge per additional page will be NTD$ 5.
Notaries shall charge a translation fee of NTD $100 to $400 for each 100 words. The Judicial Yuan shall determine the criteria for notaries' assessment of the translation fee by regulation. A fraction of less than 100 words shall be considered as 100 words for the purpose of fee assessment.
The Code of Civil Procedure shall apply mutatis mutandis to the assessment of following expenses: the cost of postage and telegrams, freight costs, expenses for publication in official gazettes or newspapers, expenses for serving notarial documents, travel expenses of court notaries and their clerks incurred when performing their duties, travel expenses of civil notaries and their assistants incurred during the execution of notarial duties, and daily fees and travel expenses of expert witnesses and interpreters.
Article 129
The Judicial Yuan may increase or decrease notarial fees charged by orders due to changing circumstances. The maximum change is a one-half decrease or a ten times increase, according to the situation.