Which Date Will be Deemed to be the Payment Date?
|Mode of payment||Where/type of transmittal||Payment date||Notices|
|Credit transfer or cash deposit at a bank||The day is relevant when the amount is credited to the fee account of the DPMA (not the date of the transfer)! *||Date when the amount is credited to the fee account of the DPMA||Please pay attention to bank charges and transfer times!|
|Direct debit collection||Valid SEPA core direct debit mandate and specification of the purpose of use of the mandate (A 9532.1)||Date of receipt of the forms by mail||Use required forms|
|Specification of the purpose of use of the mandate (A 9532.1) for a SEPA core direct debit mandate, which has already been submitted||Date of receipt of the form by mail or by fax||Use required form; additional payment list/Avis (advice note), if necessary|
|SEPA core direct debit mandate by fax||Date of receipt of the fax||Only valid if the signed original form is received within one month by the DPMA|
|SEPA core direct debit mandate sent by fax in advance; original to follow by mail||Date of receipt of the form by mail||In case of failure to meet the above mentioned one-month time limit|
|Cash payment||Counters of the document receiving services in Munich, Berlin and Jena||Date of payment||Please consider the local opening hours.|
Detailed information on costs and fees is available in the information leaflet Information Concerning Costs, Fees and Expenses.
Contact & questions
Do you have any questions?
Then please have a look at the overview of frequently asked questions and answers.
You can also call us or send us an e-mail.
- For all general questions concerning fees and payment transactions you can call our Central Customer Care and Services (+49 089 2195-1000).
- For special questions on payment transactions please call our hotline at +49 089 2195-4500.
- For inquiries on payment transactions please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 23 February 2023