The Court of the Lord Lyon
Scotland’s Heraldic Authority

Fees

Scale of Fees for the grant of Arms - Summary

The following fees, fixed by Parliament, together with the fees for artwork apply from 1 January 2018:

Fee on Lodging Petition (Non-returnable if Petition fails.) £350.00

(or 50% where lower), as part of total fees

New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield and crest and motto £2625.00 New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield alone £1805.00 New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield, crest and motto, together with supporters (see note 1 below) £ 3635.00/£3735.00 Matriculation of previously recorded Armorial Bearings, including shield, crest and motto £1310.00 Matriculation of previously recorded Armorial Bearings, including shield and motto alone £1130.00 Matriculation of previously recorded Armorial Bearings, including shield, crest and supporters £1870.00/£1970.00 Matriculation of previously recorded Armorial Bearings, including shield and crest, together with Grant of new supporters  £2340.00/2440.00 New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield, crest and motto to a commercial organisation £4200.00 New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield and motto alone to a commercial organisation £3,80.00 New Grant of Armorial Bearings, including shield, crest and motto, together with supporters  to a commercial organisation £5235.00/£5335.00 Certificate of Change of Name £ 255.00/£325.00 NOTES: 1. Supporters are normally granted only to Peers, Clan Chiefs and those of rank of Knight Grand Cross          and upwards. They are only granted to Companies established by Royal Charter or an Act of Parliament. 2. Extra charges are made additional to the above basic charges for extra painting work, such as          quarterly shields (£335.00 extra), the shields of heralds/pursuivants, decorative borders etc. 3. Postal charges are also additional to the above. 4. The Lodging Fee of between £310.00 and £375.00 (or 50% of dues payable, whichever is lower)          be sent with the Petition. The balance will be due when the Arms and draft text are agreed, and the          Petitioner has been notified of the total amount. 5. Cheques, in Sterling, should be made payable to Lyon Clerk for H.M. Exchequer. 
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