Notice of Amendments to FRAP, Form 4, and Fee Schedule - Effective December 1, 2013

On December 1, 2013, amendments became effective to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP); Form 4; and the Court of Appeals Miscellaneous Fee Schedule.

FRAP, Form 4, and the Fee Schedule have been updated on this court's website to reflect the changes .

Here is a red-lined version of the revisions to:

FRAP 13: Appeals from the Tax Court
FRAP 14: Applicability of Other Rules to Appeals from the Tax Court
FRAP 24: Proceeding In Forma Pauperis
FRAP 28: Briefs
FRAP 28.1: Cross-Appeals

Here is a document highlighting the revisions to Form 4: Affidavit Accompanying Motion for Permission to Appeal In Forma Pauperis.


Fee Type

Old Fee

New Fee

Notice of Appeal
(payable to originating court)



Writ of Mandamus



Petition for Review



Record Retrieval 
(from Federal Records Center)