Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Monetary deposits may be of a sufficient amount to discourage frivolous candidacies but should not be so high as to prevent legitimate political parties or independent candidates from obtaining access to the ballot."
OSCE (ODIHR): Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
, p. 63
Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
Limits on individuals wishing to run for office may only be based on objective and reasonable criteria, including a reasonable monetary fee or deposit.