Ontario Regulation 823 sets out the specific fees to be charged for processing a Freedom of Information Request.

 

Fees required for all freedom of information requests
Application fee $5 Must accompany your request. The fee is mandatory and cannot be waived.
Appeal fee – general records $25 Payable to the Minister of Finance.
Appeal fee – personal information $10 Payable to the Minister of Finance.
Appeal fee – personal health information no fee
Photocopies $.20 per page Relates to processing fees. Payable before records are received.
Computer programming $15 per 1/4 hour If needed to develop a program to retrieve information.
Computer disks $10 per disk Relates to processing fees. Payable before records are received.
Search time $7.50 per 1/4 hour Required to search and retrieve records.
Record preparation $7.50 per 1/4 hour Required to prepare records for release (removal of confidential information)