Submissions made after December 31st, 2022 are subject to the following APF:

Authors from Nepal: No APF

Authors from SAARC countries: USD 50

Authors from Low and Low Middle-Income Countries: USD 100

Authors from Upper Middle-Income Countries: USD 150

Authors from High-Income Countries: USD 200

Source: World Bank classification of countries by economies

Authors from the least developing countries may request a discounted processing fee or APF waiver. 

Active editorial board members and reviewers will get discounted processing fees.