Supreme Court of British Columbia

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Civil Court
Civil Court
Currency date
September 7, 2020
Jurisdiction
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#currenthttps://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

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Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

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Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

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Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Family Court
Family Court
Currency date
September 7, 2020
Jurisdiction
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#currenthttps://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Criminal Court
Criminal Court
Currency date
September 7, 2020
Jurisdiction
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#currenthttps://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Unavailable

Acceptable format(s)

Unavailable

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info

Not all registries allow e-filing in criminal matters. Contact the relevant registry to inquire whether they will accept documents by email or fax.

Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

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Additional information

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Supreme Court of British Columbia (Civil)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Supreme Court of British Columbia (Family)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Supreme Court of British Columbia (Criminal)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Unavailable

Acceptable format(s)

Unavailable

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info

Not all registries allow e-filing in criminal matters. Contact the relevant registry to inquire whether they will accept documents by email or fax.

Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

---

Supreme Court of British Columbia (Civil)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Supreme Court of British Columbia (Family)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Strongly encouraged
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Online platform
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

100MB

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

A schedule of fees for matters in the Supreme Court can be found at Appendix C, Schedule 1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules.

You must have a registered account to e-file with CSO. There is a non-statutory fee of $7.00 per package. A package may contain one or more documents relating to the same court file number. See  e-filing FAQs here.

Supreme Court of British Columbia (Criminal)
Province
British Columbia
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.bccourts.ca/supreme_court/#current
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)

Unavailable

Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Unavailable

Acceptable format(s)

Unavailable

Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Unavailable
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method
  • Email
  • Fax
Submission method - additional info

Not all registries allow e-filing in criminal matters. Contact the relevant registry to inquire whether they will accept documents by email or fax.

Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

---

Paper copies required?
Unavailable
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

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