You must pay court costs for certain small claims procedures.
The Tariff of court costs is specified in the legislation.
Recipients of last-resort financial assistance are exempt from having to pay court costs. If this applies to you, have your claim slip for the current month in hand or include a photocopy in your file.
You can pay the court costs online when you submit the Small Claims Division form (SJ-870E) or Response form to an action at the Small Claims Division (SJ-871E).
You can pay in person at the courthouse in cash, by debit or credit card or by certified cheque. Personal cheques are not accepted.
You must pay by certified cheque or money order made out to the Minister of Finance, referencing your file number.
April 24, 2023
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