Refund request procedures for payments made through

In the event that you need to request a refund of fees paid to the District Court, Northern District of Georgia, please follow the following steps:


  1. Obtain a copy of the form Application For Refund of Fees Paid Electronically Through This form can be found on our website under the Forms section.
  2. Fill in all applicable blanks. The receipt number should begin with 113E and is required for the processing of a refund request.
  3. Once you have completed the form, save the completed form as a PDF document.
  4. Electronically file the form using the event Application for Refund of Fees paid online in the case it pertains to. This event can be found under Civil → Other Documents. During the docket entry, you will attach the completed application in PDF format. If the refund is for a duplicate payment on a Case Initiating Document entry for a new case, you may need to wait 24-48 hours for the case to be input into CM/ECF before you can docket the application in the case.

The refund request is usually processed within 24 hours of receipt.