Filing a request

FIling a Request for Mediation 

The parties may, but are not obliged to, use the appropriate Form to file a Request for Mediation (“Request”). Requesting Party(ies) should submit the applicable Form to the ICC International Centre for ADR electronically, (and sufficient number of hardcopies only if a notification in hard copy is requested), and follow the instructions below. 

The Form, currently available in English, French and Spanish, can be obtained by sending an e-mail to Please note however that the official languages of the Centre are English and French

To file a Request where there is an agreement for ICC Mediation —either a pre- existing clause in the applicable contract or by subsequent agreement of the parties—the Requesting Party(ies) must follow the provisions of Article 2(1) of the ICC Mediation Rules. To file a Request where there is no prior agreement for ICC Mediation, the provisions of Article 3 of the ICC Mediation Rules must be followed 

The Request shall not be considered complete until the filing fee, amounting to US$ 3,000, is received by ICC. Payment details are available here. 

Where to submit the Request 

The Request shall be made in writing and may be submitted electronically by e-mail or fax. However, a hardcopy must also be provided. If the Request is not filed jointly by all of the parties, the party or parties filing the Request must simultaneously send the Request to the other party or parties, as well as the Centre.

ICC International Centre for ADR
Address: 33-43 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France
Fax: +33 1 86 26 67 49