Court Transcripts

Auscript is the exclusive transcription provider for the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service (NICTS).

From 1 October 2018, Auscript is delivering its world-leading court transcription services to the NICTS for Courts throughout Northern Ireland. Please contact the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice directly to request a transcript or audio recording of court proceedings within Northern Ireland.

What courts are serviced?


  • Court of Judicature for Northern Ireland
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Crown Court
  • County Courts
  • Magistrates’ Courts
  • Coroner’s Courts

How to order a transcript

Please contact the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice directly to request a transcript or audio recording of court proceedings within Northern Ireland.

Contact details for the Central Office:

Central Office
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JF
DX: Central Office, DX 456 NR, Belfast
Email: centraloffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Fax Number: 028 90 313836
Website

Helpful tips for requesting transcripts or audio recordings

All requests must be placed in writing to the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice.

Requests will be placed before the Lord Chief Justice for consideration.

When making a request, the following information should be provided:

  • the full details of the case including ICOS number, names of the parties, dates and times of hearings, the presiding judge and the court venue (including, where possible, the Courtroom)
  • detailed reasons for the request including the purpose for which the material is required and
  • whether the request is for the whole or a specific part of the proceedings

Fee information is provided here.

For all questions, please contact the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice:

Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JF
DX: Central Office, DX 456 NR, Belfast
Email: centraloffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Fax Number: 028 90 313836
Website

+ How to order a transcript

How to order a transcript

Please contact the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice directly to request a transcript or audio recording of court proceedings within Northern Ireland.

Contact details for the Central Office:

Central Office
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JF
DX: Central Office, DX 456 NR, Belfast
Email: centraloffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Fax Number: 028 90 313836
Website

+ Helpful tips for requesting transcripts or audio recordings

Helpful tips for requesting transcripts or audio recordings

All requests must be placed in writing to the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice.

Requests will be placed before the Lord Chief Justice for consideration.

When making a request, the following information should be provided:

  • the full details of the case including ICOS number, names of the parties, dates and times of hearings, the presiding judge and the court venue (including, where possible, the Courtroom)
  • detailed reasons for the request including the purpose for which the material is required and
  • whether the request is for the whole or a specific part of the proceedings

Fee information is provided here.

For all questions, please contact the Central Office, Royal Courts of Justice:

Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JF
DX: Central Office, DX 456 NR, Belfast
Email: centraloffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Fax Number: 028 90 313836
Website