1. REGISTRATION CHARGES

Filing Fee: Rs. 10,000 for two parties+ 3000 additional party

Consultation / Orientation Fee (If availed): Rs. 2000


2. MEDIATOR FEE

(For Grade A, B and C Mediators- Per Mediator)

(For Mediators who follow VIA Fee Schedule)

A. COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

QUANTUM OF CLAIM :
(In Indian Rupees)
MEDIATOR FEE :
(In Indian Rupees)
Up to 25,00,000 Grade B Per Session: 3,500.00
Total Fee: 25,000.00
Grade C Per Session: 3,000.00
Total Fee: 20,000.00
25,00,001 to 1,00,00,000 Grade A Per Session: 7,500.00
Total Fee: 50,000.00
Grade B Per Session: 5,000.00
Total Fee: 35,000.00
Grade C Per Session: 3,500.00
Total Fee: 25,000.00
Above 1,00,00,000 Grade A Per Session:10,000.00
Total Fee: 70,000.00
Grade B Per Session: 7,500.00
Total Fee: 50,000.00
Claim not Quantified Grade A Per Session: 7,500.00
Total Fee: 50,000.00
Grade B Per Session: 5,000.00
Total Fee: 35,000.00
Grade C Per Session: 3,500.00
Total Fee: 25,000

B. FAMILY DISPUTES

GRADE-C Mediator Fee GRADE-B Mediator Fee GRADE-A Mediator Fee
First Session: Rs. 3,000.00
Per Session: Rs. 2,500.00
(with a ceiling of Rs. 30,000)
First Session: Rs. 4,000.00
Per Session: Rs. 3,500.00
(with a ceiling of Rs. 50,000)
First Session: Rs. 5,500.00
Per Session: Rs. 5,000.00
(with a ceiling of Rs. 70,000)

*One Session: 3 hours or part thereof

*If mediation exceeds to more than 15 sessions, an additional fees of 20% is applicable.


3. ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

A. COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

QUANTUM OF CLAIM (In Indian Rupees) ADMINISTRATIVE FEE (In Indian Rupees)
Up to 25,00,000 15,000.00 Plus 1250.00 per one lakh or part thereof
25,00,001 to 1,00,00,000 40,000.00 Plus 750.00 per one lakh or part thereof
1,00,00,001 to 10,00,00,000 96,250.00 Plus 200 per one lakh or part thereof
10,00,00,001 to 25,00,00,000 2,76,250.00 Plus 125.00 per one lakh or part thereof
More than 25,00,00,000 4,63,475.00 Plus 750.00 per one lakh or part thereof with a ceiling of 10,00,000.00

* For disputes where claim cannot be quantified or ascertained, the fee shall be finalised by VIA, on the basis of facts.

B. FAMILY DISPUTES

ADMINISTRATIVE FEES (In Indian Rupees)
First Session 1750.00
Per Session 1500.00 (With a ceiling of 12.500.00)s

* One Session: 3 hours or part thereof

* If mediation exceeds to more than 15 sessions, an additional fees of 20% is applicable.


4. TRAVEL, BOARDING & LODGING CHARGES

Travel, Boarding & Lodging for Grade-C Mediators

Local Sitting :Travelling allowance of Rs. 400 per sitting.

Outstation Sitting : Actuals by Air, Rail or Car, plus out-of-pocket expenses at actuals for boarding, lodging and local transport subject to maximum of Rs 4000.00 per day in Metropolitan cities and Rs. 3000.00per day in other cities. A mediator who makes his own arrangements for boarding, lodging, local transport etc. may be paid out of pocket expenses at the rate of Rs 1500.00 per day, without production of vouchers.

Travel, Boarding & Lodging for Grade-B Mediators

Local Sitting : Travelling allowance of Rs. 500 per sitting.

Outstation Sitting : Actuals by Air, Rail or Car, plus out-of-pocket expenses at actuals for boarding, lodging and local transport subject to maximum of Rs.5000.00 per day in Metropolitan cities and Rs. 4000.00 per day in other cities. A mediator who makes his own arrangements for boarding, lodging, local transport etc. may be paid out of pocket expenses at the rate of Rs. 2500 per day, without production of vouchers.

Travel, Boarding & Lodging for Grade-A Mediators

Local Sitting :Travelling allowance of Rs. 750 per sitting.

Outstation Sitting :Actuals by Air, Rail or Car, plus out-of-pocket expenses at actuals for boarding, lodging and local transport subject to maximum of Rs 7500 per day in Metropolitan cities and Rs.6000 per day in other cities. A mediator who makes his own arrangements for boarding, lodging, local transport etc. may be paid out of pocket expenses at the rate of Rs. 4000 per day, without production of vouchers.


5. CHARGES FOR FACILITIES

i. Venue Charges: 5,000 per day i.e. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ii. Wi-FI Charges: Rs. 500 for two hours

iii. Documentation Camera charges: Rs. 500 for two hours

iv. Stenographic service charges (optional): Rs. 1,000

FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE

  • Registration Charges : To be paid by the Initiating Party at the time of filing of Request.
  • Mediator & Administrative Fee
    • Once the mediator is appointed, the initiating party shall make a deposit for 2 sessions of mediator fee and administrative fee.
    • If the mediation is abandoned due the absence of the opposite party or due to non-agreement in the first session itself, the balance amount will be refunded to the initiating party.
    • After the first session, both parties shall always keep a deposit of mediator and administrative fee of 2 sessions in advance. After the conclusion of the mediation, the amount will be settled.