Ontario Court of Appeal

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Court of Appeal
Court of Appeal
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/notices/pd/electronic-filing.htmhttps://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/notices/pd/electronic-filing.htm
Last amended
July 3, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Affidavits of service
  • Correspondence
  • Factums
  • Transcripts
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
  • HTML
Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method
  • Email
  • CD/USB
Submission method - additional info

Submit documents to COA.E-file@Ontario.ca

Attachment size limit

10MB

Submission instructions

The sender must include in the subject line of the email the nature of the attachment and the court file number.


The file names for all electronic versions of factums, transcripts and other material must start with the Court of Appeal appeal or motion number followed by one of the character codes set out on the ONCA website.


Ex: C55557.TRN.PDF

C55557 = File/motion number

TRN = Character code

Paper copies required?
Yes
Paper copies - additional info

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Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee to file documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal will reject any electronic version of a factum, transcript or other document that does not conform to the procedures set out in these Guidelines.

Ontario Court of Appeal
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/notices/pd/electronic-filing.htm
Last amended
July 3, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Affidavits of service
  • Correspondence
  • Factums
  • Transcripts
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
  • HTML
Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Email
  • CD/USB
Submission method - additional info

Submit documents to COA.E-file@Ontario.ca

Attachment size limit

10MB

Submission instructions

The sender must include in the subject line of the email the nature of the attachment and the court file number.


The file names for all electronic versions of factums, transcripts and other material must start with the Court of Appeal appeal or motion number followed by one of the character codes set out on the ONCA website.


Ex: C55557.TRN.PDF

C55557 = File/motion number

TRN = Character code

Paper copies required?
Yes
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee to file documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal will reject any electronic version of a factum, transcript or other document that does not conform to the procedures set out in these Guidelines.

Ontario Court of Appeal
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/notices/pd/electronic-filing.htm
Last amended
July 3, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Affidavits of service
  • Correspondence
  • Factums
  • Transcripts
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
  • HTML
Acceptable formats - additional info

PDFs must have Optical Character Recognition enabled

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Email
  • CD/USB
Submission method - additional info

Submit documents to COA.E-file@Ontario.ca

Attachment size limit

10MB

Submission instructions

The sender must include in the subject line of the email the nature of the attachment and the court file number.


The file names for all electronic versions of factums, transcripts and other material must start with the Court of Appeal appeal or motion number followed by one of the character codes set out on the ONCA website.


Ex: C55557.TRN.PDF

C55557 = File/motion number

TRN = Character code

Paper copies required?
Yes
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Court of Appeal is available here. There is no additional fee to file documents electronically.

The Court of Appeal will reject any electronic version of a factum, transcript or other document that does not conform to the procedures set out in these Guidelines.

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