Pay Filing Fee in Installments (Application)

Rev. 1/29/2019


Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1006

Miss. Bankr. L.R. 1006-1(b)(1)



Only an individual debtor may request permission to pay the filing fee in installments.  At the time the debtor files the voluntary petition, the debtor must file Official Form 103 Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments ("Application").


When an attorney represents the debtor the attorney must file a statement disclosing any fees the attorney received from the debtor using the local form MSSB-LR-1006-1 Disclosure of Pre-Petition Fees Paid by Debtor to Debtor's Counsel.  Click here for more information.


Note: A non-individual debtor may not pay the filing fee in installments.





  • Voluntary Petition - Part 2 #8 on page 3 indicates if the debtor intends to pay the fee in installments.

  • Debtor is an individual.

  • Official Form 103A - Completed and executed by the debtor and debtor's attorney (if applicable)

  • Local Form MSSB-LR-1006-1 (if applicable) disclosing any fees paid by the debtor to the debtor's attorney.


The debtor may apply to pay the filing fee in up to four installments with the last payment to be made no later than 120 days from the date the debtor files the petition.  


Docket Event:


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File an Amended Application

File the amended application using the above docket event, and select "Amended" from the drop-down prefix box.