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The filing fee specified in 28 U.S.C. § 1930 must be paid at the filing of the petition under Bankruptcy Rule 1006(a), or the petition must be accompanied by an application for payment of filing fees in installments under Bankruptcy Rule 1006(b).1 Waiver of the filing fee is possible under Chapter 7, but no provision for waiver exists for Chapter 13 cases.2
1 See §§ 36.6 [ Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments ] § 36.29 Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments and 38.3 [ Filing Fee and Option to Pay in Installments ] § 37.5 Filing Fee and Option to Pay in Installments.
2 See 28 U.S.C. § 1930(f) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1006(c).