All fees are payable to the Workers' Compensation Court. Sufficient information must be provided to the Court to relate the fee payment to the proper file. This information should include the name of the injured worker, date of injury, and if possible, the court file number.
Please direct all fee-related questions to the Administration Office of the Workers' Compensation Court at 405-522-8776, or in-State toll free at 800-522-8210.
|Fee Type||Fee Amount||Statute||
|Final Award Fee||$140||85 O.S., §368(A)||The party against whom an award becomes final (i.e. the employer/insurer if there is an award of compensation, or the worker if there is a denial or dismissal of a claim).|
Court En Banc Panel
|$175||85 O.S., §340(C)||The party appealing the trial judge’s order to a three-judge review panel of the Workers’ Compensation Court.|
|Reopen Fee||$130||85 O.S., §368(B)||The party seeking to reopen a case. It is payable by the worker if the request is to reopen on a change of condition for the worse. It is payable by the employer/insurer if the request is to reopen on a change of condition for the better.|
Fee for Compiling
Record for Appeal to Supreme Court
|$100||85 O.S., §340(E)||The party taking the appeal to the Supreme Court. If more than one party to the action shall prosecute an appeal from the same order, decision or award, the fee is paid by the party whose petition in error is determined by the Workers’ Compensation Court or appellate court to commence the principal appeal.|
|Self-Insurance and Servicing Company Annual Application Fee||$1,000||85 O.S., §369(A)(B)(C)||Group self-insureds, individual own risk employers and servicing companies in order to receive a permit from the Court Administrator to operate in Oklahoma.|
Fee for Review of Interim Financial
Statements of Self-Insured Employers
|$500 per review, not to exceed $1,000 per state fiscal year||85 O.S., §369(D)||Self-insured employers whose financial statements and/or loss runs are subject to interim review by Workers’ Compensation Court personnel.|