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SIAC Schedule of Fees

(All sums are stated in Singapore Dollars)


This Schedule of Fees is effective as of 1 August 2016 and is applicable to all arbitrations commenced on or after
1 August 2016.

Case Filing Fee+ (Non-Refundable)
Singapore Parties S$2,140*
Overseas Parties S$2,000
+ A filing fee is applicable to all arbitrations administered by the SIAC, and to each claim or counterclaim.
* Fee includes 7% GST.



Administration Fees
The administration fees calculated in accordance with the Schedule below apply to all arbitrations administered by SIAC and is the maximum amount payable to SIAC.

Administration Fees
Sum in Dispute (S$)
Administration Fees (S$)
Up to 50,000 3,800
50,001 to 100,000 3,800 + 2.200% excess over 50,000
100,001 to 500,000 4,900 + 1.200% excess over 100,000
500,001 to 1,000,000 9,700 + 1.000% excess over 500,000
1,000,001 to 2,000,000 14,700 + 0.650% excess over 1,000,000
2,000,001 to 5,000,000 21,200 + 0.320% excess over 2,000,000
5,000,001 to 10,000,000 30,800 + 0.160% excess over 5,000,000
10,000,001 to 50,000,000 38,800 + 0.095% excess over 10,000,000
50,000,001 to 80,000,000 76,800 + 0.040% excess over 50,000,000
80,000,001 to 100,000,000 88,800 + 0.031% excess over 80,000,000
Above 100,000,000 95,000

The administration fees does not include the following:
• Fees and expenses of the Tribunal;
• Usage cost of facilities and support services for and in connection with any hearing (e.g. hearing rooms and equipment, transcription and interpretation services); and
• SIAC's administrative expenses.
7% GST as may be applicable.

SIAC will charge a minimum administration fee of S$3,800, payable for all cases, unless the Registrar otherwise determines.

Arbitrator's Fees
For arbitrations conducted pursuant to and administered under these Rules, the fee calculated in accordance with the Schedule below is the maximum amount payable to each arbitrator, unless the parties have agreed to an alternative method of determining the Tribunal’s fees pursuant to Rule 34.1.

Sum in Dispute Arbitrator's Fees
Up to 50,000 6,250
50,001 to 100,000 6,250 + 13.800% excess over 50,000
100,001 to 500,000 13,150 + 6.500% excess over 100,000
500,001 to 1,000,000 39,150 + 4.850% excess over 500,000
1,000,001 to 2,000,000 63,400 + 2.750% excess over 1,000,000
2,000,001 to 5,000,000 90,900 + 1.200% excess over 2,000,000
5,000,001 to 10,000,000 126,900 + 0.700% excess over 5,000,000
10,000,001 to 50,000,000 161,900 + 0.300% excess over 10,000,000
50,000,001 to 80,000,000 281,900 + 0.160% excess over 50,000,000
80,000,001 to 100,000,000 329,900 + 0.075% excess over 80,000,000
100,000,001 to 500,000,000 344,900 + 0.065% excess over 100,000,000
Above 500,000,000 605,000 + 0.040% excess over 500,000,000
up to a maximum of 2,000,000

The above Arbitrator's Fees do not include 7% GST or its equivalent in the relevant jurisdiction, as may be applicable.


Emergency Interim Relief Fees
The following fees shall be payable in an application for emergency interim relief under Rule 30.2 and Schedule 1 to these Rules:

An application under Rule 30.2 and Schedule 1 must be accompanied by a payment of the following:

1. Administration Fee for Emergency Arbitrator Applications (Non-Refundable):
Singapore Parties S$5,350*
Overseas Parties S$5,000
* Fee includes 7% GST.

2. Emergency Arbitrator’s Fees and Deposits: The deposits towards the Emergency Arbitrator’s fees and expenses shall be fixed at S$30,000, unless the Registrar determines otherwise pursuant to Schedule 1 to these Rules. The Emergency Arbitrator’s fees shall be fixed at S$25,000, unless the Registrar determines otherwise pursuant to Schedule 1 to these Rules.


Challenge Fee (Non-Refundable)
A party submitting a notice of challenge shall make payment of the following challenge fee pursuant to Rule 15.3:

Administration Fee for Arbitrator Challenges (Non-Refundable):
Singapore Parties S$8,560*
Overseas Parties S$8,000
* Fee includes 7% GST.

Others Fees

Arb-Med-Arb Fees
Arbitration S$2,000
Arb-Med-Arb Singapore Parties SIAC S$2,140* + SIMC S$1,000 = S$3,140
Overseas Parties SIAC S$2,000 + SIMC S$1,000 = S$3,000
* SIAC Fee includes GST (7%).


Appointment Fees (Non-Refundable)
The appointment fee is payable where a request for appointment of arbitrator(s) is made in an ad hoc case. The fee is payable by the party requesting the appointment. A request for appointment must be accompanied by payment of the appointment fee prescribed below.

1 arbitrator 2 arbitrators 3 arbitrators
Singapore Parties S$3,210* S$4,280* S$5,350*
Overseas Parties S$3,000 S$4,000 S$5,000
* Fees include 7% GST.


Assessment or Taxation Fees
At the end of an arbitration, or after an issue has been decided in the course of the arbitration, the arbitrator usually makes an order for the legal cost incurred by a party (or a part of the legal cost) to be paid by the other party. The arbitrator usually fixes the amount of the cost to be paid.

SIAC prefers that the arbitrator does so. But if he or she does not do so, and the parties cannot agree on the amount, the Registrar of SIAC may be asked to assess the amount for the parties. This process is sometimes called "taxation" of costs. The party that requires the Registrar's services pays a fee according to the amount of costs claimed.

Amount of Costs Claimed Assessment or Taxation Fee
Up to 50,000 5,000
50,001 - 100,000 5,000 + 2% of excess over 50,000
100,001 - 250,000 6,000 + 1.5% of excess over 100,000
250,001 - 500,000 8,250 + 1% of excess over 250,000
500,001 - 1,000,000 10,750 + 0.5% of excess over 500,000
Above 1,000,000 13,250 + 0.25% of excess over 1,000,000
Maximum 25,000

The fee is payable at the time of request for taxation.
The above fees do not include 7% GST as may be applicable.
The above schedule of assessment or taxation fees is effective as of 1 August 2016.

Payment Information
Payments may be made by a local cheque payable to “Singapore International Arbitration Centre” or by bank transfer to our bank account. For bank details, please contact us at +65 6221 8833 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All cheques should be sent directly to:

Singapore International Arbitration Centre
32 Maxwell Road
#02-01
Singapore 069115

Attn: Accounts Department (Please indicate party name/case reference number if available at the back of the cheque)

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