FOIPP Fees

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Fees for Personal Information:

1. Initial fee - no charge 
2. Copying fees - actual cost 

Fees for General Information:

1. The applicant must pay an initial fee of $5. Their request will not start until this fee is paid. 
2. The fee for locating and preparing a record for disclosure is $15 per half hour. 
3. An estimate of the cost of locating and preparing records for disclosure will be provided to the applicant. This estimate will be based on the formula outlined in Schedule 2 
4. The applicant has up to 20 days to accept the fee estimate or to modify their request to reduce the fee. 

Payment of Fee:

1. Processing a request stops once a notice of estimate has been forwarded to an applicant and starts immediately when the application agrees to pay the fee, and pays 50 per cent of the estimate. 
2. The balance of any fee owing is payable at the time the information is delivered to the applicant. 
3. Fees, other than the initial fee, or any part of those fees will be refunded if the amount paid is higher than the actual fee required to be paid. 

Schedule 2

The amounts of the fees set out in this Schedule are the maximum amounts that can be  charged to applicants. All applicable taxes are payable in addition to the listed fees.


1. Locating and retrieving a record - $15.00 per half hour
2. Producing a record from an electronic record

  • (a) Computer processing and related charges - Actual cost to public body
  • (b) Computer programming - Actual cost to public body

3. Preparing and handling a record for disclosure - $15.00 per half hour
4. Supervising the examination of a record - $15.00 per half hour
5. Shipping a record or a copy - Actual cost to public body
6. Copying a record: (a) paper copy (photocopy or computer printout) - 8 cents per page
(a) duplication of 16mm microfilm - $29.95 per roll
(b) duplication of 35mm microfilm - $32.95 per roll
(c) duplication microfilm to paper - 50 cents per exposure
(d) photographs (color or black and white from negative)

  • (i) 5” X 7”............................................. $9.00 per photograph
  • (ii) 8” X 10”.......................................... $11.00 per photograph
  • (iii) 11” X 14”....................................... $25.00 per photograph
  • (iv) 16” X 20”....................................... $40.00 per photograph
  • (v) 20” X 24”........................................ $100.00 per photograph

(h) duplication of 35mm color slide........... $8.50 per slide
(i) any other media not listed above.......... Actual cost to public body

Date de publication : 
le 29 Août 2018
Justice et Sécurité publique

Renseignements généraux

Access and Privacy Services Office
1st Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: (902) 569-7590

apso@gov.pe.ca