Complete the form with the relevant details and submit it to the relevant
District Court registry by post or in person. You will also need to enclose or bring along the appropriate fee.
If you are posting the form, you may enclose a cheque, credit card authorisation or debit card authorisation for the fee amount.
If you choose to pay a fee in person at the registry, you may pay in cash, by cheque, EFTPOS or credit card (Visa card and Mastercard only).
Transcripts for more information and forms.
Listed below are forms and fees for general District Court services.
Application to waive fees [PDF 116kb] [DOC 268kb]
Service and Execution of Process forms (see
Service and Execution of Process Regulations 1993 Cth)
See also the
Guidelines for waiver, remission and postponement of fees.
[PDF 46kb] [DOC 46kb]
The following fees are prescribed by the
Civil Procedure Regulation 2017 and
Criminal Procedure Regulation 2017 and are payable from 1 July 2018.
Please note, the Sheriff's Office also charges
fees for its services, including for the service of documents.
Matter for which fee is payable
Issuing a subpoena (for production, to give evidence, or both)
Receipt by the registrar of a document or thing produced in compliance with a notice to produce under Part 34 of the
Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Filing or registering a copy or certificate of a judgment, order, determination, decree, adjudication or award of any other court or person under section 133 of the
Civil Procedure Act 2005
Opening or keeping open the registry or part of the registry:
(a) on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday
(b) on any other day before 9 am or after 5 pm
Requesting production to the court of documents held by another court
Furnishing one or more sealed or certified copies of a judgment or order, or of the written opinion or reasons for opinion of any judicial or other officer of the court
Retrieving, providing access to and furnishing a copy of any document (otherwise than as provided for by items 6, 8 and 10)
$13, plus $7 for each 10 pages (or part of 10 pages) after the first 20 pages
Retrieving and providing access to, but not furnishing a copy of, any file or box of files, where the file or box of files is retrieved from on off-site storage facility
(a) standard retrieval request - $82 per file or box of files
(b) non-standard retrieval request (including urgent, high or after hours priority retrieval request or a retrieval request for deliver to or from a regional location outside the Sydney metropolitan area) - Such additional fee incurred by a court
Supplying a duplicate recording of sound -recorded evidence -per cassette tape or disc
Supplying a copy of a transcript of any proceedings:
(a) where the matter being transcribed is under 3 months old
$91, plus an additional $11 for each page after the first 8 pages
(b) where the matter being transcribed is 3 months old or older
$111, plus an additional $13 for each page after the first 8 pages
Providing any service for which a fee is not otherwise imposed by this Schedule
A fee may not be imposed under this item except with the approval of the registrar.
New South Wales Supreme, District and Local Courts.Online Registry