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This page has the transcript order forms and details of where to lodge them for these courts:
Information about fees for transcripts is at the bottom of this page.
Other courts and tribunals
You can order transcripts for the Land and Environment Court and the
NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) from the relevant registries.
Details of how to order transcripts from the other courts and tribunals can be obtained from the jurisdiction websites. See
NSW courts and tribunals for links.
Please note: a new process for the delivery of Supreme Court Civil daily transcript has been introduced. After submitting your request a nominated service provider will contact you to arrange payment details. Daily transcript will not be provided until payment details have been confirmed.
Follow this link to the
Supreme Court website where you will find transcript order forms.
Reporting Services BranchPhone: 02 8757 1022Fax: 02 8688 9671Email:
These are the transcript order forms for Local and District Courts.
Criminal Jurisdiction and Local Court Civil Jurisdiction
District Court Civil Jurisdiction
Transcript order form for District Court Civil [PDF 139kb]
For Local and District Court proceedings in the Sydney CBD order transcripts from:
Location: Level 4, Downing Centre, 143 - 147 Liverpool St, SydneyPhone: 02 9287 7338Fax: 02 9287 7542Email - District: firstname.lastname@example.orgEmail - Local:
For Local and District Court proceedings in the outer metropolitan and country areas, you may lodge the form at the registry of the court where the matter was heard.
For matters heard in the Industrial Relations Commission you can order transcripts directly from the registry:
Location: Ground Floor, 47 Bridge St, SydneyPhone: 02 4226 6888Fax: 02 4228 6711Email:
Transcription fees are prescribed under the
Criminal Procedure Regulations 2005 and the
Civil Procedure Regulation 2005.To find out about cost of transcripts, an application has to be made to the court or tribunal where the matter was heard.
Fees for transcripts may be paid by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card (Visa card, Mastercard and Bankcard accepted).
Waiver of fees
All litigants who receive Legal Aid and all appellants in the Court of Criminal Appeal automatically receive a waiver of transcript fees.
What if you cannot afford to pay for a transcript?
If you need a transcript, but cannot afford to pay for it, apply to the registrar of the court where the case was heard. The registrar has the power to decide whether you can have the transcript free of charge, for a lower fee, or whether you can delay payment until you can afford to pay.
Find out why and how court transcripts are made and who owns copyright.