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Use this Application to Search a Court file or Record form when conducting searches of court records in the Trial Division and Court of Appeal.

The Application to Search a Court file or Record form must be used if you seek to:

  • inspect a court file in the Supreme Court of Victoria Trial Division or Court of Appeal
  • conduct a litigation/name search for any civil proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

A separate form will need to be submitted for each court file request. If conducting more than one litigation search, the same form may be used.

Permission is required to inspect a document filed in a criminal proceeding. See 'searching court records and obtaining copies of documents'.

Submitting the Form

Please submit the form in RedCrest.


A fee is payable for each search.

You will be required to authorise the relevant payment in PayPal after you have submitted your search request in RedCrest.

Read the Fees page for more information.

Further information

For further information about searching court records, see Searching court records and obtaining copies of documents.

Supreme Court of Victoria
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