Forms and fees - Civil jurisdiction


Most forms for civil cases in the District Court are determined by the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005.

The standard forms are located on the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules (UCPR) website. Many civil forms can be filed online via the Online Registry website.

There are also a select number of forms specific to the district court.

District Court forms

Civil Consent Orders - General List (Form 1, Practice Note 1) [PDF 15kb] [DOC 35kb]

Order for Reference - Construction List [PDF 41kb] [DOC 44kb]


These fees are effective from 11 July 2019 and are prescribed by the Civil Procedure Regulation 2017.

Download a copy of the Guidelines for Waiver, Remission and Postponement of fees [PDF 46kb] [DOC 59kb]                

Item number

Matter for which fee is payable

Standard fee

Corporation fee


Filing an originating process (other than an originating process referred to in item 2)




Filing an originating process in relation to an appeal




Allocating a date for hearing of the proceedings by a judge, a judge and jury or a judicial registrar




Filing a requisition for trial by jury




Retaining a jury after the first day of trial

Note -

The fees under this item are to be paid by the party requesting a jury for the trial.

$537 per day

$1074 per day


Referring proceedings for arbitration under Division 2 of Part 5 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005




Filing an application for an order for the rehearing of proceedings under Division 3 of Part 5 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005​




Filing a notice of motion




​Hearing of proceedings by one or more judges, for each day of hearing or part of a day of hearing: (see below)

​(a) on the 2nd, 3rd or 4th day


​(b) on the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th day​$759

​(c) on or after the 10th day







File forms online:

New South Wale Supreme, District and Local Courts

Online Registry

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