Magistrates Court of Western Australia

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Magistrates Court mandated eLodgment

As of 1 March 2021, all Magistrates Court civil procedure applications and forms (Excludes: Restraining Order applications, Extraordinary Licence applications.) MUST be lodged electronically on the eCourts Portal.

In order to use eLodgment you will need to register for the eCourts Portal.



Welcome to the Magistrates Court of Western Australia.

The Magistrates Court of Western Australia has multiple registries located around the State to deal with:

  • Criminal - offence-based matters; and
  • Civil - claims for debt or damages and non-offence based matters (eg extraordinary licence applications, dividing fences and restraining orders).

Quick Links

Court Locations & Contacts Pay a Fine

Restraining Orders FVRO Conferencing

Public Notices

eCourts Portal

Go to the eCourts Portal website to view My Fines/Infringements, Todays Court Lists, Search Court Listings, Magistrates Court Online Forms, Notice of Residential Tenancy Applications, Guardianship & Administration and Pay invoice.

eCourts Portal


The Court’s ECMS is the electronic case management system for managing proceedings in all Western Australian courts and tribunals and is available through the eLodgment system on the eCourts Portal for use by the legal profession, government agencies and self-represented litigants.

Proceedings in the Court’s civil jurisdiction are commenced by filing originating documents. Once commenced other documents can also be filed using the ECMS. Filing fees are paid online and all court orders and listings can be accessed electronically by parties to the proceedings.

Benefits of eLodgment include the ability to lodge civil procedure applications and forms electronically. Access court documents and court orders 24/7. View online all civil procedure matters that you, or your client are linked to and receive court documents and court orders electronically.

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