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The Registrar General Department approved fees relating to Trademark, Product, Contract Registrations and Certificates Legalization as from  3rd January 2022.

TRADEMARK Fees 
 Trademark Searching €70
 Trademark Registration €210
TRADEMARK RENEWAL Fees 
The fee for renewal of a registered trademark or a collective mark includes one class of goods or services. €100
The fee for changing a registered trademark (Please note that only minor changes that do not alter the overall impression of the trademark can be entered in the register) Entry concerning changes to name, domicile, or representative.  €100
 FOOD PRODUCT REGISTRATION Fees 
 Food €750
 Water                    €300
 Fruit Juice             €750
 Wines                     €750
 Milk and Diary products €750
 Spirit Drinks                    €750
 Bread           €700
 Oil and Fats                    €550
 Cocoa Products and Non-Nutritive Sweeteners                    €750
REGISTRATION  FOR  DRUGS €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  CHEMICALS €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  BIOLOGICALS €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  MEDICAL DEVICES €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  HERBALS €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  COSMETICS €750 
REGISTRATION  FOR  VETERINARY €750 
LEGALIZATION OF JUDICIARY  DOCUMENTS Fees 
   
 Authorization €165
 Litigation papers €165
 Arbitration documents €165
CIVIL DOCUMENTS LEGALIZATION Fees 
Public Agency  / Private Agency €550
 Authorization €0.01  Guarantee Value
 Property Sales Contract €0.01  Sales Value
 Property Lease Document €0.01  Lease Value
 Mortgage Contract €0.01  Mortgage Value
 Document of Deposit €0.01  Deposit Value
PERSONAL STATUS DOCUMENT LEGALIZATION Fees 
 Birth Certificate €15
 Adoption Certificate €15
 Certification of Will €50
 Certification of Endowment €95
 Marriage Contract €250
 Certificate of Divorce €265
 Marital Approval €265
 Certification of Maturity €265
EDUCATION DOCUMENTS LEGALIZATION Fees 
 Academic Certificates €25
 Other Certificates €25
COMMERCIAL DOCS. LEGALIZATION Fees 
 Certificates of Origin €0.01% Certificate value
 Business Contract Agreements     €0.5% Contract value
 Product Registered Cert/Docs.     €0.5% Product value
 Proforma  Invoice € 300
MEDICAL DOCUMENTS Fees 
 Medical Certificates €10
 Medical Reports €5
CORPORATE/LEGAL DOCUMENTS Fees 
 General Power of Attorney €165
 Certificate of Incorporation €200
 Certificate of Existence €120
 Financial Statement €95

Office of the Registrar General’s Department
Ministry of Justice Route De L'Aéroport, Cotonou, Benin.
Tel: +229 21 20 22 47 Tel: +229 21 20 22 23
Email: registrar.general@justice-gov.org / rgd.moj@gmail.com
Website: www.justice-gov.org