Government Claims Filing Fee and Fee Waiver

A $25.00 filing fee is required for all claims submitted to the GCP. The fee was established by the Legislature in the Budget Act of 2004 to provide funds to support the program. In some circumstances when a claim is awarded, the $25.00 filing fee will be refunded to the claimant by the paying agency.

Claimants should send the filing fee in with the Government Claim Form.

Fee Waiver

Claimants who are unable to pay the $25.00 filing fee may apply to have the fee waived. To request a fee waiver, you must fill out the Affidavit for Waiver of Government Claims Filing Fee and Financial Information Form.

Inmates in correctional facilities who wish to request a fee waiver must also use the form, attach a certified copy of their trust account balance, and provide their Inmate Identification Number.

Requirements for Waiving the Filing Fee

The fee shall not apply to the following persons: